Sleep? Who needs sleep?

Here were are again. I’m wide awake at nearly 5:00 am. I don’t get it. I really don’t. I did everything right yesterday. Or today? Is it still today? I’m confused. I’m not even tired. It’s like I got this sudden burst of energy. Maybe it’s creative energy. I’ve been pouring a lot of my…

Monday Mood – change is the one constant thing in life

It’s Monday again but the sun is shining and most of the snow has melted. I’m finally sitting down with my first cup of coffee for the day. It’s instant coffee. I am actually drinking instant coffee and like it. It’s a delicious cappuccino mix. It’s more calories than regular coffee but it’s a delicious…

Living Well: September is PCOS Awareness Month

It’s after ten at night on Monday and I’ve been sitting here most of the evening wondering what to write for my weekly health article when I saw an article trending on Twitter. I know. Twitter. It’s not my favorite place to pick up ideas from – but there it was. An article from Pop…

Living Well: Skin care and treatments for adult acne

For those of you who have followed my blog for a while, you know that I live with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome which is a disease that affects hormones. What also happens with PCOS, is living as an adult in my forties with acne. Sometimes I look like an overgrown teenager with skin problems. And I…

Mindfulness vs. Mindlessness

This morning I decided to do a search for trending health topics to write about this week and came across this headline: Mindfulness vs. Mindlessness. Given my history working in addictions and mental health, I thought this would be a good topic to cover today. So, I hit the Google and did some research. While…

Living Well: Living with chronic migraine and migraine care

Yesterday, I woke up with a brutal migraine – first bad migraine in several months. I wound up sleeping most of the day and am still feeling that post-migraine “hangover” – which feels like a hangover from drinking too much booze. Living with chronic migraines can be brutal – but what worked for me in…