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What if Losing Weight During Menopause Meant Losing Your Husband?

By Julie Dargan February 06, 2017

What would you do if your efforts to feel positive were sabotaged by your husband? What if you had to choose between losing weight during menopause and losing the most important man in your life? Imagine the following situation… Read More

Menopause: Easing the Next Step in Life’s Journey

By Julie Dargan October 08, 2016

Menopause is a natural stage of life, albeit sometimes one that shocks women when they reach it.

This can be due to the fact that menopause is rarely discussed and we tend to forget it exists until it actually affects us. Also, many women think that they are still too young to be entering the menopause phase, when in reality they are not. Read More

Menopause Weight Gain: 4 Tips to Halt the Dreaded Middle-Age Spread

By Julie Dargan February 25, 2016

In people’s younger years, they may have been coasting along, looking after themselves and maintaining a healthy body weight. Then they turned 50. All of a sudden, they find fat is being added to their body parts they never had to worry about before. Read More

How to Lose Weight After Menopause by Making Simple Changes to Your Diet

By Julie Dargan February 05, 2016

Belly fat!

No dictionary reference needed here.

Be it belly fat, pot belly, jelly belly or bane in your life fat, belly fat is not fun to have, especially if you eat well and exercise. Read More

6 Tips to Help Ease Vaginal Dryness in the Menopause

By Julie Dargan January 30, 2016

Why is it that, for many people, the subject of vaginal dryness in the menopause is considered a taboo topic?

There are a lot of articles on subjects such as “How to Overcome Hot Flushes” but very little information available on the subject of “What Vaginal Changes You May Experience in the Menopause.” Read More

Reconnect with Your Body After Menopause with these 5 Videos

By Margaret Manning October 15, 2015

When you think about the word “menopause,” you probably imagine a woman in her early 50s. In reality, what happens to our bodies after menopause is just as important.

The changes that occur in our bodies during menopause have long lasting effects. Some of the symptoms, such as night sweats, can last into our 60s and 70s. But, even when the obvious symptoms pass, we still have to deal with a “new normal” in terms of our hormones. Read More

Having Trouble Sleeping After Menopause? We Have Some Ideas

By Margaret Manning October 08, 2015

Getting a good night’s sleep is important. We live in a chaotic world, so, getting restful sleep can be challenging at any age. This is especially true after menopause.

Not only do we have the same distractions and stresses that everyone else has, but, we also have wonderfully active hormones swirling through our bodies. This makes the process of falling asleep even harder. Read More

Getting Your Hormones Back in Balance After Menopause (Video)

By Margaret Manning October 03, 2015

Our hormones do strange and wonderful things as we move through menopause. Estrogen, serotonin and progesterone, once mysterious, become all too familiar to us. By the time we reach our 60s, we expect our bodies to “return to normal.” Read More

What Happens to Our Bodies During and After Menopause? (Video)

By Margaret Manning September 24, 2015

Most women in the community are looking at menopause through the rear view mirror. Maybe you whizzed through menopause with almost no symptoms at all. Or, maybe you were one of those women who struggled with hot flashes and night sweats. Regardless, you are probably happy to have left menopause behind. Or have you? Read More

Dealing with Post Menopause Symptoms Like Vaginal Dryness (Video)

By Margaret Manning September 17, 2015

Everyone knows that the symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes and night sweats, impact many women in their 50s. It’s less common to talk about the hormonal and physical changes that take place in our bodies after menopause. In fact, strangely, this topic is a bit taboo. Read More