Weight Loss during Menopause-Part 2


In Part 1, I shared some of my mostly unsuccessful weight loss history. In this post I will tell you how I tweaked my eating pattern to optimize fat loss. It’s all about Insulin.   The key to allowing the body to access its fat stores is to keep insulin levels low.   Below is my simple […]

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Weight Loss during Menopause-Part 1


The most obvious sign of my impending menopause was putting on body fat, especially belly fat.  Excessive belly fat is associated with increased metabolic syndrome and other disease.  In my journey of letting go, one of the areas I wanted to address was the idea that aging needed to be a downhill slide into ill-health. […]

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Enjoying Menopause – Embracing my New Self


As I moved through the process of releasing my old self; a process that is never linear, I started relating to myself differently and have written about some of that process here and here. Over the last year or so, a new self has emerged and I am learning to embrace her.  She is less critical, […]

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Enjoying Menopause – Dying to my Old Self


Women reach menopause at many ages (and sometimes surgically), so I can’t even begin to imagine what it must be like for someone else.  I will simply share my story, in the hopes that it will inspire you into your own inquiry and reflection about how your menopause has changed how you think and feel about […]

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Enjoying Menopause – A Series


This week, I will be starting a series of posts about menopause.  I realize that “Enjoying Menopause” may be a dubious title to some, but there are many women who sail through menopause, so it is certainly not impossible.  And even if you aren’t close to menopause, this series will serve you when you (or someone […]

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