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Menopause

Friday, February 12, 2016


For the 1 st time ever I have hated summer. Been a very hot summer down under and it's predicted to be a while yet. Feb is usually our hottest month (like the norths august) & with hot flushes every hour. ..cruel just cruel! I saw a natropath a few weeks ago. She said get away from sugar. ..eat fat. Sounded good to me. The hot flushes have reduced in intensity but still most hours. With the eating of higher fats I was wondering how that would affect my body size. I haven't weighed myself for over 1 year now. Had some counseling around body image, so haven't been on spark, counting calories/exercise etc. So initially, I thought I lost a bit of weight, then this week I thought there hasn't been anything noticably for a while. I go by clothing now, what feels comfortable. So I've downloaded this app,which is wonderful & have been watching how much I've been eating. To my surprise, most of the time I'm running too low. ..yet my clothing is still just as tight, stink! !! Is this another menopause thing? Haven't had a period for 3 months. ..LOVE THAT! Would like to be a bit more comfortable than what I am
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  • MARINGAL
    I don't miss those hot flashes at all.
    1370 days ago
  • LECATES
    Sorry you are having the hot flashes. Thankfully I never had them but know others who really suffered from them. Glad to hear from you and we have really missed you. Not having periods is soooo nice, but not when you have side effects like that. The one side affect that I had, which often no one mentions, is a gas problem.
    1370 days ago
  • ROX525
    I went through menopause at 41 (have to go one full year without a period to be in actual menopause). I am 60 and still getting those darn hot flashes. I sleep with a fan on all year round. If I eat certain things (like chocolate), I get an instant hot flash. I cannot wear sweaters in the winter. You will be fine.
    1370 days ago
  • RAPUNZEL53
    Good Luck!
    1370 days ago
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