• Menopause

    Menopause Monday – Control

    Like I said last week, I think most of us thrive on routine and being in control of our lives. We work, we have kids or grandchildren to look after, we lead busy lives and have a lot going on. And we probably went through a stage of feeling like we had it under control, at least some of the time. But then all of a sudden we are not getting enough sleep because of night sweats, we have to write every single little thing down or we’ll forget it. We burst into tears at the slightest thing making us feel like we are not normal. When we are in…

  • Menopause

    Menopause Monday – What is causing all this?

    A lot of anxiety surrounding the menopause comes from us not knowing what is going on. And not getting the information until we have been suffering for a long time. Some of that suffering can be avoided with better understanding. That’s kind of why I started this thing. I bought a book last week about the menopause and my mum laughed at me and joked ‘well you can never be too prepared’. But that’s the problem, why are we waiting until we have gone through years of suffering before we find out about it. We don’t do this with our girls going through puberty do we. We don’t leave them…

  • Menopause

    Who me??? Really??

    The thing with menopause is that people don’t think it will happen to them. They think menopause happens when you get old and none of us want to admit we are getting old. So we prefer to stick our heads in the sand and pretend that it isn’t happening. The weight gain is just down to laziness. The night sweats are to do with cheap Primarni nightwear. The forgetfulness is just because we are just too busy. And we don’t drink enough water. And all these things can be true as well. If we went to the doctor would we get an answer? I’m not sure we would. It would…

Happiness delivered straight to your inbox!

Join the mailing list to receive happiness, news and inspiration direct to you.

Thank you for subscribing, welcome to Team Nourish!