A tad excited — ‘Men…Let’s Talk Menopause’ is the title of the book I’ve put together after several years of giving talks up and down the country.
So, we are nearing the end of January – I know how observant of me – many folk dread these introductory months of the year, ending up hibernating until they see the first signs of Spring start to emerge.
Sleep – what a difference it makes when you get a good nights sleep, to wake up feeling rested instead of feeling a bit ’punch drunk’. For an incredible amount of women this becomes the eternal battle. The average amount of sleep required by adults is said to be around 7 hours, quite a lot […]
Nutrition, oh my what a topic… everyone has their own views on what to eat, how much to eat, some swear by dieting, others have rigid ideas, not open to changing their diets, stuck in a rut…read on with helpful advice on how to get yourself healthier, which will not only help your menopausal symptoms […]
Yesterday a friend sent me the link for an article written about the french film ‘I Got Life’ which is about to come out this week – just looked at the trailer am booking my tickets now! Have a look at the trailer : https://tinyurl.com/ya4xrsqo This is a bit like the Allison Pearson book which recently […]
Well it was only a matter of time before I got round to writing about the ‘V’ word, long overdue I know, but it’s hard to prioritise topics with the menopause, there are so many symptoms…this is however always on the top of my agenda when giving talks as it has to be the one […]
In my continuing effort to demystify and normalise talk around the topic of the menopause I interviewed two great friends, who are different in so many ways but very similar in one – they have both reached the age of 60. Both of them have attended my workshops and had different experiences whilst going […]
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to January – for some of you it’s easy, you just throw yourselves back into life with gay abandon but for others the darker months of January and February are a real battle to get through. Whether it’s January blues, menopausal blues or a bit of both they are […]
Happy New Year everyone – very exciting news – get your radios tuned in to Woman’s hour on Radio 4 next week … yes all week! If you miss it or are unable to listen to a radio during the morning I’m sure they will put some of the material into a podcast. Have a […]
I was delighted when Dr Faye Rodger, consultant gynaecologist at the Borders General Hospital, agreed to answer a few questions on the menopause. Dr Rodger’s special interests are reproductive medicine, including fertility and the menopause. So, here are the questions that some of you have sent in, and I’ve added the ones which commonly crop up […]
Marvellous – World Menopause Day 18th October 2017 – Woo hoo ! The International Menopause Society is marking the day by publishing a report encouraging women to “have a health audit – and take action at the time of the menopause to avoid chronic diseases in later life.” Press release from the International Menopause […]
One of the reasons I started this blog was to demystify and normalise the very word menopause, to raise awareness and to just get everyone talking about it more… Imagine my delight one Sunday morning a couple of weeks ago, as I turned the page in the Sunday’s Times magazine, there in front of […]