Holiday Mis-Management

Holiday Mis-Management

Well actually it is only June but you can never prepare too early. I have always under-budgeted in terms of time to prepare for holidays.  Not in the packing and sorting the dogs out sense but in planning for the little darling ups and downs … Read more

Hidden Dangers – Bras and Irons

Hidden Dangers – Bras and Irons

Alright well the truth is that I have lost weight with my different tablets and my restricted diet.  That is good as I can now fit into the clothes I had for 20 years before I became a fat bastard – temporarily – last year. … Read more

Awake At 13.06 – My Friday Special

Awake At 13.06 – My Friday Special

You may well be wondering what this all means.  Most people ARE awake at 13.06.  However, as we know I am special, because I’m peri-menopausal and I don’t sleep like other people do.   Other mortals being men and children. This is what happened.  I … Read more

The Lie In

The Lie In

I would love to know if any of this is at all familiar.   I have just managed to get to sleep.  It is just before 5am. Oh no he is awake, and swearing at the mosquito net as his knee is trapped in it … Read more

Twice in One Week

Twice in One Week

I don’t know what you are thinking but whatever you are, you are wrong.  It is this; I love Homeland and Carrie Mathison, who I swear is also peri-menopausal as well as bi-polar. It is a wonderful series. I was however, horrified earlier this week … Read more

Victory and Heartbreak 

Victory and Heartbreak 

Victory and Heartbreak and everything imbetween. We experience it all during the menopause and the Cricket World Cup apparently.  Never thought I’d link cricket and the menopause but there we go. There are parallels as the title says. You follow a cricket season for years. You have a … Read more

The Biggest Hormone Myth That’s Sabotaging You

The Biggest Hormone Myth That’s Sabotaging You

I have been learning so much from Sara Gottfried MD. I stumbled upon her in my research and she is just brilliant. Clear and analytical, a medic who sees the whole body not just a collection of unrelated body parts.  Having “found” Estrogen and Progesterone … Read more