Menopause, Life and Chocolate

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Make Up and Ageing

I was never the prettiest girl, so had to learn early how to wear make up to enhance what I have. As I've gotten older, and more comfortable with me, I don't wear make up when I'm not at work, or not at an event where there will be photos that could get posted all...

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Easy Chocolate Pots De Creme

These couldn't be easier. I got this recipe from "the view from the great islands" blog. Put 1 heaping cup of bittersweet chocolate chips in a blender, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Blend until chocolate breaks down and is blended. Then heat 1 cup of heavy cream...

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English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

I'm not a photographer, to excuse the unglamourous photo, but I'm telling you these sandwiches are easy and delicious! My husband loves them, so they're easy to make on a weekend morning and freeze them. You can do any combination. I scrambled 10 large eggs with 1 cup...

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Ur Guysis

Yes, I said "ur guysis" as in "ur guysis dance is really great" or "ur guysis meal will be right out". What happened to "your dance is really great" or "your meal will be right out"? I cringe every time I hear someone say "ur guysis". I heard a judge say it on...

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Silent Acid Reflux

About 5 years ago I began coughing, a dry cough and a chronic runny nose, I thought I had allergies. Then I started losing my voice, I became hoarse most of the time. I had trouble breathing. Then my heart would race, the episodes became more frequent, and I had a...

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Symptoms of PeriMenopause

When I first started this journey it started with anxiety. No one else I've talked to has had the same experience. The most prevalent and prevailing symptom seems to be hot flashes and/or night sweats. I did have these, but for a short few months to a year and then...

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Beauty and Aging

Does anyone else feel relieved that males aren't staring, drooling, or flirting with them anymore? I spent my pre-teens to young adult life having men staring, drooling, or flirting...I had many male coworkers and executives say things they really shouldn't to their...

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Authors I Read The Most

I am an avid reader, as I've said, mostly mysteries/detective fiction. I love a good "who done it". If you do too you might want to explore the following: Light Reading/Teen Reading Adele Abbot (Witch is When series) Mysteries Jeffrey Archer Donna Ball (if you like...

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Menopause…

Yup, menopause...that change all women must pass through, for me, it was the beginning of an ongoing online search for information to make this transition easier, so I could get back to living. But that never happened. I had a hysterectomy when I was 45 years old and...

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My First Post!

Hello Everyone, MY VERY FIRST POST! You have no idea how long I thought about this day, this post, this blog! I've searched the internet for websites with women discussing menopause, women having my experience, trying different ideas, chatting about it, but I couldn't...

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