Category: Menopause

Menopause refers to women who have not had a menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months.

My Choice

Like most women, I always knew the day was coming when I’d have to deal with menopause. I wasn’t especially worried about it, as I didn’t want to conceive any more children and considered menstrual periods to be an annoyance I would gladly do without.… Continue Reading “My Choice”

Podcast Review: Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause: Decolonizing the Crone

My sister texted me the Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause (BGGSM) podcast January 2021. I was complaining about my symptoms and a lack of resources. I’ve listened to Seasons 1 and 2, and here’s my take: What I LOVE: Omisade Burney-Scott is a… Continue Reading “Podcast Review: Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause: Decolonizing the Crone”

Oh, The Ho(rror)mones!

Crying? Check. Anger? Check. Frustration? Check. Daily daydreams of blowing up idiot drivers? Check. When I was a teenager, I did not have really bad PMS. Not mood wise. I mean I was a little more touchy. But none of the raging that other… Continue Reading “Oh, The Ho(rror)mones!”

HRT Helped My Menopausal Symptoms

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is something that people have quite strong views about. You’re either for it, against it, or can’t take it due to other health conditions. I’m not going to tell anyone whether they should take it or not, but I’d like… Continue Reading “HRT Helped My Menopausal Symptoms”

Что такое менопауза?

Рано или поздно каждая женщина начинает задумываться о наступлении одного из важных периодов в ее жизни, который следует за менопаузой. Часто эти мысли вызывают беспокойство, ведь состояние связано с определенными физическими и психологическими изменениями, способными повлиять на сложившийся образ жизни. Менопауза– это естественный процесс… Continue Reading “Что такое менопауза?”

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