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Denise B. Patient Expert

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I'm a 56 year old mom and grandma. I have Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ( had myectomy surgery in Feb. 2007 along with mitral valve repair.) I also have GERD, hiatal hernia, osteoarthritis, and I'm a menopausal monster. I am a primitive crafter and sell my items online. I am on staff as a... Full Bio
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I'm Still Around by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause       I don't post often on here anymore since I'm now POST menopausal and no longer suffer through hot flashes  although I still HATE to be HOT or overly warm.  I don't we ... Read on »
IT WORKS, or Does It Day 10 by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause       I received my Greens and Fat Fighter on Friday Nov. 16th.  I did the 'BOOST' 2 spoonfuls ( spoon included)  5 x day faithfully.  If I ate something fatty I took 2 f ... Read on »
MRS. HYDE RETURNS by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  Ok, I'm trying a little experiment.  There is a product out there called IT WORKS.  A whole line of homeopathic and herbal products that claim they can help you lose weigh ... Read on »
Menopausal Monster In The Top 11 Menopause Blogs by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Healthline editors recently published their final list of the top 11 menopause blogs on the web and http://menopausalmonster.blogspot.com/ made the list. You can find the c ... Read on »
SURVEY FOR PERI-AND MENOPAUSAL WOMEN by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Professor Daniel Fessler, professor of anthropology at UCLA, is interested in people’s attitudes, particularly those of peri-and postmenopausal women. If you have about 20 ... Read on »
Top 30 Menopausal Blogs by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  Nancy, author and owner of the website How To Become A Nurse Practitioner contacted me this morning to let me know about her Top 30 Menopause Blog list of which Menopausal ... Read on »
SURPRISE!! by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  Last week we worked our tails off preparing food and decorating the hall in secrecy so Tom wouldn't suspect that our daughters and I were planning a surprise retirement pa ... Read on »
VENTING: RSVP Means TELL ME IF YOU ARE COMING OR NOT!!! by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  Venting here.  Having a surprise retirement party for my hubby Tom next Saturday and more than half the people invited have not responded to their invitations!  This drive ... Read on »
Menopause Related Insomnia and/or Depression by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  I was recently contacted by Katie Niedt, Outreach Coordinator of Fisher Wallace Laboratories: I follow your blog and am writing to make sure you are aware of the W ... Read on »
Milton singing "The Man Song" by Sean Morey by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause This is too funny not to share ★Denise★ Read on »
FINALLY....An Explanation!!! by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   For the past year and a half I've been experiencing these 'twitches, flutterings, hic-cups, palpitations' feelings in the right side of my chest beneath the breast and ... Read on »
Senior Wedding by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause My sister sent this to me in my email today.  I thought it was cute and wanted to share. Senior wedding > Jacob, age 92, and Rebecca, age 89, living inMiami, ... Read on »
AHHHhhhhh Fall's Here by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  I am thrilled that we are FINALLY having nice cool evenings and mornings.  I've been able to use my CPAP machine again.  Wasn't able to use it all summer because it was ju ... Read on »
HAI -Hospital Associated Infections by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause  It's been awhile since I've posted here.  Nothing new going on with me other than I've been very busy with my crafts and sending them out of state to a couple shops for co ... Read on »
Computer Problems by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause I'm still using Windows ME which is no longer supported by updates and is just obsolete now.  I've been having so many problems just getting online this past week, programs ... Read on »
Wiry Eyebrows Fix by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause I've noticed for the last few years that my eyebrows have gotten 'wiry'. I thought if hair conditioner works on the hair on my head, surely it will work on my eyebrows.  ... Read on »
Where Is Mrs. Hyde When I Need Her? by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Tom likes to be 'warm' and I like to be 'cool' or at least comfortable.  For the past week he kept all the windows in the house closed, and I didn't complain because the we ... Read on »
Plain Forgetfulness? by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause Last weekend I was over at my daughter Carey's home helping her clean to get ready for her husband's homecoming from overseas.  They haven't seen each other in 6 months and ... Read on »
Back To Curves by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause I've been a bad girl and stopped going to Curves last summer when it just got too freaking hot for me.  I don't like to sweat as it is and working up a sweat while working ... Read on »
Bald Pates & Blue Hair by Denise B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Menopause   I'm helping my eldest daughter potty train her youngest who turned 3 in Dec.  We are finally making progress.  YEA!!!  3 year old Ayden was sitting on the potty chair o ... Read on »