Tag: peri-menopausal

Not by the Hair of My Chinny-Chin-Chin

Not by the Hair of My Chinny-Chin-Chin

In honor of No Shave November, I thought this would be an appropriate topic to bring up. As I got to that “certain age,” somewhere between menstrual cramps and hot flashes, I was prepared for things like lip lines, upper arm fat and the fold of blubber that shows up right under your butt. But somehow, someone along the way…

Losing the Aging Game by a Hair

Losing the Aging Game by a Hair

I’m one of those really, really lucky women who is fortunate enough to be blessed with both pimples and wrinkles at the same time. One would think that if my skin was oily enough to generate pimples, it would keep me from getting wrinkles. But, no … That would only make sense in a universe where women did not get…

Ovary and Above the Call of Duty

Ovary and Above the Call of Duty

I really don’t understand the point of a uterus and ovaries once you are done having kids. I think once you make up your mind that the kitchen is closed, your lady parts should just fall out so you don’t have to deal with them anymore. I’m 47 and my kids have one foot out the door to college, so…

The Big Dipper of Zits

The Big Dipper of Zits

Several weeks ago I got up, looked in the mirror, and saw a constellation on my face. There it was, the Big Dipper of zits: one on my nose, two on my chin and two on my cheek. Connect the dots and you got a saucepan. “Augh!” I groaned to my husband. “Look at my face. I have pimples in…