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Marcia Kester Doyle

Marcia Kester Doyle is the author of the humor book, Who Stole My Spandex? Life In The Hot Flash Lane, and the voice behind the midlife blog, Menopausal Mother. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Country Living, House Beautiful, The Huffington Post, Bonbon Break, Purple Clover, and Scary Mommy, among others. Marcia lives in sunny south Florida with her husband, four children, one feisty granddaughter and three chunky pugs.

Menopause – Fun for All!

 Why is it called “menopause” when it doesn’t happen to men? A humorous essay about the joys of…womenopause from Marcia Kester Doyle. Read more from Marcia on her blog, Menopausal Mother. The dictionary defines menopause as “The period of cessation of menstruation, occurring usually between the ages of 45 and 50. Also called, “change of …

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humor, menopause, menopause symptoms, insomnia, hot flashes, chocolate cravings, midlife, midlife women, perimenopause,

Born to Be…Menopausal?

    I’m up all night hot flashing and using the bathroom. Because I’m up so much, insomnia steps in. Stupid stuff swirls around in my sleepless brain like leaves in a wind storm. Did I turn the stove off after dinner? Are the garbage can lids secure enough to keep the raccoons out of the …

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menopause, menopause symptoms, symptoms of menopause, aging, memory loss, short-term memory loss, middle-age

Menopausal Cuckoo

I think I’m losing my mind. Seriously. I used to be a compulsive organizer and proud of it. The spices in my spice rack were placed in alphabetical order from anise to turmeric. My closet was color coordinated along with the contents in my under ware drawer. Shoes fit snugly in shoe trees according to …

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