Tired of Suffering From Insomnia? 5 Tricks to Help.

Being treated for breast cancer is no joke, y’all. While the docs are trying to save your life, some of the drug side effects can try your last sleep-deprived nerve. OMT is suffering from insomnia! If I’m suffering, I’m researching. I needed help and maybe you do too. Let’s see if any of these solutions […]

What Grandma Drinks: Beer + Whiskey Barrels = An Unexpected Delight

Oh, my babies. If you love an ice cold beer, if you love IPAs, if you long for the craft, and if you also delight in a deeply nuanced bourbon, you should add a Kentucky Bourbon Ale beer to your list. You have a beer to-try list right? RIGHT?! Boy introduced me to Kentucky Bourbon […]

Summer PSA: Drowning and Secondary Drowning. Do You Know The Facts?

Once a year I write about the signs of drowning and secondary drowning (who knew that was a thing?!) because A) Most people think drowning looks like the Hollywood version of struggling about in the water and B) the post serves to educate  or refresh all of us as we enter into the summer season […]

Duolingo Spanish Lessons

I used to be bilingual; I spoke West Texan and broken German. It has been years since I conversed in German, yet there is still much I understand when I hear it spoken. Today, I’m no longer bilingual, but I’m hoping to change that with the program Duolingo. Sweet E attends a Spanish immersion school […]

Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

As a melanoma survivor, I feel a strong responsibility to share this post every year. It’s important information that can save your life. Melanoma is on the rise. This is a scary cancer (aren’t they all?), as it can be tough to treat. Don’t mess around if you think you see changes in a mole […]

Perimenopause Can SUCK IT #14: Scratch That Itch

Perimenopause is a wild ride, as we have seen HERE  and HERE and, aw hell, just know it’s W-I-L-D! We’ve got mood swings, weight gain, muscle loss, joint pain, insomnia, sexual adjustments (oh my!)…GAA!…it just keeps on comin’, no matter how many times we tell ourselves the worst is almost over. One of the lesser […]

The Power of Turmeric

Have you heard of turmeric? Sure you have, it’s so trendy and hip these days. How about turmeric tea? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Just like my […]

What Grandma Drinks: The Neighborhood Edition

I swear I don’t know how this happened, but apparently I’ve become the drop-off for boxes of booze when my neighbors move away. It all started with our beloved elderly neighbors. Hey, we have some alcohol left in the cabinet. Why don’t you take it. So, I did. You know, as my last neighborly gesture. […]

The Lazy Way To Unclog a Tub Drain

I have written about the virtues of vinegar before, but today I have a new trick that can save you some dough, keep you from buying harsh toxic chemicals that claim to work, but so many times don’t, and is easy to accomplish the results you’re after. Our main tub has a notoriously slow drain. […]

Miaderm Radiation Relief Cream

Cancer treatment can hurt, but you can incorporate tricks, tips and products that might help you get to the other end as painlessly as possible. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. […]