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?
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?
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.
In today’s post we’re going to share some of our past blogs on self care and wellbeing with you. We hope that amongst this list you’ll be able to find the right information to help you to look after yourself as the world opens back up for you and life starts to get busy again.
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?
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.
You can see if she having a hot flush. Her huffing and puffing along with hand-fanning will give away that she’s feeling a tad warm. If you are talking to her and she mixes up her words or gets flustered, you will know the meno-fog has descended. But you’ll have no idea about her other symptoms: the ones that are embarrassing, rarely discussed and have a huge impact on her life and emotions. And not all of them are ‘downstairs’.
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?
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.
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…