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Menopause? What Menopause???

So, last night I went to bed at 9PM after feasting on baked Camembert and watching Miriam Margolyes (Marigold, Russia, a decidedly dull episode, it's Argentina next week, and I have high hopes). Thursday was a late night involving Rod, 2 decent bottles of red, a bottle of Prosecco, a large dinner and two helpings of trifle. Washed down with late night bedroom romps and early morning cowgirl. Needless to say, I was in a fab mood until the afternoon, when the weariness hit me. So I did the sensible thing.

And this morning I woke up at 5, having had a delicious sleep, in sex scented sheets, under my toasty goosey duvet. And made the decision to get up. And I'm bally glad I did!

I watched a fascinating TV programme about Massive Attack releasing their album in DNA! I won't pretend I understood all of the science, but ye gods, what we can do these days. My factoid for the day is that all the films, books, art and music EVER created can be contained in one large painting, via DNA.

I sorted out my tights drawer.

Did the laundry

Cooked a high protein breakfast of pulled pork and fried eggs, yummy.

Washed up, fed the birds and foxes.

Bagged up some clothes for charity and delivered that.

Did 2 sets of reps in the gym and 45 mins on the bike.*

Posted an Ebay

Mooched charity shops.

Returned some items to Next.

Looked at, but didn't purchase, a vast multitude of things on Ebay.

Did a Tesco shop.


This evening I'm heading in to London for a Vietnamese meal, the best according to Trip Advisor, with my favourite News of The World Editor** and no doubt too much vino in his club, Soho House.

My lover has advised against HRT and to keep calm and carry on. I agree. My superpower always has been ME. I'm m refusing to succumb to mood swings, depression, fatigue et al. My periods stopped when I went on the pill at 17 anyway, if my hair ever does thin out a bit, it'll be a blessing, and honestly, I am too busy for menopause shit. So

Yippee ki-yay, motherfuckers!

* Having hot sweats when exercising is disgusting, and slows me down or stops me.

** OK, the only NOTW editor I know.


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