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Menopause, Schmenopause

So this whole menopause thing is not as much fun as I thought it would be.

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Aside from the tiredness and ANGER, the weight is creeping on, taunting me menacingly, especially because I’ve tried everything in my dietary power to keep it off. 766 more words

Midlife Observations

35 Symptoms of Perimenopause

Maybe my portrait is at odds with the list of symptoms. Maybe not. Mostly been feeling irritable. Sick of being irritable. Sick of having to warn my husband that I’m in a bad mood. 213 more words

About Mental Health


25th September 2014: Sydney, Australia

I’m home! What an exhausting few days. Work came to a close, all my goods were packed and shipped, the emotions in leaving my girlfriend plus managing the fiasco surrounding the excess luggage at the airport left me feeling physically drained. 622 more words


What Causes Hot Flushes?

Hot flushes on average last for four or five years and occur in up to 80 percent of women – though those on a vegetarian diet seem to fare better – and perhaps surprisingly they also occur in men undergoing certain hormone treatments for prostate cancer. 515 more words


The Gods Are Smirking

The chronic illness gods did not take kindly to my advertising their kindness and flaunting my good sleep luck.

After writing my last post, I had two tossy-turny not-restful nights that left me depleted and suffering brain drag. 442 more words


Learning to Give In

weight in result: +1.6kg

Weigh in result very positive again, I think it’s still water though and between you and me my bowels have been a bit sluggish so I’m not getting overly excited about it. 408 more words

Weight Restoration