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Not so happy new year!

Hello Everyone, I have become a procrastinator!! Its taken me days to sit down and write this post... this never happens!.... Let me explain... I did the most stupid thing.... I left myself without a single jar of Youfemism!!! For weeks.... At first I thought I had...

How To Take Care Of Your Body After Menopause

By Menopausal Mother It might seem like you’ll never stop having those moments when it feels like the furnace is turned up to 106 degrees, or you go from giddily happy to weepingly sad at the drop of a hat (literally), or that you will never, ever have another good...

What is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

By Ellen Dolgen A big decision that many women face during menopause revolves around the use of hormone therapy (HT). When you go through perimenopause and menopause, your body begins to produce different (usually lower) amounts of estrogen, progesterone, and/or...

Yes, I am menopausal. When is somebody going to throw me a party?

Yes, I am menopausal. When is somebody going to throw me a party? Written by: Nicky Pellegrino OPINION: Every girl remembers her first bra. Mine was a stretchy piece of fabric covered in Disney cartoons, more than adequate to contain the nascent swellings I was...

Anxiety

Menopause Support Group Post 12 – Anxiety Written by: Reba Danson Just to update you all – Tracy Jo kindly sent me her food diary. I’ve emailed her the observations and some thoughts – remember here, I am not approaching this like people are broke and need fixing, nor...

Menopause Survival Manual For Men

Menopause Survival Manual For Men By LynetteSh on December 2, 2009 in Emotional Menopause Symptoms, Hot Flashes, Men and Menopause Lately, I’ve been getting as much mail from men whose mates, moms, and menopausal female pals are looking like a puzzle they just can’t...

Editor’s Note

Men reading our essay about menopause have to make it all about them. In a recent issue of The Stranger, we ran a piece called "Mysteries of Menopause" by local genius Lesley Hazleton. Readers were fascinated to learn about a subject that is only whispered about among...

Mysteries of Menopause

Let's just say it hasn't turned out the way I expected. by Lesley Hazleton "Hot flash!" I announced as I reached for something to fan myself with. The conversation over the coffee-shop counter stopped dead. The other customers had that get-me-out-of-here look, and the...