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I Am Anxiously Anticipating Menopause

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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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    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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    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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    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'm 34 years old and post menopausal. It explains a lot over the last few years. Why I want to kill everyone while I'm flashing so bad my skin is on fire!!!! I couldn't understand...
    lillyanna1980 lillyanna1980 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I'm adopting an unborn little girl, and my whole family is anticipating the moment we will get to hold her for the first time. Every one is so excited! November 22, hurry up!
    Mo201 Mo201 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Perry menopause, bi-polar depression, anxiety, my son at his father's most of the summer, same thing every day pretty much, afraid to go outside b/c my neighbor's a nut, afraid to...
    ShivaBrainard ShivaBrainard 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Well Im 34 I worked at my life to raise my one daughter who is 18. We have the closest bond, however like every happy grown teenager made the decision to go back home to NC. No...
    YvetteJ YvetteJ 31-35 4 days ago

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    I sometimes blame menopause for my MIL erratic behavior, but I believe she's just crazy. My father in law and her are divorced for a century now. He really gets anxiety from any...
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    What seems to be the point in living is anticipating. Waiting for the nice things to come. Like right now I am waiting for tomorrow, looking forward to visiting my grandma. the day...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 23

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    I am completely out of my relationship with my MM. It was one hell of a roller coaster. I don't regret it one bit because he awoke a love inside me that I had forgotten about and...
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    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    It's going to be my birthday tomorrow. I will be with family and spend sometime eating out. But most of the time I will stay at home to study for an upcoming professional exam...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    This is a very long post, so I apologize. I would be grateful for your advice… I recently found out that my dad is not my biological father. The news was a big surprise to me as...
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