Random Ramblings

Perimenopause, B Vitamins, and Depression

Around three years ago, a woman who I know and trust, a woman old enough to be my mother—yet looks young enough to be my sister—asked me out of the blue, "Do you mind me asking, how old are you?" I was in my early forties. She clucked her tongue and shook her head in… Continue reading Perimenopause, B Vitamins, and Depression

Mental Health, Perimenopause, Random Ramblings

Living with Perimenopause: Part Two

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?” ― Ernest Hemingway If I could give only one piece of wisdom, share only one thing that's had a tremendous impact on my mental and physical heath.  I'd tell you to get outside and go walking.  I know this… Continue reading Living with Perimenopause: Part Two

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