Girlfriends guide to HRT

One of the things most people associate with menopause is HRT. It's a very controversial therapy and many women (and GP's!) have strong opinions on it. Either for or against. However, there are also a ton of women who really don't know much about it. So what actually...

Simple workplace adjustments for menopause

For a lot of us, work is made difficult because of menopause symptoms. This has led to some women having to leave their jobs or reducing their hours to try and cope. Such drastic measures don't necessarily have to be made and you're entitled to request what are called...

What support does your employer have in place?

If you're not sure what support is available to you through your employer it's worth checking policies first before you do anything else. The reason I suggest this is because 1) there's nothing wrong with educating yourself and being prepared for a meeting with your...
Girlfriends guide to HRT

Girlfriends guide to HRT

One of the things most people associate with menopause is HRT. It's a very controversial therapy and many women (and GP's!) have strong opinions on it. Either for or against. However, there are also a ton of women who really don't know much about it. So what actually...

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Simple workplace adjustments for menopause

Simple workplace adjustments for menopause

For a lot of us, work is made difficult because of menopause symptoms. This has led to some women having to leave their jobs or reducing their hours to try and cope. Such drastic measures don't necessarily have to be made and you're entitled to request what are called...

read more
What support does your employer have in place?

What support does your employer have in place?

If you're not sure what support is available to you through your employer it's worth checking policies first before you do anything else. The reason I suggest this is because 1) there's nothing wrong with educating yourself and being prepared for a meeting with your...

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Should you tell your employer about your menopause?

Should you tell your employer about your menopause?

Not all women will need support at work during menopause but for some, their symptoms will have an impact on them at work. If this happens, should you tell your employer or is it just one of those things "you have to put up with"? The short answer is fuck no! If you...

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Coping with palpitations

Coping with palpitations

First off you might be wondering why the hell your heart is affected by menopause. A lot of women put it down to anxiety but it's actually a case of biology. Oestrogen The hormone oestrogen is hugely important in protecting your heart and blood vessels, bones, vagina,...

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What exactly are the symptoms of menopause?

What exactly are the symptoms of menopause?

Menopause is a vastly different experience for every woman and I often see women in forums I'm part of questioning if their latest symptom is normal for menopause. The truth is there are a crazy number of symptoms attributed to menopause. There is definitely a handful...

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Beat brain fog. Make technology your bitch.

Beat brain fog. Make technology your bitch.

For people, younger than a certain age, the idea that people weren’t tethered to some kind of device seems an unthinkable concept. When the phone rang, and we weren’t there to answer it, the answering machine was there and we picked up the message when we got back...

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Easy no bake granola bars

Easy no bake granola bars

I'm sharing another recipe today for mega easy granola bars that don't even come within sniffing distance of an oven! For those days when you just cba, you can batch prep these and store them in the freezer to snack on during the week. The best bit is, you can also...

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Cheesy courgetty bread recipe

Cheesy courgetty bread recipe

Those who know me, know I've never been a domestic goddess. However, since moving to France and living a simpler life, I've started trying my hand at the baking lark. I'm not perfect by a long shot and I've had some epic fails but I'm getting there! Anyway, I do like...

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Free Coronavirus Resilience Guide

Free Coronavirus Resilience Guide

You'd have to be living in a literal cave in the middle of nowhere to not know that the world going to shit right now. Now more than ever is the time to be looking after yourself and others and making sure you've got what you need to get through the next few weeks and...

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Hi, I'm Kerry,

I live in a teeny, beautiful hamlet in South West France after relocating from the North East of England. Now I’d love to tell you that I exercise every day, eat a vegan diet, recycle everything, have a minimalist home, meditate daily, blah, blah, you get the picture. However, that’s not me. I’m somewhere in the middle. I strive to do all of those things but I’m just a normal woman with an imperfect life where shit happens and I’m also navigating perimenopause.

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