ESPERANZAD's SparkPeople Blog ESPERANZAD's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community One thing at a time... I’m 51 and the mom of an 11 year old. YIKES! After a wonderful career in the corporate world, I was laid off over a year ago and decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a high school math teacher. I got certified but haven’t found a job yet so I’m a substitute for now. <BR> <BR> I also hit menopause this past year. I’m always hot and always hungry. It seems my metabolism has come to a complete stop so I actually have to work at keeping in shape now. It’s just too bad that it to... Fri, 1 Oct 2010 13:33:46 EST