The tears are completely unstopable. I’ve cried at work. I’ve cried in a supermarket (that was embarrassing). I’ve cried in a restaurant (people were glaring at my poor husband thinking he was a wanky bloke that makes women cry). I’ve cried a lot.
Tag Archives: menopause
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 19)
My hair dramas are doing nothing for my confidence or self esteem. I will regularly cry in front of the mirror as I gaze at my stubble and grinning scalp. Does that make me vain?
Musings of a Misanthrope: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 18)
I’m short tempered and have a limited fuck-budget for time wasters, lazy people and drama queens, amongst others. Does that mean I hate everyone?
Making Sense of Meno-Fog: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 17)
I was going to write a brilliant blog on this topic, but somewhere between thinking about it and actually writing it, the ideas all fell out of my brain. That’s the only way I can describe it … things just fall out of my brain.
Love the Skin You’re In: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 16)
Periods stopping was something I was aware of and looked forward to, but skin issues? Who knew about the effect perimenopause and menopause would have on our skin? So what kinds of things should we be looking out for and what can we do about them?
Scream if You Want To Go Faster: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 15)
Aunt Flo. Time of the month. Shark week. Got the painters in. Code red. Girl flu. Leak week. Call periods whatever you like … I’m over the whole thing. I’ve had enough now. I just want perimenopause to be over. It’s not funny any more.
How to Have a Peri-Merry Christmas: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 13)
I want peace, Baileys, Strictly Come dancing and a chocolate orange. That won’t happen. But what can I do to get me through the festive season? How do I and those round me have a peri-merry Christmas?
Stop Fighting and Start Living: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 12)
I need to get on with things and give myself a ‘happy menopause’, after all, I can’t spend the next 10 years pissed off and hating other humans.
Too Hot to Handle – A Menopause Guide for Men: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 11)
If your ‘hot stuff’ has become too hot to handle as she battles her way through the hormonal minefield on the road to menopause, then you need a helping hand. Fellas, this blog is for you…
Managing the Menopause and Breaking the Workplace Stigma: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 10)
We aren’t asking for Chris Hemsworth to stand next to our desks waving a fan and gently mopping our sweaty faces (might mention that to my manager, though). Us women are going through a temporary, natural process and all employers need to do is offer support and make us feel valued.