• Dr. Christiane Northrup

    I have this dream…in fact I’m going to create a vision board for it today. It’s a weekend of celebrating women. No, wait. Let me ...

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You could do what I did…but you may end up thinking: “It’s all in my head!” I’m talking about the first time I said “menopause” to my doctor and left disappointed. You see, everything I’ve learned about preparing to talk about perimenopause with my doctor I learned…well, by not preparing. That’s right. After finally working up the courage to say the word […]

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Dr. Christiane Northrup

I have this dream…in fact I’m going to create a vision board for it today. It’s a weekend of celebrating women. No, wait. Let me rephrase that. It will be a weekend for women to celebrate themselves. When was the last time you bought yourself a gift? Threw yourself a party? Signed up for a […]

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Ask the right questions

In order to manage my own health, I’ve chosen to treat my available options like a buffet — not closing any doors to any one avenue — creating a combination that works for me in this life phase. You might choose to blend traditional medicine with more holistic approaches. I see a family doctor for […]

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Happy Birthday to me! #thisismy48

It’s my birthday today so I’m going to take a page from Dr. Christiane Northrup… It’s my birthday today so I’m going to take a page from Dr. Christiane Northrup (doctor and author/latest book is Goddesses Never Age) today and rather than celebrate in a “yeah-I-am-still-here” kind of way, I’m going to take this opportunity […]

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Vision Boards

I’ll show you mine if you show me yours! Do you have a vision board? Share it. Let’s manifest a paradigm shift around midlife together! Have you ever manifested something in your life? Good weather for a golf game? An ill family member to recover quickly? Protection from the universe as you go about your […]

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The Puberty-Perimenopause Smackdown

What to do when you find yourself on the hormonal teeter-totter This story first appeared in the December issue of Ageless Living In a galaxy far, far away, whenever two neutron stars collide, there is a so-called stellar smackdown that occurs in just one-hundredth of a second. (www.space.com) Closer to home, whenever this happens—say, in […]

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Roller coasters & new beginnings

True story: These last few years have been a bit of a roller coaster for me. My perimenopause ride began nearly 10 years ago. It started with sore breasts, a couple of chin hairs and some slight changes in my period. It then spun into serious sleep issues, brain fog, anxiety and depression (scared the […]

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There is virtually no research on perimenopause.

One tour of “Dr. Google” and you will find lots of research on menopause. There is very little research on perimenopause. As Dr. Jerilynn Prior points out: That’s a shame because they are as different as chalk and cheese. CeMCOR is a research-focused, not-for-profit organization, based at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and it […]

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