My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)
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My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)

I decided that my quest to get heart healthy (aka my cholesterol-lowering journey) should be shared publicly. Mostly to help you, women in midlife during changing hormones, but also to hold myself accountable. And since it’s February, it seems fitting to share what I’m learning so we can get heart-healthy together. I had a physical…

Female Hormones 101 as You Age
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Female Hormones 101 as You Age

Female hormones 101 as you age will help you understand how hormones change and affect many systems in your body. The main female reproductive hormones are estrogen and progesterone. These hormones are responsible for sexual development and preparing the uterine wall to nurture fertilized eggs during pregnancy. They are also responsible for many other functions,…

Protein’s Health Benefits for Women in Midlife
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Protein’s Health Benefits for Women in Midlife

As women enter midlife, protein and all its health benefits plays a key role in our diet. We typically consume too little of this important macro-nutrient, which can be a real problem. As our estrogen is declining, we are losing muscle mass. Protein is the building block of our muscles and rich in health benefits….

How to Build Resilience in Midlife

How to Build Resilience in Midlife

Although the journey through midlife and changing hormones is a personal one for most women, developing resilience will undoubtedly help you bounce back from inevitable setbacks. What you have endured in the past and may face in the future will be better handled if you build resilience. Building this skill will help you be better…