Category Archives: Perimenopause

Mood swing.


We all have them. Some more than others. I drive my husband crazy with them. Perimenopause and auto immune business is SO much fun…all this swinging. I’m back to being an insomniac again 😦 Never mind. It will pass! In … Continue reading

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Hot sweaty flash of misery.


I don’t understand how women going through perimenopause and those who are menopausal, yet still in the throes of this God awful thing are not beating their doctors over the head with a blunt instrument. Honestly, how women going through … Continue reading

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.


So I’m a little stunned, after yesterdays visit to the doctors to get the results of my thyroid ultrasound and thyroid blood work panel that I FINALLY got round to doing. After five years of basically feeling like crap, seeing … Continue reading

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The order and the chaos. (mostly chaos)


I cannot find a FREE image to describe this post so today I give you a nice fluffy bunny, which has nothing at ALL to do with my post, but hey, everyone needs a nice fluffy bunny sometimes. Wish I … Continue reading

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Husbands and doctors….not a good mix.


Bugger! My sneaky plans were foiled this morning! See, after my doctors appointment yesterday I knew I had to go to pathology and have some blood tests done, so my plan was to announce to hubby that finally there were … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Doctors, Fear, Getting older, happiness, health and well being, hormones, Humour, husbands, Life, life experiences, Love, Marriage, Perimenopause | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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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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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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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