Periods, Moods and Menses…and Perimenopause, too!

Today on Couch Talk I have brought back a previous – and popular – guest, Dr. Lara Briden.
She is a naturopathic doctor with some twenty years of experience in women’s health and she runs a hormone clinic in Sydney, Australia.
Lara is here to talk with us about her recently updated book, Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods.
With 4 daughters I can tell you that this is an important resource book – and required reading – in my household!
What I love about …

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Hypothyroid Mom: From Miscarriage to Empowering Millions

Today on Couch Talk I have a very special guest who has a million followers on Facebook!
Really!
My guest is Dana Trentini, also known as the “Hypothyroid Mom”. We will be talking about all things thyroid, including Dana’s own fascinating story relating to her personal healing journey (which continues today)…and she’ll be sharing many insights and pearls relating to thyroid health.
First, a little bit about Dana.
She began her award-winning website, HypothyroidMom.com in 2012. She started her blog to tell her own story …

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They thought I was crazy, but they trusted me…

What a crazy month this has been!
The threat of hurricane Matthew… then mandatory evacuation…
Couldn’t return home for days… the unknown awaiting us when we eventually were allowed to check out how well our homes survived….
My family and friends are all safe, thankfully.
But the story continues for many, me included, certainly minor in all comparisons, but disruptive and draining none the less.
I’ll share a little of my story with you…
Arriving home after we were allowed to return to the island I live …

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