I chose NOT, without a doubt. Before it was even time for me to worry about that part of aging, I read one of Susanne Sommers books on aging. She talked about bio-identical hormones. I remember thinking that it was probably something that could only be found in the states. I already began to stew about it, because from the information I read in the book, I KNEW I wanted them when the time came. I knew that hot flashes did not sound like anything I ever wanted to experience AND I couldn’t imagine have to suffer the reminder of the fact that I was getting old on a sometimes, multiple times, daily basis. Other than the birth control pill and a couple prescriptions for antibiotics in my life, I haven’t taken any prescription drugs. I feel blessed for this in this day and age and I intend to keep it that way, particularly when you hear that the hormonal drugs the dr.’s are pushing for menopause are derived from horse urine :/ Continue reading
Alright, a month has passed, I’ve stalled as long as my friends will let me. They have been relentless, reminding me I agreed to do this and that I would give it my best effort.
Well, to begin with I googled ageing. Yikes!!! Did I really pick this topic? For someone that is not ageing gracefully and has no intention of doing so, I don’t know if this was a very smart decision. The first thing I notice is the word “presbyopia” and I think, what the heck is that? It doesn’t sound very good. I click on it and yes, I have that. It is when it becomes difficult to see things that are close. It . The first thing I notice is the word “presbyopia” and I think, what the heck is that? It doesn’t sound very good. I click on it and yes, I have that. It is when it becomes difficult to see things that are close. It says it begins in the forties Continue reading