The Menopositivity Diaries, Vol. 2

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Stigmas finish—and conversations alternate—whilst you know the information, train and reinforce others, and concentrate on the certain. In honor of this 12 months’s Global Menopause Consciousness Month, we’re proud to percentage a brand new set up of our widespread Menopositivity Diaries, tales from actual ladies such as you who embody “menopositivity”: a radiant outlook on existence that faces the adjustments of menopause with optimism, pleasure, and knowledge. We are hoping they proceed to encourage you. For the reason that complete menopause taboo? It is time for that to be over.

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Positivity about menopause 

“How can any girl no longer love the bodily and emotional freedom! Menopause was once known as ‘the alternate’ and everybody thought to be it to be detrimental and no longer mentioned. Happily we’ve plowed via that and will settle for this ‘alternate’ as a brand new bankruptcy.  Each and every girl will get to be her personal creator…


“I wholeheartedly embody growing older enthusiastically. It is my time to be myself and take dangers, however permit no time for judgments or comparisons. It is my time to assume outdoor the field and examine the ‘what ifs’ and the ‘why nots.’ I need to have my very own solutions, I need to transform equations and expectancies, and I plan to do it with enthusiasm and beauty.” 

– Gretchen

“I’m 55, publish menopause since 52. The BEST a part of menopause is MANY… I’ve extra TIME, time to observe my wants to be have compatibility, wholesome and robust as an growing older ladies. I believe extra at PEACE with acceptance of who I’m – a lady who YES has wrinkles, sunspots, and dishevelled bits but additionally a lady who has existence enjoy, reminiscences of amusing within the solar and an underlying sense that the ones easy issues in existence are essential. I really like that existence brings a chance to search out forgiveness, a time to search out closure to that which not serves me and a time to embody what does serve me. The information that ‘not anything lasts endlessly’ and a tradition of putting my ft in others footwear and discovering empathy. I LOVE LOVE LOVE aging.”

– Dana 

Menopause menopositivity

“My menopause adventure began early, and I had no thought what was once going down to me. I actually idea I used to be in poor health. Navigating the clinical and non-medical choices was once further difficult since none of my feminine pals or circle of relatives had long past via it but. Over the previous few years I’ve hooked up with such a lot of ladies in midlife going via menopause. I’ve shared my enjoy they usually’ve shared theirs. I’ve discovered medical doctors, merchandise, healing tactics and extra all over conversation and dialog on this implausible feminine group.”

– Tracy

I’m 44 and reached menopause quicker than most girls round me. I used to be already on HRT at 40 and had a hysterectomy at 42. The most efficient a part of this bankruptcy is I’ve develop into this kind of nice suggest for myself and what’s occurring in my frame. I’ve changed into extra vocal than I ever was once. I’m in love with my fuller frame and all that is going with it. And I’m on a adventure to show more youthful girl about this nice alternate that they are going to enjoy. It’s been saved at midnight a ways too lengthy.  Additionally our males want to be trained so they may be able to give you the proper reinforce
– Victoria 

After I hit my forties, I used to be ashamed of beginning to have sizzling flashes and mind fog. I’m so glad to discover a group of girls who’re going via the similar factor. It actually is helping to understand that I’m really not going via this new level of existence on my own and I not must be afraid to speak about it.
– Tasheika

the change is a new chapter

Extra Interviews & Essays

The Menopositivity Diaries, Vol. 1
The Womaness Manifesto
Menopause Takes the Lead

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