11 Best Menopause Blogs of 2012
Discover the 11 best menopause blogs of 2012, ranging from holistic remedies to witty commentary. Menopause has never been this entertaining.
The Top 11 Menopause Blogs of 2012
Menopause has never been as entertaining as it is with these top blogs. From holistic or allopathic remedies to political or personal savvy,these witty and delightful blogs share companionship, medical news, practical tips, and comforting encouragement for readers experiencing the “change of life.”
Charming, sassy, and no-nonsense (well, maybe a littlebit!), these menopause blogs will have you wondering what women of a certain age did for advice before the Internet gave voice to these fantastic bloggers. So check out the best blogs, and see why they deserve a spot on your favorites list.
The brain-child of author and talented blogger Ellen SarverDolgen, Shmirshky grew out of a rough few years of perimenopause symptoms and overwhelming sensations of loneliness. Determined to find her way through the madness of menopause, Ellen cataloged her experiences with the hopes of passing her reflections on to her daughter, and—as it turned out—to the world.
Rife with humor, personality, and a rather irreverent takeon the “change of life,” Ellen’s book and blog efforts have been a smashing success. Grappling with the ups and downs of menopause has never been so much fun!
Vist the blog at: shmirshky.com/menopause-blog/category/menopause-blog
Menopause the Blog
This menopause blog is no newbie to the world of awards. Acelebrated blog for its more holistic approach to managing menopause and its symptoms, Menopause The Blog celebrates the journey of menopause as a mid-life opportunity to re-center on health and happiness.
Wendy Hoffman, the blog’s founder, created Menopause TheBlog to help other women find impartial, reliable information on everything from dietary adjustments to HRT to symptom abatement tips. Always an interesting read, Wendy’s menopause blog is a treasure for every woman experiencing menopause.
Visit the blog at: menopausetheblog.com
Menopause Goddess Blog
Dedicated to imparting wisdom– not just information – the Menopause Goddess Blog offers a wonderfulselection of honest opinions, helpful tips, and shared personal experiences of“the Big M.” This blog offers a refreshing take on mid-life experiences, a bookclub to share inspiring reads, and a “Menopause Marketplace” to help women findrelief from the whirlwind of changes during menopause.
Designed to offer women a chance to learn, interact, andcome to terms with life before, during, and after menopause, the Goddessesbehind this blog are working their magic with readers.
Visit: the blog at: menopausegoddessblog.com
Menopause Maniac, Cherie Mason’s menopausal creation, is atribute blog to the mania of menopause. Born out of a truly unique life path, Menopause Maniac has morphed into a site devoted to tackling menopause with humor, grace, and understanding.
To make things even better, Menopause Maniac is staffed by a host of talented medical professional bloggers who provide up-to-date, reliable advice. Like a doctor’s visit without leaving the house, Menopause Maniac brings a host of expert opinions, explanations, and even book reviews straight to the menopausal reader.
Visit the blog at: menopausemaniac.com
The Perimenopause Blog
A blessing for anyone experiencing perimenopause, ThePerimenopause Blog offers a wealth of resources, affirmations, encouragement, and articles to help women achieve health during the “change.”
Magnolia, the blog’s founder, is out to tell women that “Yes, it’s real & no, you’re not going crazy!” The Perimenopause Blog captures the ins and outs of hot flashes, fun in the sack, brain fog, and everything else you can imagine. From giveaways to health tips and a few personal reflection pieces for good measure, The Perimenopause Blog is a giftto women who aren’t going crazy!
Visit the blog at: theperimenopauseblog.com
An irreverent, rebellious, and quirky take on menopause,“Flashfree – Not Your Mama’s Menopause” certainly lives up to its reputation.Created by blogger Liz Scherer, Flashfree takes an atypical approach to menopause, tossing one-size-fits-all advice and dumbed-down informational pieces out the window.
Liz’s writing covers menopause issues with a satisfying dose of women’s health news and biting dissections of controversial wellness fads. True to form, Flashfree is not for the faint-hearted, but it is just the ticket for smart and engaged readers making their way through “the ‘pause.”
Visit the blog at: flashfree.me
Witty and frank, the “Menopausal Monster” Denise has createdan endearing catalog of the funny and heartfelt menopausal experiences thathave shaped her life. Unabashed and up for anything, Denise shares the wisdomand grace she has accumulated through her own attempts to tame the Menopausal Monster.
For a satisfying read and a true opportunity to connect witha writer as interested in helping others as she is in building an online support community for menopausal women, check into the Menopausal Monster. You won’t be sorry!
Visit the blog at: menopausalmonster.blogspot.com
Totally Ovar It
Raw and poignant – with a dash of cheeky “who gives a crap”flair – Totally Ovar It is truly “no place for sissies.” From infertility to embracing the beauty of life as a woman, Rachel’s award-winning blog is a collection of reflections that will make even the most frazzled menopausal reader (or non-menopausal reader) clap with appreciation.
Full of sincere and refreshing posts on life, love, and everything in between, Totally Ovar It practically compels readers to care about its writer and to join her growing online community of followers. Totally Ovar It has “totally” hit it out of the park.
Visit this blog at: www.totallyovarit.com
Is This the Middle?
Seamlessly blending menopausal musings with middle-aged path-finding, Is This The Middle? reaches out to readers with a good-humored, genuine journal of the road to self-discovery in mid-life. Personal and touching, blogger Melanie teaches, shares, and writes for every type of reader.
For a feel-good read and an uplifting look at the good life in menopause and beyond, check out Is This The Middle? and enjoy the comfort of reading the blog of a kindred spirit.
Visit the blog at: isthisthemiddle.blogspot.com
High Heels Hot Flashes
A funky, funny mix of Christian love and menopausal madness,High Heels Hot Flashes embraces the love-hate relationship women have with themselves and their bodies. A powerful advocate for women’s health and wellness issues, author and creator Debra Ann Elliott shares her stories andthoughts with flair, humor, and wit.
Already a heavily-awarded site, High Heels Hot Flashes hasbeen keeping up the good work in spreading some love and companionship to women everywhere. Hop on and follow Debra in her soulful and sometimes silly ravings on both modern life and being a (menopausal) modern women.
Visit the blog at: highheelshotflashes.blogspot.com
Too Hot Mamas
The cheeky collaborative of two Too Hot Mamas, this blog chronicles life as a journey through “Marriage, Motherhood, and Menopause.”Wendy and Carolyn, friends and co-authors of this irreverent tribute to the struggle of womankind, bring their talented writing to bear on the humorous (if sometimes challenging) ups and downs of life in the ‘hot flash’ lane.
These Too Hot Mamas have fun with everything from Photoshopto menopausal lists, all of which will actually make you glad you can commiserate! Check out their site for a daily dose of hilarity and a splash of romance novels on the side.
Visit the blog at: toohotmamas.wordpress.com