Husband Management Tactics

Husband Management Tactics

There are a range really.  Starting from the beginning when you first tell him you have the menopause and he doesn’t know any more than you do. After I had finally seen the guinea-pig-ologist here in Dar es Salaam, four years ago, I WAS relieved … Read more

Menopause Wanabees…..Oh Yes

Menopause Wanabees…..Oh Yes

Who would have believed it in August when I got back from holiday?   Here I was in November, at a friend’s 40th birthday lunch, holding court over the other 10 women aged 30 something…ish. There was one other woman my age.  We were both … Read more

“Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow” Ho, Ho, Ho

“Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow” Ho, Ho, Ho

Menopause and Hair Loss—A Parting of the Ways By Ellen Dolgen Ellen has done a really good piece on why your head hair starts to shed and why it lands on your chin instead.   I am still checking for chin hair but it hasn’t arrived … Read more

I Want My Afternoons Back

I need my energy for the afternoons. If I take a happy tab, I'm sleepy and a bit dopey. If I don't, then I am horrid.   What to do?  I want the afternoons back.  They left with my hormones.   I have high hopes … Read more

Attacked By A Strapless Bra

Maybe it is just me.  Is it just me?  Does anyone else have a violent strapless bra? I wore it with my swanky dress to the St Andrew’s Ball two weeks ago.  It started slowly chaffing as the air con failed to keep up with … Read more

Ditto

Well I am not sure what else to say except maybe it wasn't 2.30am, maybe it was 3.00am. But the dogs and me were the same i.e. I was awake when I shouldn't have been.  The part that was different was hub's guest appearance.   At 4.30am … Read more

Deodorant In My Hair

It was bound to happen.  For over a year I have been meaning to move either the deodorant or the hairspray from the same shelf.  It was an accident waiting to happen, I kept saying to myself, and then forgetting 2 seconds later.  It was … Read more