Category: Body Positive
When should I start thinking about menopause?

When should I start thinking about menopause?

f!)verS.10-  froeesIf 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...

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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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Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

These two things may seem like an unlikely blog title. But allow me to share a story with you. I have been a mover and shaker in the fitness industry for more than a decade. My passion has been to create a greater awareness of women's health issues. And to build on...

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Prolapse 101

Prolapse 101

Don’t know what prolapse is? I didn’t either! Let me tell you about how I learned about it… Nearly twenty years ago, I was in a pretty bad place. My husband had moved out and in with his girlfriend of 6 weeks, I was 7 months pregnant with our second child. We had...

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Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

I know a young woman who is both confident and passionate. Blessed with a high EQ (Emotional Intelligence), she is able to quickly assess different personalities and dial in empathetically (if the need be). With ease. I often tell her, that this is her Super Power....

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Navigating Menopause during a Pandemic

Navigating Menopause during a Pandemic

A few years back I wrote this article about moving into the age of perimenopause. And a few years on and I am still living this in-between stage. Still menstruating, but now, definitely ready to embrace the next era of my life. Menopause is a lot like puberty. It is...

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