We Women Have to Lead the Charge!

I recently listened to a podcast about menopause…. It was an ABC Nightlife interview featuring two experts in women’s health. They were gynaecologist and Medical Director of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, Dr Elizabeth Farrell, and Professor Martha Hickey, Professor...
Do You Have Well Defined Boundaries?

Do You Have Well Defined Boundaries?

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day. I will call her Jane. She is in her 50s. She has a lovely supportive husband and a grown up son who still lives at home. Her mother has been ill for a long time and Jane has been looking after her. She works full time,...
Ladies! Communicate With Your Partner: Even If You Feel Like Crap!

Ladies! Communicate With Your Partner: Even If You Feel Like Crap!

I don’t think my poor husband knew what was happening! One minute I would be loving and kind ….and then the next ….I would be the bitch from hell. Let’s face it….everything can change during perimenopause and menopause. Relationships change, marriages fall apart, and...
We are Responsible for our Own Bodies

We are Responsible for our Own Bodies

As a woman going through menopause, you may want to blame the world for your symptoms. I know I felt like that! I did not CHOOSE this…did I!! Well….if we stay in that mindset, we will remain the victim. Yes…it’s the governments fault…or society’s or my mother’s….....