This is a lockdown poem, and a take off on a family phrase ‘seen to.’ It’s a phrase in my husbands family that, since marriage is also my family. As in “She can’t go out because she has to ‘see to’ her husband” meaning – do the housework and serve him his food.
Where do you start when there are over 2,000 self help books about #menopause? Here are some of my favourites including useful tips and personal experiences to help you navigate your menopause. Self Help Books About Menopause — Tea & Cake For The Soul A lot of interesting books in the link above. Please use itContinue reading “Reblog: Self Help Books About Menopause — Tea & Cake For The Soul”
My new normal after a surgical menopause, and what helped me rebuild my life and find a new normal.
The biggest struggle for many women making this journey, is that those who have been through it aren’t willing to talk. Let’s break this cycle of silence and start conversations, so that women know there’s hope.
I’m a free bird and I’m gonna fly, To the balcony – watch the clouds roll by. Do a One-Mile-Walk till my heart feels light, Enjoy this wonderful aloneness, grateful that my family is alright. I’m a free bird and I’m gonna fly, To the balcony, with my hot cup of chai. I inviteContinue reading “Gonna Fly”
Lookin’ heavy but feeling light, A spring in her step because she feels alright. More on her middle and less junk on her face, It drives many women crazy, this acceptance of age. That pursuit of youth, it’s a really huge business, Keeps the doctors working – fills hospitals and clinics. But chemical free isContinue reading “Keep Her Away From Autoimmune Disease”
A laugh at some visits to the doctor years ago.
She’s like the bottom of the pot, where the spoon scrapes. When there’s less inside, to put on our plates. The bottom of the barrel that bears the pressure, When it’s filled to the brim and there’s no ease or leisure. The support for the busy of everyone else, And when she’s not well,Continue reading “She’s the bottom of the barrel”
Menopause is the hormonal change that women face when their bodies are no longer able to bear children. It’s a time when many women face drastic changes in their energy levels and need rest, in order to bounce back. My post talks of the need to open up a discussion on these issues. The videoContinue reading “Menopause – Let education be the way to freedom”
Just one spoon of oil ‘cos it’s good for my health, Being active and happy is my idea of wealth. We don’t suffer famine or drought, and there’s plenty. Unfortunately, it just adds layers to my belly. So just one spoon of oil when I cook my dinner, I have to make an effort toContinue reading “Just one spoon of oil”