Jul 20 2012
How Long Does Perimenopause Last?
When you are in the thick of perimenopause, there is no doubt; it can feel like it’s going to last forever. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, you might even question whether you’re going to come out sane on the other side. Mood swi...
Jul 16 2012
Heavy, Flooding Periods in Perimenopause
When you blog about perimenopause and menopause, sooner or later it’s going to get personal. I mean, when you’re discussing your menstrual cycles with total strangers for crying out loud, that’s pretty personal. But it’s also helpful. We are by ...
Jun 18 2012
I’m in Perimenopause and I Feel like I’m Going Crazy!
The very brilliant and extraordinarily funny comedian, George Carlin, once said, “Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.” Few women I kno...
Jun 06 2012
Urinary Incontinence in Perimenopause and Menopause
During all three of my pregnancies, I carried my children low, as they say in fertility and pregnancy circles. Not only did I carry them low, but with my third child, her head was resting squarely on my bladder throughout the entire pregnancy. ...
Jun 04 2012
Soul Food to Help You Through Perimenopause
Getting through perimenopause is not for the weak or faint of heart. The emotional ups and downs, the insomnia, the hot flashes, night sweats, and crazy, erratic menstrual cycles that drain every ounce of energy and iron reserves from your body...
May 30 2012
Why Am I So Sad in Perimenopause?
The longer I study, read, and write about perimenopause and menopause, the more convinced I become that the physical symptoms are a small part of the entire experience. Women know by the time they are in their 30s and early 40s they will o...