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I Have Hot Flashes

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    WHEW! Who's Playing With My Thermostat!

    Just going along doing anything really, being anywhere. Anytime of the day or night, I even wake up from a nice sleep with this and sweating. Sometimes before they start (not always) I have just the slightest moment of an uneasy feeling and ... 'BAM!' I feel like my face and...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    I am constantly putting on clothes,

    taking off clothes, putting on clothes...
    Dotbar Dotbar 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    Darn-Hot Flash!

    Oh My gosh....Here I am on EP and having a darn hot flash!!!  Grabs a tissue and dabs the sweat off my face and neck!!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 3 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    I'm On Fire!

    I have hot flashes and at times feel like I could heat up the whole world!  I had breast cancer, started taking Tomaxifen, then quit that... had my ovaries removed to prevent cancer forming from estrogen.  But, although I feel lucky I caught my cancer...it seems as...
    sexycancersurvivor sexycancersurvivor 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    I Want Them to Stop

     I am a 38 year old female with a problem.  Six years ago I had a full hysterectomy due to stage 4 endometriosis. Both ovaries were taken, along with my uterus and even my poor little compromised appendix fell victim.  Of course, the minute I recovered from...
    cyranomyluv cyranomyluv 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Treating Menopause With Venom

    Menopause Venom I'm taking snake venom for hot flashes - Lachesis mutus, to be exact. This homeopathic remedy comes from the poisonous venom of the Bushmaster, a greatly feared snake native to Central and South America. The poison of the Bushmaster is deadly if it enters the...
    Velya Velya 51-55 1 Response Jul 18, 2011

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    ...its Getting Hot In Here

    I guess being overweight does it
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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    Hot Flashes

    Its been a while now, I'm always hot or have hot flashes.  I find myself sweating often.  I guess it is due cause I am overweight.  Another thing, I find I sweat to much that my sweaters, t-shirts become yellow from the underarm and I do wear deodorant.  In the winter, I am...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 22, 2011

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    Five Alarm Hot Flashes!

    "It's hot in here"!!  "No, it's not" says my husband. It's just me having another FIVE ALARM HOT FLASH!!  Guess it's part of life, that I continue to endure!  One of the drawbacks that I do miss....In winter....No more wool sweaters!  I...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 3 Responses Jun 15, 2008

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    In brazil the weather is 70% of the days hot, i hate hot weather and when i have opportunity i want to go to a cold country.
    AdapterTwenty AdapterTwenty 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't trust people who act like there's an age limit on hot chocolate. You're never too old for hot chocolate.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love love love hot bubble baths. I stay in there for at least an hour. Sometimes I get dizzy bc the water is too hot but it's relaxing. And while I am filling up the tub I let...
    Smelyalata97 Smelyalata97 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The feeling of the hot water hitting my naked body making me feel a little pain but much more pleasure. The hot water much like a master making my bones relax and surrender.. Mmm
    SubmissiveThoughts SubmissiveThoughts 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I went to a concert with a friend and at the end I was so hot that I threw a cup of frozen cold water over my head and then realised that I had to get into my friend's grandfather...
    lawliet23500 lawliet23500 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Well they're at least 98.6 degrees upon a woman not sitting in a very well air conditioned room or standing outside on a subzero winter's day. To me to qualify as "HOT" they must...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am always hot i live in fl which sucks im hot in 50 degree weather and it has been in the 90s and hundreds everyday i swear im melting lm not sleeping well because of it bad...
    sweety7268 sweety7268 22-25, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Over many years I have gained some valuable information. It doesn't matter of how you look like to people, just to you. That might seem kinda hard because everyone's opinion...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Some years back driving in New Mexico, I visited the hot springs near Taos. A bit of a drive, some on a gravel road in those days, then a short hike. There were some people there...
    MidwestPagan MidwestPagan 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm getting ready to stay in a hotel that's known to be very haunted I do believe in spirits etc I'm just not sure how I will react if I see or experience something any thoughts or...
    Bosslady656 Bosslady656 56-60, F a week ago

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    methacillian resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa) im not quite surr how i contracted it? either working in a hospital environment, or being a patient? this is a resistent strand...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 25

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    last night, I was feeling really on edge and overstimulated and all I wanted to do was sit down in my bed in front of netflix and drink a cup of hot chocolate and relax... I felt...
    clementinechasseur clementinechasseur 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I wish to be a hot girl all the time. Specially when watching **** . Makes me wish I was hot like those girls, and to be able to have their experiences
    islutmyself54 islutmyself54 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Walk up to Hot Topic like 'whaddup I'm not a scene kid but I like to shop here'
    Natapongo Natapongo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Love hot tubs too, my bikini seems always to get removed when I am in one
    biancafilipina biancafilipina 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I've never old anyone this but I feel like it'll give you a good a laugh. Ok, so I was at school talking with a group of my guy friends. Keep in mind that they're all hockey boys...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    Love hot tubs use them lots
    biancafilipina biancafilipina 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Inside the heart and mind of every manResides thoughts, desires, and inspirationsUnacceptable, immoral, demeaning, and degradingHeld captive withinBuried beneath societal...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I just made hot chocolate with steamed coconut milk and marshmallows. Plus cheesy Disney movie under wraps equals great relax time after Friday night crap. Nice quiet Saturday
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Nothing like sitting in a hot tub filled with lavender bubble bath, after 2 hour yoga.
    SarahBerry1 SarahBerry1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I am a Filipina my husband says I am hot likes showing me off to his friends
    biancafilipina biancafilipina 26-30, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm doing it right now! Soaking in a hot bath...heaven. ^_^
    Nerkiss Nerkiss 26-30, F Aug 22

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    A long hot soak with candles, music and a glass of wine or a spliff. Perfect! One of the best ways to unwind ever! 😁
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    "Confused, Complain." 4.12.15 I'm 14. I'm always in situations where I'm always so close to something. Or so far from an opportunity I then wither out of control. What I'm...
    eztahhelp eztahhelp 18-21, F Aug 22

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    slowly sinking into a steamy hot bath. the water enveloping my body. bubbles dancing gently on the surface. relaxing each joint. a sigh escaping my lips as I close my eyes and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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    I was diagnosed with DM in 2009 along with Celiac's disease, I guess I didn't realize what this disease was or how serious it was, at the time the Celiac's was my bigger concern...
    Jill2006 Jill2006 51-55, F Aug 21

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    Hot Sauce everything is better with it, The hotter the Sauce the better i say.
    TheMidNightCrow TheMidNightCrow 26-30, M Aug 21

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    sure, I would think it would be fun! seems like I went on one when I was a kid? i think at an air show? funny, i remember the experience, but im not sure if it was a dream or not...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 21

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    I take a hot bubble bath with a certain someone
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 21

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    hot hot hot!!!! I love hot sauce! it's a Louisiana thing
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 20

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    Rich creamy hot chocolate, very chocolate and very sweet, made with milk and marshmallow cream and coco. It is refreshing, it lifts your mood, and it can make you feel peace. It...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M Aug 19

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    I want water ice or a popsicle i am hot af 😓💦🍧😍
    JiggyIndiii JiggyIndiii 18-21, F Aug 18

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    K that's the goal 😉 fortunately wife thinks I'm hot but she could be biased. Seriously - working out several times a week, hired a personal trainer for strength training, and...
    MarriedGuy244 MarriedGuy244 51-55, M Aug 18