Benefits of Using Lubricants During Menopause

On the podcast this week, I chat with Nicky Gaylor, marketing director of Sylk vaginal lubricant.  Today on the show we are discussing vaginas (again!), women’s sexual health and why we should be changing the conversation around using lubricants. The stats are staggering, in menopause 80% of women will get vaginal atrophy (VA) with only a third will consider discussing … Read More

Vaginal Atrophy in Menopause. Let’s Get The Conversation Started!

It’s no secret that I have struggled with vaginal atrophy during the roughest part of perimenopause.  I decided to be upfront and honest about it from the beginning, even if it did mean putting my vagina on the frontline.  My story is very common amongst the women in my Menopausing So Hard and without exception, every single one of us … Read More

Hot Flashes Be Gone!

I was recently asked to review some clothing by an innovative new brand, Become™ based out of the UK.  You may recall my interview with Lindsey Robins, Head of Marketing for the company earlier this year, where we spoke about the company’s provactive campaign #HotWomenOnly which got some women hot under the collar and flushed in the cheeks!  The company is … Read More

The Shite They Don’t Tell You About the Menopause!

  The Chinese call it “A Woman’s Second Spring”. Westerners call it “The Change”! I call it “The Hell of my Forties”.   YES – I am referring to the menopause. Or to be more specific in my case, perimenopause. It’s the lovely period leading up to the time when our ovaries shrivel up for good and resemble nothing but … Read More