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Hi everyone - Is anyone doing a workout program they’ve seen results from? I’m looking to tone up and lose about 10-15lbs. I follow some trainers and people on Instagram but it seems everyone posting … more

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I figure if anyone can understand this, it’s you all. I feel like I’m losing my damn mind. I have always loved communications, and I’m really good at it. But lately I’m so tired of politics and toxici… more

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Anyone ever take a biotin or hair supplement to combat thinning hair. Would love ideas.

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It’s 3 in the morning and I’ve been awake for an hour. Good times.

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I am 52 I have been feeling so tired and when I was in my 40’s. I had a lot more energy. Now I am so tired after work - but I have 4 girls ages, 16-15-13-9. I am going through menopause and my Osteo… more

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Premenopausal and I am a complete mess, cry randomly, it’s so embarrassing. I cried at the drs , I cry watching tv, I cry driving home . I can’t handle my emotions . And I literally have nothing to cr… more

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I’m curious how long people were in the peri menopause phase? I’ve read it’s an average of 4 years but I’m curious what people’s experiences are. I believe I am late stage peri menopausal and my perio… more

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Ladies, be weary.. there is a creepy man lurking among us. He just DMd me asking if I was on Whatsapp.

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This is so accurate today

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Anyone else done menopause completely natural?

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I had to get a hysterectomy at age 39 due to endometriosis (stage 4). I’m 42 now & greatly suffering from menopause. One doctor said that going on hormone therapy greatly increases my risk for end… more

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Hi Ladies, just found this group. I'm 59 and post menopausal. Read through some of the threads and can relate to all. Glad to know I'm not alone.

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Hi ladies- i am 45 and pretty healthy- I am on my second irregular cycle! ughh- is this how it all starts? Wonderinf if i need to make a dr appt? do they just tell u yes its perimenopause and send u h… more

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Reishi mushroom by Host Defense, just google Paul Stamet. My hot flashes are now just warm and far and few between.

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Where do those of you over 50 shop for clothes? I don’t need to wear suits as stylish business casual will do. Cardigans make me feel and look old. I need to cover some ankle tattoos when it comes t… more

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I run 3x per week and started having left knee pain. Got an X-ray and it turns out I have mild arthritis in both knees. Has anyone else been diagnosed? What are your remedies? I got an inflammatory an… more

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Our bowl has 200 members!! Yay!! 🎉
Let’s bring this back to life!!
Who do you want to hear from future speaker wise??
Thanks all for the wonderful support!!

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Oh the insomnia and hot flashes. I wind up on this silly app all night when I should be sleeping comfortably.

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Good Morning All!
I’ve been having some mental issues lately and have no idea if it’s due to my HRT.
If I take .75 of estradiol I still have hot flashes. If I take 1.0 I feel either numb or … more

Just downloaded an App called MenoLife. It’s free (so far) and is filled with articles, recipes, trackers, etc. they also have products which I may look into. Anyone else try this brand?

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Attempting intermittent fasting again. I highly recommend the Zero App if you want to try it. I only use the free version so can’t speak on the Pro features. Watching the clock and looking forward to my first meal today! Happy Monday to all my 🐠 friends!

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Seems like the hot flashes just started getting really frequent and I haven’t slept well for weeks. Does anyone know how long this typically lasts, and do I really need to go to a doc for meds? I ju… more

Anyone else feeling like they are past their prime and just don’t matter anymore? Like I could vanish and it may take weeks before anyone realized I was missing (and yes, I realize hormones are makin… more

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Question for the bowl: Do you work from home but your significant other does not?
Putting work aside I’m feeling burnt out being that I work from home and my “duties” seemed to increase. How are … more

So…funny and true story. I had my yearly mammogram on Monday…the person who did it was my bartender! 😂 I had no idea she did this too!! Now I’m afraid to show my face (but not other body parts). This… more

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I finally broke down and went back on HRT last week. I have been taking gabapentin for a nerve injury which I’ve learned helps hot flashes. I can’t tell a significant difference yet aside from maybe g… more

Anyone have thoughts on the at home hormone tests you can buy online? I have a high deductible and a lot of those tests are cheaper than my out of pocket cost through insurance.

Going to give the CarbManager App another shot. Anyone use Apps for meal planning or tracking? Would you prefer limiting foods or intermittent fasting?

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Weight concerns: before my hysterectomy I weighed in the low 140s / after I’m in the mid to high 150s. I’m 5’2” so it shows! For those that successfully lost weight or didn’t gain lbs what did you do?… more

My company did a session last week about why menopause is everyone’s business. They shared a bunch of resources afterwards so thought I’d share here, see comments.

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Has any of you ladies tried natural supplements to help with various things? I'm curious about them.

Anyone remember that “Friday I’m in love” song?
This is my rendition:
Monday you can’t fall asleep
Tuesday’s stuffy / Wednesday too
Thursday is for hot flashes
It’s Friday … more

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Anyone have any ideas for our next speaker? I was thinking nutritionalist or dietician. What are your thoughts? Thanks!

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Hi ladies, I'm in my mid 40s and I think I'm entering peri. I currently have a Mirena but I should replace it again soon, but one more will put me into my 50s(!!) and I was wondering if anyone… more

My spouse is in better shape and is healthier than me. Can anyone relate? Does this bother anyone? I’ve tried so hard to look better but my emotional toll is working overtime. I weigh more than my hus… more

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