Healing Power: My Path to Mind-Body Wellness

Adventures in Perimenopause

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12 things I tried to help with symptoms of perimenopause (or whatever you want to call it)

Diagnosis: Human Woman

Adventures in Perimenopause

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How do you know when sleeplessness, weight gain, and night sweats are simply signs of getting older or something more? Lately, I’ve been remembering the complaints and jokes I heard from grandmothers and aunts as a kid, about what happens to women’s bodies as they age: insomnia, weight gain, moodiness. The irony is that most […]

How to get quality sleep when you’re in perimenopause

Adventures in Perimenopause

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When the alarm sounded at 6 am, I woke up damp and chilly, my nightshirt slicked to my sides. When I came to, I did a mental recap of the night before. I’d fallen asleep at 9:30 pm, after my nightly regimen: Lamotrigine (full disclosure, for Bipolar II), melatonin, and an over-the-counter nighttime sleep aid. […]

My adventures in perimenopause

Adventures in Perimenopause

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Hi. My name is Amy, and I’m perimenopausal. Do you know what perimenopause is? I didn’t know much about it until fairly recently when I embarked on a quest to figure out what this “condition” is all about. By reading a number of over-the-counter medical articles, I’ve learned that it can be a wacky rollercoaster […]