The Menopause Monologues by Harriet Powell – Buy the Book to Support Shelter This Christmas

Read my thoughts on The Menopause Monologues, a book full of varying personal experiences of menopause. Buying this will also benefit the charity Shelter - find out how.

Men …Let’s Talk Menopause by Ruth Devlin – Book Review

I'm sure there are millions of self help books for women relating to menopause and women's health in general. "Men ... Let's Talk Menopause" by Ruth Devlin is the first I've heard of that's aimed at men. Now I will hold my hand up and say that I didn't really notice it was for men … Continue reading Men …Let’s Talk Menopause by Ruth Devlin – Book Review

Changing The Face of Menopause – Ladies With Alternative Style, Still Fab at 50!

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 … Continue reading Changing The Face of Menopause – Ladies With Alternative Style, Still Fab at 50!

I Quit My Job Due to Menopause Related Anxiety & Depression!

Those of you who know me in person, or have been following my blog for a while, will know that I "live" with mental illness. I  have been struggling with my mental health again for some time now. It's got to the stage where I decided to quit my job of 20 years due to menopause related anxiety … Continue reading I Quit My Job Due to Menopause Related Anxiety & Depression!

Health inc Mental Health at Tea & Cake for the Soul

  Disclaimer: All thoughts and experiences are my own. I am not a doctor or health care professional and am not offering medical advice. Please always consult a qualified and recognised health care practitioner for advice if you are suffering from any medical condition. Any health issue needs to be addressed by the medical profession, … Continue reading Health inc Mental Health at Tea & Cake for the Soul

Menopausal Beach Body Blues

I'm a middle-aged menopausal woman who has put on a fair few inches around the midriff over the last couple of years. "Thickening" is the official term for it. It's another of the many crap things that Mother Nature decides to throw at us as a reward for surviving decades of periods. Now, I exercise … Continue reading Menopausal Beach Body Blues

Flip Flops, Fiesta & Flamenco by Donna Hepburn #BookReview 

The humorously written first page instantly grabbed me with myself being a fifty-something menopausal woman and boy do we need to laugh at ourselves when we reach that time of life. Luckily, unlike Abby,  my husband hasn't run off with his Secretary. Mostly because his Secretary is me, but I love these stories of people who … Continue reading Flip Flops, Fiesta & Flamenco by Donna Hepburn #BookReview 

2. My Mental Health Story

My mental health story is long! I’ve not left anything out and it’s how I remember it, but as it started nearly 30 years ago I’m sure my mind has shut parts of it out. It’s not imperative that you read it but I’m writing this to show that you can be in the deepest, … Continue reading 2. My Mental Health Story

How to Get Free Menopause Support from AVogel

I recently signed up to a free 7 day online menopause help programme and found it so useful that I thought I'd share. I realise many of my followers are hitting that certain age. Early each morning for 7 days they send you out an email, which has a link to either read or watch … Continue reading How to Get Free Menopause Support from AVogel