Weight Gain and Menopause – What to do?

About five months ago, my life was turned upside down. There was no sweet introduction, just a BIG BANG! Literally, I started to experience the symptoms of menopause within a few days. I should say, a few hours, but in order to keep this post believable, I’ll tell a little, white lie.

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Kombucha 101

Kombucha is said to have many health benefits, but that is not the main reason why I started to experiment with this fermented tea. It was something new, something that I have never heard of. It was exciting. I know, so much excitement caused by tea.

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Motivation, where are you?

I’ve lost my motivation. More specifically, I’ve lost my motivation to exercise. Now that I am almost fifty, I feel that I am becoming who I was supposed to have been all along. David Bowie said something along those lines and I am decidedly more me. Belinda says it is more about the unbecoming of who you never really were and I also feel this is true. We become so many things for so many people, but it takes time and work to discover and discard the false selves. That’s just great, but this becoming and unbecoming means that I am now almost fifty, fierce and flabby.

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Why I don’t love Spring

The days are getting longer and warmer. I hear crickets at night. Birdsong wakes me from my slumber at sunrise. The blanket layers are coming off the bed. Less layers of clothing. These are the things I love about spring.

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Foot Pain – You can read it on my face!

I am trying to do a series of photographs for the Gram and the Blog today, but not feeling it. It feels as if pain has taken over my life. I think I might be on to something, but let’s start at the beginning.

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What are microgreens and why you should grow them

Microgreens are trending in the food and wellness communities. People who are focused on wellness through nutrition are adding them to wraps, sandwiches, salads and even smoothies. I was curious to find out more.

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