Category: Menopause
Your Roadmap to Perimenopause Wellness

Your Roadmap to Perimenopause Wellness

As part of 2023 Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week, I teamed with Nic from Adapt Drinks to host a free event to promote awareness, understanding and practical pathways to smooth the transition between peri-menopause and post menopause. This recording below is from this...

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How I quit Mummy Wine Time

How I quit Mummy Wine Time

Let me start by saying this: I'm not here to proclaim that my life has magically transformed into a utopia since I stopped drinking alcohol. I don't claim to possess all the answers or preach that sobriety is the only path to happiness. Instead, I want to share my...

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The Grandmother theory: reframing menopause

The Grandmother theory: reframing menopause

I feel like my social media feed has been hijacked by the negative menopause society. Do you know what I mean? I have reel after Insta post about all the bad stuff that could happen during the menopause transition. Yes, it is important that everyone (not just the...

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Juicy Vee™ Muffins

Juicy Vee™ Muffins

Funny story – I have been playing with replacing flour with milled flax seed for many years. And have a number of recipes for biscuits and muffins. One of the benefits of adding milled flaxseeds to your diet is to counter the loss of oestrogen that happens in the...

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Does Menopause Make You Fat?

Does Menopause Make You Fat?

As a fitness professional, I've heard many misconceptions about menopause and weight gain. Recently, a fitness influencer made a bold claim that menopause doesn't cause weight gain - instead, our health and eating well standards drop during this time of life. While I...

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The connection between brain fog and menopause

The connection between brain fog and menopause

This year for World Menopause Day, the theme is cognition and mood. As you know, I am very interested in all thing’s menopause. But you might not know that I am currently working with Synapse – Australia’s leading organisation supporting those with brain injury. My...

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Your health is like a 3-legged stool

Your health is like a 3-legged stool

It's no secret that leading a healthy lifestyle can help you live longer. But what's often overlooked is the importance of having healthy relationships. Studies have shown that strong social connections are just as crucial to your health as eating right and exercising...

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When should I start thinking about menopause?

When should I start thinking about menopause?

If you are kid wrangling right now, or a fitness professional who is working with mums, menopause may be the last thing that you will be thinking about. Menopause is something that happens in your 50’s, right? And for many women, that thought alone will move it from...

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Is this my last menstrual period?

Is this my last menstrual period?

I am 52 years old and every time I get my period I wonder if it is my last one. The average age for women to complete the menopause transition is around 51. And to be clear – that means that you have had exactly 12 months free of your period before you can claim the...

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