Archive | February 2016

Hot Flashes…. Or Not!

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

This entry was posted on February 23, 2016.

My Tired Eyes

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

This entry was posted on February 9, 2016.