Eat the Ice Cream

This menopause/midlife thing has been a pivotal point in my life. The milestone of reaching half a century of life, together with the major hormonal shift of menopause, has provided me with the opportunity to take some time to think about what ‘health’ really means for me and how I want to live this nextContinue reading “Eat the Ice Cream”

Queen Menopause by Alison Daddo

For Australian women around my age (almost 54), you may recall seeing Alison (then Brahe) gracing the cover of Dolly and other fashion magazines frequently. If I’m brutally honest, I have to admit that the images of Alison, through our 1980s social media equivalent, looking so slim and perfect probably contributed to the eating disorderContinue reading “Queen Menopause by Alison Daddo”

Celebrating my POST menopausal body

Do you appreciate your body, let alone celebrate it? For most of my life, I definitely didn’t. There were many times over the decades that I was extreme – I have been both very underweight and also overweight heading towards obesity. And, for approximately 20 years, I experienced disordered eating and debilitating body images issuesContinue reading “Celebrating my POST menopausal body”