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Embracing the Change by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD)

by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD) We’ve all heard our mothers, aunties, friends, and grandmothers speak of “the change.” Then, we reach this period of transition, and we’re still like, “What in the world is happening?” No matter what we think… Continue Reading “Embracing the Change by Madeline Y Sutton, MD, MPH (Dr. Madeline, MD)”

Podcast Review: Menopause Whilst Black

I learned about Karen Arthur via Omisade’s Black Girls’ Guide to Menopause podcast. Once I heard her name, I added her on Instagram and began scrolling her posts with fervor. There was one post where she sounded off about how slanted the body mass… Continue Reading “Podcast Review: Menopause Whilst Black”

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Ways Irish Sea Moss gel Alleviates Menopause Symptoms by Isis Taylor

By Isis Taylor (The Gel Goddess) When I initially started using Irish Sea Moss gel, I was looking for a natural way to alleviate my sinus congestion and seasonal allergies, but oh boy, I got so much more! The seasonal allergies seemed to have… Continue Reading “Wellness Wednesday: 5 Ways Irish Sea Moss gel Alleviates Menopause Symptoms by Isis Taylor”

I Owe 3 Pregnancy Tests An Apology…They’ll Probably Never Get It

Under most circumstances, I’m usually pretty good at apologizing and admitting when I’m wrong.  However, sixteen years ago, three different pregnancy tests accused me of being with child. Though I strongly insisted that they were wrong, it turns out that they were, in fact,… Continue Reading “I Owe 3 Pregnancy Tests An Apology…They’ll Probably Never Get It”

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”

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