Tag Archives: menopause

The Simple Woman’s Daybook – August “Office” Edition

FOR TODAY Outside my window…it is overcast but I can see some blue between the clouds. I am thinking…about how much I would love to be lowering my stress levels at a dance workshop right now, hip-dropping myself into a … Continue reading

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Dottering Middle Age

I wore my purple dress, purple shoes and crochet shrug to work this morning. Half-way through the morning I noticed that I was no longer wearing the shrug. Feeling a wee bit chilly, I felt around behind me on the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Thing

Today  I’m linking up with Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary. She hosts Just Write, the goal being to write about what is happening around you, freely and without editing or censure, what you see, hear, feel, think. I’m nervous because … Continue reading

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A Broken Day and a Pretty Dress

I haven’t written anything about my experience with menopausal depression for awhile. I don’t want to be one of those people who complain endlessly about their health, so I try not to talk about it too much. But since I started with … Continue reading

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A Darned Good Best

I went out to a pub on St. Patrick’s Day. A friend was providing the live entertainment for the evening with his guitar and a fun selection of Irish songs. I went with three friends and met up with other friends … Continue reading

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Menopausal Depression part 2

Please read my blog of February 8th for part one of the story. Thank you to those who have given me their love and support, your words mean a great deal to me. I am neither strong nor brave…in fact, … Continue reading

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Menopausal Depression part 1

Today is Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk about Depression day. Today, for every text message sent and every long distance call made by Bell and Bell Aliant customers, Bell will donate 5 cents to mental health programs. In a CTV news … Continue reading

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4am

I wake up at 1am and again at 1:30. I wake up at 3am and get up to pee. I lay in the bed and try not to fidget because Kelly is such a light sleeper and I don’t want … Continue reading

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