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I Am Anxiously Anticipating Menopause

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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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    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'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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    Related Experiences

    My journey with peri menopause started almost 3 years ago and since that time, it has affected me daily. Some days it is completely debilitating! I have every symptom possible...
    Missyjo1198 Missyjo1198 36-40, F Apr 27

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    I am 48 years old. I know it's coming soon. I'm afraid of what menopause is going to do to my sex life. I'm afraid of losing desire, I'm afraid of losing the ability of having...
    Janna78 Janna78 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    super dry, UTI every time I have sex, which I could do without anyway. so not me. hair trigger temper. fun!
    amydextrous1 amydextrous1 41-45, F Apr 6

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    I know I should change my diet and take herbs. But thus far, 4-5 glasses of wine, and netflix is my solution. I'm still a ***** with no sex drive, but at least I stop caring! lol
    amydextrous1 amydextrous1 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Oh, Onion... :) WASHINGTON—Anxiously anticipating the Supreme Court’s decision on the issue, the nation was reportedly on edge Wednesday as it waited to see whether the court...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have this. I can't believe it. I don't want it. I feel ashamed. I feel like if I tell people I have this they will either say, oh yes pms, no big deal. Hormones. OR they will say...
    angelania angelania 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    The Truth About Soy By Annie Hauser The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in 1999 that diets including daily soy resulted in a significantly reduced risk of heart...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    When Tomorrrow Comes Part Eight - Chapter Seven When we sat down to dinner that night, Jock casually mentioned that we had finished the examination. "So soon?" Mother was...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 6

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    This was me a month ago. I could not lose a pound even eating clean and exercising. I've been a personal trainer when I was younger so I know what to do but it just wasn't working...
    butterton8 butterton8 56-60, F Apr 14

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    The first girl I fell in love with, her name is Amanda, I was in 3rd grade. We stood friends till after middle school, we went our seperate ways. We came across each other finding...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16

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    why do we end up having problems if we get a hysterectomy/vasectomy if we don't wait until after we have children? does your hormones get more balanced after having kids? why does...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 22

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    I feel like I'm never happy anymore.. Like all the happiness and excitement and playfulness has just been like drained out of me.. I'm not hyper as I used to be.. Excited about...
    ForeverKittenn ForeverKittenn 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    He left yesterday to Amsterdam and I'm anxiously awaiting his text to say all is good. He was worried about leaving his aged parents that rely on him for so much. I hope he had a...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    The proud father brought home a backyard swing set for his children and immediately started to assemble it with all the neighborhood children anxiously waiting to play on it. After...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 26

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    Well, we discussed starting this last night and decided today that I would get my first sort of establishment spanking to ground us Into our new lifestyle. He has yet to come home...
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There is a knock on the pearly gates. Saint Peter looks out, and a man is standing there. Saint Peter is about to begin his interview when the man disappears. A moment later there...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just got back from a week-long vacation. It's one of the few times I don't wear dresses or pantyhose on a regular basis. My wife wouldn't want the extra attention I'd get for...
    deeken deeken 36-40 7 Responses Apr 7

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    I used to have a best friend. He's still there and still in my life but he has changed so much I feel like we are now worlds apart. We used to chat so freely about everything and...
    misscry misscry 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    I have always enjoyed watching a pair of critters disappear and get destroyed under a sexy woman. However when I was 19 and was returning from a trip, saw some snails on the way...
    aliathe aliathe 26-30, M Apr 19

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    I admit that I have social anxiety. It has held me back in my life. I would like to overcome my social anxieties. I know that with steady effort and willpower, I can and I will...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Apr 20

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    A blindfold.... Is soft.... cool....and when lightly covering ones eyes, leaves a person anticipating.. Not knowing whats about to happen. It forces you to use your other senses...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 20

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    This is a personality test. Choose one and read your result below. Don't take too long in thinking and just choose whatever catches your attention.If you are drawn to 1, Deep Down...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I bless you with hope. You are in God's waiting room, anticipating and expecting, learning to hope. I bless you with knowing your Father's eyes are on those who hope. He rewards...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I used to have a great relationship with this girl. We had just started talking but there was no romance just fun. We then started developing feelings for each other and I she was...
    Jeenyu Jeenyu 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Pretty much . . . It's been pretty damn stressful lately. I've been sick and unable to get much done over the weekend. Now I'm behind which is pretty bad for me, because my...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think back on stupid things I've done and I don't even know what I did these things. But this is one of those things I just wonder what went through my mind. I was 12/13 and my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 days ago

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    cuddles and giggles give way to passions heat, time is silenced and the heavens thunder...... it is the hour of need, of lust minds bend and bodies quiver; anticipating kisses come...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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