Baby Steps, Organizing, Random Ramblings

I’ve Accepted Family Circle’s 31-Day Detox Challenge #Organizing

I see articles like the one in Family Circle: "A 31-Day Detox Challenge to Help You Declutter Your Home—and Your Mind" all the time. The problem is, my perfectionism generally gets in my way. If I don't complete the "challenge," whatever it might be, I feel like a failure. If I don't start the challenge… Continue reading I’ve Accepted Family Circle’s 31-Day Detox Challenge #Organizing

Life After Forty, Perimenopause, Random Ramblings

Living with Perimenopause: Part One

Before we get started, I should probably make this clear.  I'm not a doctor.  I'm not a nurse. (I've had lunch with a nurse, but that doesn't count.)  I don't work in the healthcare field or industry.  I'm the "thing that reads a lot," a woman with an obsessive yearning for knowledge.  I may not… Continue reading Living with Perimenopause: Part One

Life After Forty, Mental Health, Perimenopause, Random Ramblings

Seventy-Nine Days

I've been away from WordPress for a while. Seventy-nine days, to be precise.  Over the years, I've struggled on and off with my pet demons: Depression, Procrastination, Fear, and Perfectionism.  They're nothing new to me.  They are the enemies I've known so long, we should probably get matching coffee cups. *Like this one from The… Continue reading Seventy-Nine Days