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Product Review: L. Organic Chlorine Free Pads and Tampons*

For the first time in twenty years, I enjoyed having my period. It is quite unbelievable I can say this, because for so long, all I have known is agony with my monthly friend. Typically, I experience extremely heavy second and third days, headaches… Continue Reading “Product Review: L. Organic Chlorine Free Pads and Tampons*”

Product Review: L. Organic Chlorine Free Pads and Tampons* by Desi Garland

When you’re in perimenopause, you may begin to have irregular periods. For example, sometimes I have two menstrual cycles per month and then none at all for a few months. “Irregular” can also include heavier periods. I’ve experienced this as well. As a result,… Continue Reading “Product Review: L. Organic Chlorine Free Pads and Tampons* by Desi Garland”

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 🙄”

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)”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 2018

I can’t remember if it was 2018 or 2017, really. All I know is I was en route to my job, which is an hour and forty-five minutes away from my house. I was wearing my white jeans, a staple in my wardrobe, no… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 2018”

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