Blood, Sweat & Tears
Blood, sweat & tears is a series about women's health. Menopause, menstruation, periods, infertility and mental health. Written with sensitivity and good humour. Join me as I let you in on some of the more personal parts of my own life.
Letter to My Unborn Child
I remember the day I realised I wanted to be your Mummy. I remember exactly where I was. The day I knew It was the year 2000 and I was stood overlooking the…
A Pain in the Belly
I was twelve when I got my first period. Almost thirteen. I was in my second year at senior school. I had had “the talk” the year before. All us girls assembled in…
A Woman of a Certain Age
I have just been offered HRT for menopause. Hormone Replacement Therapy. Nothing unusual about that I guess. A woman in her 50s – surely that’s quite commonplace? Most women will go through the menopause…