Who Stole My Spandex? Life in the Hot Flash Lane

Who Stole My Spandex? Life in the Hot Flash Lane

by Marcia Kester Doyle
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Who Stole My Spandex? Life in the Hot Flash Lane by Marcia Kester Doyle

Blogger Marcia Kester Doyle tells it like it is and nothing is off limits. Who Stole My Spandex? is a witty selection of stories from Doyle's madcap world of menopausal pitfalls, wardrobe malfunctions, and a family full of pranksters. This clever compilation includes laugh-out-loud pieces like "Queen of Klutz," "One Size Fits None," and "Hands off my Egg Roll!" From couples' colonoscopies to nightmare holidays to disappearing spandex, no topic--no matter how crazy or unimaginable--is too taboo. With a heavy dose of self-deprecating humor, and a dash of sentiment, this marvelous collection of anecdotes will resonate with anyone who's ever felt the call of nature at exactly the wrong time. Welcome to the nuthouse that Marcia Kester Doyle calls home.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158364242
Publisher: Mill Park Publishing
Publication date: 11/13/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 146,994
File size: 278 KB

About the Author

Marcia Kester Doyle is the voice behind the popular humor blog, Menopausal Mother, where she muses on the good, the bad, and the ugly side of midlife mayhem. Give her a glass of wine and a jar of Nutella, and she'll be your best friend. Marcia has written for The Huffington Post, Humor Outcasts, In the Powder Room, and What The Flicka. Marcia has also been featured on numerous sites such as Scary Mommy, BlogHer, The Erma Bombeck Writer's Workshop, Midlife Boulevard, Boomeon, and BA50, among others. She is a contributing author to the following books: The Mother of All Meltdowns, Clash of the Couples, Motherhood: May Cause Drowsiness, Sunshine After the Storm, To Bliss and Back, Parenting Gag Reel, Surviving Mental Illness Through Humor, Mom for the Holidays, and will be featured in the forthcoming anthology How Can You Laugh at a Time Like This? Marcia is a BlogHer Voice of the Year 2014 recipient and VoiceBoks Top Hilarious Parent Blogger 2014. She was also voted as a Top 25 Blogger in the Circle of Moms Contest 2013. She is a native Floridian and married mother of four children, as well as being a grandparent to a feisty toddler. You can read Marcia's humor blog at or follow her at: Facebook: Twitter: Official Author Website:

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Who Stole My Spandex? Life in the Hot Flash Lane 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Stefbrat1 More than 1 year ago
This book is straight up fantastically hilarious, and the author has a knack for shining the best light upon ugliest of the ugly situations that happen in daily life, particularly when facing them during the trying time of menopause. Her witty humor has beckoned me to read this a second time, much to the dismay of my husband who gets awakened my my giggles in the middle of the night while I'm reading it due to lack of sleeping from hot flashes and night sweats. Not only does it resonate with the menopausal momma, but the kindness and love and support of her family brings tears to one's eyes. Keep up the great writing -- and I'll keep reading!
Joey442 More than 1 year ago
This book is about Marcia Kester Doyle's life and the problems of a middle-aged woman. It's told in short stories like blog posts. After reading the blurb, I expected a humorous book about being a middle-aged woman. While there are some funny things in this book, it's basically about an older woman's life that is pretty sad. She clearly loves her family and finds her children's antics funny. I just thought I would never have let my children behave the way her's did. I didn't think some of the things they said and did were funny - just rude. I'm in the same position in life as she is and have raised 4 children as well. While I look back on my life and find it mostly good but some not so much, I don't imagine that the events that mean so much to me would be of interest to anyone else. That's how I felt about some of the situations Marcia wrote about. After reading the acknowledgements at the end of the book I felt bad that I couldn't give a better review because it was clear that Marcia has loved her life and the people in it. Please note I received a complementary copy from publisher in exchange for an honest review.