Women’s Issues

Waiting Again

This poem was posted last year on the blog (with minor changes),but since I’m waiting again, it seemed pertinent. Again. WaitingWhen I’m anticipatingA certain answerSomething cringesWhile I’m waiting The moment tension’s abatingOver that caller IDOr a specific emailThat I’ve been awaiting There’s no sense understatingThe emotional swirlWhen the answer comesAfter many weeks waiting My heart’s …

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A Rose of Another Color

On a recent camping trip, I stopped to smell the roses and learned a lesson about aging. A rose by any other color…no, that’s not how Shakespeare said it. The day dawned with cloudless blue skies. Joy! I would spend the day with my sister who was driving from Lincoln City to the campground in …

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My Intermittent Fasting Journey

Diet fads and plans run rampant. Everything from Keto to Intermittent Fasting to Whole 30 has had its day in the news. I’m not a fan of fads, so I wasn’t quick to jump on the intermittent fasting party train. The same naturopathic doctor who recommended ousting gluten, regularly practices intermittent fasting. She does it …

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Confessions of an Exercise-a-holic

Hello. My name is Sharon. I’m an addict. Yes, I freely admit it, I’m addicted to exercise. What? You don’t think that’s a REAL addiction? And why is that? Because exercise is supposed to be good for you and that means you can’t be addicted to it? Vegetables are good for you, and there are …

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