Tag: hormones

“So, when are you going to have a baby?”

“So, when are you going to have a baby?”

In a list of questions I am commonly asked, I guarantee you that the one in the title above is asked of me at least once a week, sometimes twice. Which is fair enough. I am 38 years old and have been happily married to the same man for almost 11 years now who has … Continue reading “So, when are you going to have a baby?”

I got F.A.T. Female Athlete Triad. It sucks.

I got F.A.T. Female Athlete Triad. It sucks.

Before you press send on that message of consolation telling me I'm not FAT (but, thank you anyway) ... read to the end of the title. F.A.T.= Female Athlete Triad. "Aye? What's that?" Now that I have done a somewhat engaging title (I know, clutching!) to the FIRST BLOG OF 2018 (what the?), let me … Continue reading I got F.A.T. Female Athlete Triad. It sucks.

Do the numbers even matter?

Do the numbers even matter?

Numbers. The love affair of my life since my primary school days when I found myself in the Blue group of our combined Year 7 class for Maths. The top group was Gold (of course). I was fixated on becoming a "Golden Girl". I slaved away in class and at home crunching numbers that turned … Continue reading Do the numbers even matter?

“Hormones for Dummies” Part II – Meet the Wenches…

“Hormones for Dummies” Part II – Meet the Wenches…

So, Part I in my “Hormones for Dummies” series was a brief guide to how the hormonal system operates- "Why you got to be so complicated?" You can catch up here. In part II- "Meet the Wenches", I'll introduce you to some key hormones in our body and what you may feel when they go a … Continue reading “Hormones for Dummies” Part II – Meet the Wenches…

“Hormones for Dummies” Part I –         Why you got to be so complicated?

“Hormones for Dummies” Part I – Why you got to be so complicated?

Who would have thought that what is ultimately a bunch of communicators in our bodies, and comparatively slow at that, could be so dominating... and stubborn... and sensitive.... when we are trying to repair or change all things health? Hormones- what are they and what are they even responsible for? Why is it that everything … Continue reading “Hormones for Dummies” Part I – Why you got to be so complicated?