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All by myself

Friday 13 September 2019. Day 244: So it’s Friday again and I will mostly be spending yet another weekend pretty much on my own. I am beginning to quietly dread these two days, having no fixed routine like I do when I’m working Monday to Friday. A call to my lovely mum where I share…

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My Menopause Story (so far!)

Sunday 19 May 2019. Day 128: What a difference six months can make. Life as I knew it back in November has changed somewhat. Early November: although being constantly tired with worsening migraines, I am just about managing to work a stressful job, run a home, manage a child with severe anxiety, provide a day…

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Fifty days to 50

Wednesday 20 March 2019. Day 68: When I was young (to my mum, I still am) being 50 was one step away from the retirement home. In 50 days time, I will be 50 years old. As this new decade approaches, I can’t help looking back at previous significant birthdays and remembering where I was…

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Dear Doctor

Monday 3 March 2019. Day 51: Since becoming aware three months ago that I am in the menopause stage of my life, I decided to start writing this journal in the hope that writing my thoughts and feelings would help me cope with this mid-life transition and to hopefully connect with other meno women. What…

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Dear Sleep, I miss you

Friday 8 February 2019. Day 28: I never needed much sleep; not as a baby, child or teenager. It would always take me an age to drift off, but once I was soundly in the land of nod, I usually stayed there until early morning, where I would wake feeling refreshed – definitely a lark.…

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Not a literary genius, just a 50 year old single mum of two grown up children and one grandchild, writing my thoughts and feelings in between working and granny daycare whilst travelling through the next challenging part of my life. I look forward to sharing this journey with other mums, grandmas and women who are…

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