Category: Moodiness

Moodiness includes the following: depression, anxiety, and mood swings.

Что такое перименопауза?

Имеются различные определения перименопаузы, но все они обычно едины во мнении, что перименопауза начинается с момента наступления нерегулярных месячных—из-за ухудшения функции яичников—и заканчивается через год после последней менструации. У каждой женщины перименопауза протекает очень индивидуально. Средняя продолжительность этого периода от 3 до 4 лет,… Continue Reading “Что такое перименопауза?”

What is Perimenopause?

There are different definitions of perimenopause, but all of them are usually the same in the opinion that perimenopause begins at the time of irregular periods—due to the deterioration of ovarian function—and ends a year after the last menstruation. Every woman has perimenopause, and… Continue Reading “What is Perimenopause?”

I Wish Someone Had Told Me the Truth

On May 12, 2014, I had a partial hysterectomy. The OB/GYN said that leaving my ovaries intact would delay the onset of menopause. By November 2014, all emotional and physical hell had broken loose. I was in full-blown menopause. From 2014 until 2019, my… Continue Reading “I Wish Someone Had Told Me the Truth”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)

I am afraid. I fear the mental illness that’s coursed through my blood will surface at last. Thus far, I’ve escaped my mother’s schizophrenia, my aunt’s clinical depression, my sister’s depression, my niece’s trichotillomania, my other niece’s bipolar diagnosis, and my daughter’s anxiety. For… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)”

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!”

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