Category: Diary of a Menopausal Woman

This is K E Garland’s personal diary as she navigates menopause and all that comes with it.

Diary of a (Peri-) Menopausal Woman: What’s Really Going on with Our Bodies?

What the heck is going on with women’s bodies? That’s what I’ve been on a mission to learn, especially since being thrust into perimenopause and experiencing some digestive issues. So, I’ve been doing a lot of reading and podcast listening. Two sources have been… Continue Reading “Diary of a (Peri-) Menopausal Woman: What’s Really Going on with Our Bodies?”

Diary of A Menopausal Woman: Why I Decided to Go Gray

My hair first started turning gray when I was around thirty-two years old. I was in grad school, and I chalked it up to being stressed. As soon as I saw the strand, front and center on the edge of my hairline, I made… Continue Reading “Diary of A Menopausal Woman: Why I Decided to Go Gray”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Supplements

I loathe taking medications of any kind. It doesn’t matter what it’s for…I’m very skeptical of putting things in my body just because. With that said, menopause had my belly looking like a three-month pregnant woman, and that’s no bueno. It wasn’t until I… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Supplements”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 4 Ways I Reduced My Menopausal Symptoms

After my February period, I decided to stop using the progesterone cream altogether. Instead, I began listening to many of the suggestions I’d been reading and had been offered by people in the health and wellness field: #1: Stop Having a Smoothie Every Morning.… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 4 Ways I Reduced My Menopausal Symptoms”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Perimenopause is Lit 🙄

I haven’t had a period for ninety-nine days. I know this because I’ve set up my iPhone health app to keep track. Once I started having menstrual cycles twice a month, I thought this app would be a good idea. Turns out, I was… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Perimenopause is Lit 🙄”

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