Monday, 28 October 2013

Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep

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I did what I said I was going to do in the last post.  I went in search of ways to try and get a good night's sleep despite all the menopause mayhem currently going on in my body.

It wasn't a very complicated search; I should stress that up front.  Most of my information came from doing a Google search of 'menopause sleep'.  I only ever go to the 'recognized medical' sites - The Mayo Clinic, Web MD and so on.  I did also check out a couple of articles from The National Sleep Foundation (U.S.) and The Huffington Post.

However, if you need help like me, here are the results I found.  Basically, most of these sources say the same thing:

Monday, 21 October 2013

Menopause Bites!

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This is by way of an apology, Dear Readers!  It has been three weeks since I last posted.  And I was so intent on getting back to a regular routine of blogging; this was NOT what I had in mind!

I have not been sleeping very well, as I mentioned a post or two ago.  It's the usual menopause suspects; the hot flashes wake me up, then the busy brain keeps me there.  Repeat throughout the night.  Repeat every night throughout the week.  You know how it goes!  Menopause bites!

It would appear however that you can't go on like that indefinitely without repercussions!  Sure enough, my day came a couple of weeks ago! 

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

The (Lack of) Attention Span

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The (Lack of) Attention Span
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So, here is how my life goes right now. 

To-do list items started yesterday - approximately ten (including this blog post!).  To-do list items finished yesterday - absolutely zero!  To-do list items started the day before - approximately six.  To-do list items finished from then - absolutely zero!