Midlife Crisis

Women experience the midlife crisis too. It’s not all about fast cars.

There are days when I want to scream in frustration. Some days I feel a shed load of regret over past decisions. There are other days when I feel grateful to have reached my 50s in relatively good health. There are even moments when I wonder whether I have a right to be suffering from …

Midlife Ruminations

A Reflective Sunday Question – What Have You Given Up On?

Does anyone think about the big stuff? While laid up with Covid for the last two weeks I have had plenty of time to think – in between episodes of brain fog. This very act of thinking was a reminder in itself that I had omitted, in recent time, to ponder upon the big questions …

Midlife Health

When Covid Symptoms Collide with Menopause Ones

I have no idea whether my symptoms are menopausal or Covid related. Having done some research, I find that I am not the only Covid afflicted menopausal woman wondering the same. Is it Covid or peri/menopause symptoms? Having Covid feels like being in a biological battle of mini domestic proportions. A virus is occupying your …

Midlife Ruminations

An Epiphany, Covid and Two Fingers to the World

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”― Aristotle It took a heck of a lot of strength to get showered and dressed in a party dress for the photo. I was determined though. Spending 3 days wearing the same night clothes while suffering from Covid is plain yuk! Besides, I wanted to shout from the …