Group for those going through menopause or perimenopause

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Tinyplanets

Joined: Feb 14
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Posted: 10 Feb 2014, 14:45
Hi all, I am in my late 40's. I had a hysterectomy at 39 but my ovaries were left. I am now most probably in that perimenopause stage and have been having an increase in hormone related symptoms.

I am also finding it a little harder to shift those pounds. I could not find a group relating to this so I have started my own. It is simply called 'Group for menopause or perimenopause.' I would love to be able to swap tips about foods which may support us at this stage of life while keeping the pounds from piling on. It would also be good for people to join who have come out the other side and have found things that work for them.
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Ruhu

Joined: Sep 12
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Posted: 10 Feb 2014, 15:51
Just joined! Thanks!
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
Tinyplanets

Joined: Feb 14
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Posted: 10 Feb 2014, 16:08
Welcome Ruhu. Hopefully we shall have some more members soon and can get some discussions going.
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richiesbaby

Joined: Jan 14
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Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 09:48
Hello Ladies! I most definitely fall into this group! Had my partial hysterectomy at 32 and now that I am 50 boy have things slowed down! One thing I have found that helps with the crazies (emotion roller coaster I find myself on at times) is exercise. I found that when I am in this mode, getting out and burning some calories really helps me to regain reality and face life again on a more positive note.
Ruhu

Joined: Sep 12
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Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 11:54
I couldn't agree more, richiesbaby! I'm an avid, borderline obsessive, exerciser. No mater how tired or moody I feel, I always feel so much better after breaking a sweat!
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
Tinyplanets

Joined: Feb 14
Posts: 28

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Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 14:05
I do tend to go for a good brisk walk if I feel my stress levels rising. Maybe I need to step it up a bit.

At the moment, i have been trying to eat healthily and increasing intake of the omega fats. I am hoping to see an improvement in symptoms.
Tinypanets
adeleo

Joined: May 13
Posts: 5

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Posted: 05 Mar 2014, 19:54
how do i join the group? pre or menopausal? Ive had hsyterectmy at 37.
alixromanov

Joined: Aug 10
Posts: 12

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Posted: 05 Mar 2014, 21:13
I have trouble exercising due to sciatic nerve & nerve pain, so my diet is key.
Alix Romanov



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