It’s World Menopause Day today so I thought I’d share this post again to show you that although our menopause symptoms can affect us dramatically, we don’t have to give into it and stop living. Have a read of my post that shares the menopausal experiences of a group of women who still have style and refuse to grow old!
Don’t forget to check out my other menopause and mental health posts too. Happy menopause day!
I’ve written before about some of the negative effects that the menopause can have on women. Today, I want to celebrate the good parts of midlife and show that women can still have a unique, alternative style and confidence as they get older. We can still be fab at 50!
Menopause is being talked about in the media quite regularly at the moment which is great, but the image portrayed is not quite so flattering. After seeing “midlife” being illustrated by a lady with a fan, Twitter account Behind the Woman started a campaign to “Change the Face of Menopause”.
Middle aged and menopausal women were encouraged to send in their own photos, and what happened next was wonderful. A selection of women, many of whom are struggling with menopausal symptoms, sent in their pics showing their vibrancy and lust for life.
Coming from an “alternative” lifestyle scene of live music…
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