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Perimenopause: WTF?!

Jan 28, 2022

Are You Prepared for Menopause?

I have vague memories of my mom going through menopause just as I was entering my teens…oh the sweet memories of doors slamming one moment and the next we were crying side-by-side while watching 90210 and Party of Five Together on Wednesday nights. (I’m pretty sure my brother and dad were conveniently golfing a lot that year…).

What is Perimenopause and Menopause?

The definition of menopause is ‘the permanent end of menstruation and fertility defined as occurring 12 months after your last period.’ So what my mom was going through was what would be considered perimenopause or pre-menopause. Perimenopause takes 6-10 years for the transition into menopause, starting at age 35! (I had no idea either). Perimenopause is the mirror image of puberty; a hormonal shift. My mom and I bonded over our hormonal swings: mine ramping up and hers taking a swan dive into menopause. If you are like, me, coming off of postpartum hormonal...

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