Menopause and Swimsuit Season

 Welcome to the sisterhood of the shrinking bathing suits! It’s that time of the year when I get out my box of bathing suits.  I am pretty sure that I accidentally washed them in boiling hot water and dried them on extra high heat before I folded them neatly in this box…………as they all seem to have shrunk! Especially in the tush!    How am I going to keep my tush inside these bathing suits this season?  Staples and tape anyone???? So what’s a gal to do???...more

Chemotherapy or no Chemotherapy- Learn About the Oncotype DX Test

If you or someone you love is post-menopausal and diagnosed with stage one breast cancer, I suggest you speak the doctor about the Oncotype DX test. This test can help you and your doctor choose the best treatment for you. It can be one of the deciding factors on whether or not you need to have chemotherapy.  However, always remember, that the final choice lies with you and you want to be proactive. ...more

What Is A Liquid Biopsy?

I strive to keep you up to date on the latest information and science.I have been reading a lot about liquid biopsies quite possibly changing the way we analyze tumors!According to the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information), “Certain fragments of DNA shed by tumors into the bloodstream can potentially be used to non-invasively screen for early-stage cancers, monitor responses to treatment and help explain why some cancers are resistant to therapies.”...more

Are You In Perimenopause????

You’re hot, you’re moody, and you can’t remember the last time you got a good night’s sleep, let alone where you left your keys. Welcome to the club, you’re in perimenopause!...more

Honoring My Daughter This Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, I want to honor my daughter.On August 8, 2014, Sarah became a mother to Aviva or as she is now calling herself, “V”! I became Grandma EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!...more

Working, Parenting and Caregiving

During menopause, more and more of us are gaining membership to the aptly named “Sandwich Generation,” a group marked by its responsibility to simultaneously care for both its children and parents....more

The Top 3 Myths about Compounding Pharmacies

My very first menopausal symptom was brain fog! I would lose my train of thought, mid-sentence. My husband, David, began finishing my sentences for me during business meetings and even socially. Next to go was my sleep!...more

Experiencing Vaginal Dryness?

During our menopausal years, our sex lives have so much from which they can benefit: a strong sense of self, deep relationships, and bodies we actually know how to use!...more

Top 10 Reasons You Need to Understand Your Estrogen Window

E is for Estrogen (also Ellen).Is estrogen a friend or a foe? Are you confused???...more

Migraine Headaches and Menopause

There are headaches that gnaw at the base of your spine or throb in your forehead, but pop a couple of aspirin or ibuprofen and you can go about your usual routine....more