Abdominal pain shouldn’t be taken lightly. It can be caused by something as minor as overeating, but it can also develop into a life-threatening emergency. Here are 4 possible causes of abdominal pain in menopause: Healthier Diet You’ve always been told that eating more fruits and vegetables is healthy for your body. However, if you’re […]

3 Easy Remedies for Puffy Eyes

Menopause is the gift that keeps on giving. Now, in addition to menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and weight gain, you may have to cope with puffy eyes. The make-you-feel miserable symptoms include redness, itchiness, watering, and swollen eyelids. Fluctuating hormones can cause fluid retention in menopause. Other causes may include allergies, sleep deprivation, […]

Never Quit


Last week I had the opportunity to write for a new client, but a few days in, we mutually agreed that it was not a good fit. That was discouraging to say the least, but looking back I know it was the right thing to do. That started me thinking about the hard times that […]

5 Tips to Cut Salt in Holiday Foods


It won’t be long before it’s holiday time again, and time to indulge in your favorite foods. Company is coming over and you want everything to be perfect. Yes, you know too much salt is not good for you, but it’s just one day, so you may decide not to worry about your sodium intake. […]

4 Tips to Make Healthier Pizza


  Pizza is my favorite food. I could eat it every day of the week, and at least 3 times on Sunday. Give me a nice thick slice with pepperoni and sausage, and I’m a happy camper. Unfortunately, I’m also watching my waistline, and that thick crust, gooey cheese, and high-fat pepperoni and sausage can […]


One of the most frustrating things about menopause is how your body changes. A trim waistline in the past, may now be a pot belly. It’s easier to gain weight now because of declining activity, and less estrogen production. There are still many things you can do to control weight gain, and correcting some eating […]