13 Witty, Funny and Inspirational Quotes about Menopause
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A problem shared is a problem halved, but as with so many problems affecting women - periods, menopause, post-natal depression - we often feel embarrassed, as if we're moaning or just plain wrong to air them.
MENstrual cramps, MENtal breakdowns, MENopause — ever notice that all of women's problems begin with MEN?
Every woman is different when they go through menopause, and... I didn't know emotionally how I would feel.
If a man gets menopause, is it a womenpause?
All those years bitching about my period and when it stopped, I was stunned to realize how much my womanhood was tied into it. It hits you hard.
The first indication of menopause is a broken thermostat. It's either that or your weight. In any case, if you don't do something, you could be dead by August. God, middle age is an unending insult.
Dorothea Benton Frank
Pregnancy and childbirth are pretty rotten jokes to play on the female, but I cannot help suspecting that the menopause may be nature's last — and most outrageous — grand belly laugh.
Elizabeth Oakleigh-Walker Buchan
A woman must wait for her ovaries to die before she can get her rightful personality back. Post-menstrual is the same as pre-menstrual; I am once again what I was before the age of twelve: a female human being who knows that a month has thirty day, not twenty-five, and who can spend every one of them free of the shackles of that defect of body and mind known as femininity.
Estrogen decides everything.
The goal is to get your estrogen where it should be so you don’t have to hang out in social support groups that do nothing but chew the cud on how miserable they are without estrogen.
It's okay to talk about birth, okay - then menstruation. I first started my advocacy for women's health in the field of reproductive freedom, and the next stage would be bringing menopause out of the closet.
Menopause is your return to where you were before, when your hormone levels are the same as a pre-adolescent girl's.
Sandra Tsing Loh
The literature of menopause is the saddest, the most awful, and the most medical of all genres. You're sleepless, you're anxious, you're fat, you're depressed - and the advice is always the same: take more walks, eat some kale, and drink lots of water. It didn't help.
Sandra Tsing Loh