Tag: menstruation

Woman 5.0

I remember every detail about the day I got my first period. I can even smell the slight mold of our suburban, ranch basement bathroom. But what I most remember is my mother. “Congratulations. You are now a woman.” My mother has never been… Continue Reading “Woman 5.0”

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*”

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?”

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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