Category Archives: hormones

I’m just OVER it!


Since I turned forty I’ve literally felt like shit. Not understanding why, I’ve been from doctor to doctor with a wide array of seemingly disconnected, and sometimes bizarre symptoms which have at times made me simply miserable. The anxiety surrounding … Continue reading

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Insomnia, snorers and odd body sensations.


It is not because I don’t love my husband, because I do. It is not because I don’t want to share the same marital bed, because I do, but I’m sorry, ENOUGH is ENOUGH. For the past couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Love, bubbles and granny knickers.


So my daughter had her baby. All went well. I tell you what though I was doing some mental pacing the whole day waiting to hear that he’d arrived. So now she has the “knowing”. Initiated into the clan of … Continue reading

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Letting the weird things out.


Why is it that sometimes a blank piece of paper (or screen as it may be) can sometimes seem so exciting and at other times so daunting? I think it’s because sometimes we hold back what we really want to … Continue reading

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A juicy horror story.


I decided that as of New Years Day, I would begin a healthy eating plan. Note – not a “diet” because that is guaranteed to fail. Just the mere “D” word sends my fat cells into a major hyperventilating panic … Continue reading

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Got out of the wrong side of bed in my sumo wrestler nappy.


I think I’ve started having hot flushes. Sometime during the night I woke up feeling like I was on fire, even though I had the fan above the bed on all night and hubby was next to me, shivering in … Continue reading

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Womb and gloom.


The state of my womb has been on my mind lately. For the past four years or so I’ve known that something is “not right” with me. (Hubby has been saying that since we first met.) But seriously, I’ve been … Continue reading

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