Taking on the world by taking on menopause
Last updated 11/23/2021 at 10:34am
Do you dread it? Or do you welcome it? The hot flashes. The night sweats.
Who wants any of that? Yet it seems beyond our control to do anything about it. But is it?
I've been asking my gal pals in their 60s and 70s about it. Almost every single one shared that their own mothers never brought it up. Ever.
Those same mothers also never brought up anything about the onset of menses in the teen years.
I'm 59 now, and my mother certainly never talked about either event to me. Which made me feel it was too disgusting to bring up. Ever.
What typically gets discussed with women aging is...