The Madwoman In The Volvo My Year Of Raging Hormones

Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393088685
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A writer, performer and contributing editor to The Atlantic humorously chronicles her experiences going through menopause while dealing with the end of her marriage, her preteen daughters, and the hijinks of her 89-year-old dad. 40,000 first printing.

The Madwoman In The Volvo My Year Of Raging Hormones

Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393244237
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From an “imaginatively twisted and fearless” writer (Los Angeles Times), a hilarious memoir of middle age. In a voice that is wry, disarming, and totally candid, Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster through "the change." This is not your grandmother's menopause story. Loh chronicles utterly relatable, everyday perils: raising preteen daughters, weathering hormonal changes, and the ups and downs of a career and a relationship. She writes also about an affair and the explosion of her marriage, while managing the legal and marital hijinks of her eighty-nine-year-old dad. The upbeat conclusion: it does get better.

Depth Takes A Holiday

Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN:
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A commentator on National Public Radio and a columnist for Buzz magazine provides a series of witty, wry essays on the California lifestyle examines topics ranging from UCLA extension courses to IKEA, Hollywood studios to Baywatch.

A Year In Van Nuys

Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780609809518
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Shares the anti-Hollywood life of Sandra Tsing Loh, self-described neurotic and public radio commentator.

A Strange Period

Author: Sheryl Gurrentz and Cindy Singer
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781462070190
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Surprising, funny, and reassuring information about the subtle and not-so-subtle experiences that comprise the Journey from regular periods, to anything but regular periods, to the end of periods. Period. WARNING: This book is intended for hormonally-challenged women only and may be offensive and/or downright appalling to younger or male audiences. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK ! Could it be that the odd physical, mental, emotional, and sexual experiences you have recently noticed are related to menopause, even if you feel like you can't possibly be old enough yet? They could be if you are in perimenopause - the time of hormonal fluctuation leading up to menopause. To put it bluntly, you know you are perimenopausal when: • The only other viable alternatives are that you are pregnant, crazy, going through puberty again, and/or have early dementia. • You've had times when you can't figure out the right amount to tip, get lost in your own neighborhood, or feel like you are an impostor in your own life. • You can honestly use the saying, "not by the hair of my chinny chin chin." • The phrase, "I laughed so hard J almost wet my pants" turns into, "I laughed so hard I wet my pants" - and you didn't laugh all that hard. • You talk about your hairy a++hole, and you're not referring to your husband. • You've been looking for a good way to work not-so-feminine itching and the proliferation of pubic hair in non-pubic places into polite conversation. • You have, at least once, gotten so hot that you seriously considered completely stripping off every single piece of your clothing in a public place. • Or, you have 1/2 the energy, but need 2-times the exercise to stay in shape; want sex 1/2 as much, just when it takes your guy 2-times as long; and have 1/2 the periods, but they are 2-times as bothersome.

Divorcing A Real Witch

Author: Diana Rajchel
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1782796304
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Divorcing a Real Witch addresses the painful emotional journey of divorce from a Wiccan perspective. Along with sharing her own experience, author Diana Rajchel solicits the experiences and advice of other Pagans on how to handle this life passage.

Menopause Sucks

Author: Joanne Kimes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440515042
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Do they call menopause "the change" because... You have to change shirts three times a day-after you've sweat through them? You have to change addresses, just to avoid all that mail from the AARP? You have to change your diet to nothing but milk and broccoli—just to get your RDA of calcium? With hot flashes, mood swings, and night sweats (oh, my!), menopause might not be your favorite phase of life. However, bestselling author Joanne Kimes is here to provide relief as welcome as hand-held fans and sweat-free sheets. In her signature, no-holds-barred style, Kimes dishes on: Dealing with a rollercoaster of emotions Anecdotes, remedies, and gentle tips to help you cope with all the physical changes you're facing How to enjoy menopausal sex Menopause brings about a whirlwind of emotional and physical transformations. Menopause Sucks gives you all the info—and belly laughs—you need to cool down during this hot change of life.

Extreme Justice

Author: Vincent Green
Publisher: Gallery Books
ISBN: 9781501169465
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This account of the unjust execution of five German POWs is "very well-written, controversial, and disturbing" (Nelson DeMille). And its revealing portrait of U.S. and German POW camps makes for "exciting and unusual settings" (Melvin M. Belli). Photo insert.

I See You Made An Effort

Author: Annabelle Gurwitch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101634723
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“Annabelle Gurwitch is the child prodigy of the literature on aging. The only downside of this book is that it is bound to deepen your laugh lines.” —Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed Actor and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with a wickedly funny book of essays about the indignities faced by femmes d’un certain âge. Whether she is falling in lust at the Genius Bar, coping with her best friend’s assisted suicide, or navigating the extensive—and treacherously expensive—anti-aging offerings at the beauty counter, Gurwitch confronts middle age with candor, wit, and a healthy dose of self-deprecation. Scorchingly honest, surreally and riotously funny, I See You Made an Effort is the ultimate coming-of-middle-age story and according to Bill Maher, "it should be required reading for anyone between the ages of 40 and death. Scratch that- even after death, it's a must read."