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I Am Anxiously Anticipating Menopause

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 People

    Ready For the Pause

    I'm ready for menopause because I'm sexually active again at 51 and birth control seems ludicrous. Was going to have my hormones checked next week, but here I am having another period! At least I know I'm not pregnant! (Probably not....)
    bleedingheartconservative bleedingheartconservative 51-55, F 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    I'm Ready!

    When I was way younger - pregnagnt with my second child, I was diagnosed with Endometriosis. Eventually, it got some better (under Dr's care).  Then I had a Tubal Ligation after I had my last child. Since then, I've suffered with dysmenorrhea & menorrhagia...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2007

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    I'm Ready!

    When I was way younger - pregnagnt with my second child, I was diagnosed with Endometriosis. Eventually, it got some better (under Dr's care).  Then I had a Tubal Ligation after I had my last child. Since then, I've suffered with dysmenorrhea & menorrhagia...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F Jun 2, 2007

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    A New Chapter In My Life

    Well, I am 44 and my symptoms began the beginning of this year. First, were the mood swings. I was feeling depressed and unhappy about my life in general. It got so bad that I had to call in "sick" at work a few times out of the months (which is unusual because I love my job...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 14, 2011

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    I Have A Ways To Go

    Gee won't that be something. My hormones going offbalance..in a person whos already imbalanced...I have the notion I won't even REALISE when I start getting it, because the symptoms are the same as an anxiety or panic attack for me and I might just mistake it for that...ill check...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I Am So Confused

    I am fast approaching menopause, the main effect that I am experiencing is depression and heavy bleeding.  Now I have been on anti depression drugs for many many years no problem.  Just this past year it seems that my depression is not being helped by the...
    kab kab 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I've been diagnosed with Pmdd and can trace episodes back to highschool. Even my family noted a dramatic shift in personality when I hit puberty aka moodswings/anger/confusion...
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    I am feeling anxiety about menopause and my ability to have kids will be gone forever. I wish I could have one more before it's too late.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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