Menopause Musings - My Family

Menopause Musings: The Doctors Opinion

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I don’t know why I feel this way. Fearful. For some reason, I can’t pick up the phone to call my doctor. Perhaps I am embarrassed but I not usually easily embarrassed. Generally, I never like going to see the doctor anyway but this time I feel especially reluctant. Will they take me seriously? What will they do or even worse what won’t they do? The final straw was facial hair – the unusual amount growing on my face is bringing me down, I have […]

Menopause Musings: My special cocktail

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I started my little menopause cocktail by experimenting with essential oils and love it so much that I became a dōTERRA distributor so I can help others manage their symptoms too. I chose dōTERRA as my research concluded that they offer the purest, safest oils and offer really good training and support with how to best use the products. There are many essential oils that can be used to treat your specific problem areas but I struggled mostly with hot flushes, night sweats, broken sleep, […]

Menopause Musings: Estrogen or progesterone? No one really knows.

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As the hot flushes continued, night sweats kept me awake and of course the annoying weigh gain didn’t let up, I decided that I needed to be more proactive. Worst of all, the Evening Primrose Oil seemed to stop working so I tripled the dose to the maximum of 6 capsules to no avail. It was time to get serious about this menopause stuff. Technically I could be in perimenopause or menopause right now, the difference if that in perimenopause you still have periods and […]

My two eldest daughters when they were approaching their teens and me when I was thin!!

Menopause Musings: The Shock

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“Well something has to be done about this!” I said to myself. Why do we teach girls at school about puberty but not tell them the rest of the story? I am 46 years old and learning about things I’ve never heard of before. I’ve realise I am totally unprepared for menopause, in fact, I didn’t even reailse that I had to prepare for menopause. I thought when I was older I would have a few hot flushes, my period would stop and life would […]