Honey, They Shrunk My Hormones: Humor and Insight from the Trenches of Midlife

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Author Caron Loveless uses humor to inspire and encourage women as they face midlife.
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Honey, They Shrunk My Hormones: Humor and Insight from the Trenches of Midlife

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Author Caron Loveless uses humor to inspire and encourage women as they face midlife.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582292892
  • Publisher: Howard Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 223
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

A featured guest on radio and television, best-selling author Caron Chandler Loveless now admits that midlife is real and real women go there! A pastor's wife, mother of three, and Creative Director at Discovery Church in Orlando, Caron is an author, and has coauthored five other books. She writes for magazines and speaks at churches and conferences in the U.S. and Canada.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Part 1 Midlife Is Real, and Real Women Go There
1. Pardon Me, but Your Midlife Is Showing 3
2. Has Anyone Seen My Hormones? 9
3. Wombs to Go 17
4. If You Can't Stand the Heat, You're Not Alone 25
5. Everybody's Doing the Birthday Bash 33
Midlife Awareness Quiz 41
Part 2 Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
6. In Defense of the Chicken-Breasted Mammogram 45
7. Huffin' with the Health-Club Hotties 55
8. Keeping Your Chin Up 65
9. When Little Fears Become a Factor 71
10. It's Been a Hard-Dazed Night 79
Blasts from the Past Worth Keeping 86
Part 3 Midlife Relationships: Holding On, Letting Go
11. Separation Anxiety 91
12. Support for Mothers of Males 101
13. What's Really Eating the Sandwich Generation? 109
14. Did Somebody Say the G-Word? 125
15. She's Having a Baby...at Forty! 133
122 Things You Should Know by Now 143
Part 4 I Will Survive and Thrive
16. Restocking the Empty Nest 151
17. Midlife Goes to the Dogs 163
18. A Month in the Middle of Life 169
19. I Think I Can Face the Music, If Someone Will Dance with Me 181
20. A Little Whine Is Good for the Heart 191
Midlife Survival Guide 200
Conclusion: My Prayer for Your Passage 205
Notes 208
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