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The 2nd Talk. Real women.  Real experiences.

Posted by Tatjana Vukic | 6-08-2012 20:38 | Category: Women's Issues

I don’t know enough about menopause. Honestly, I have no idea about it. I’m 40 and I feel like I’m 30 ... and it is a good thing. I read somewhere that the 40’s are the new 30’s (Or was that Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City?). So I live in a bubble until I wake up in the menopause quite unprepared. No news is better than bad news?
Actually on other side there is even such a thing as “too much information” … Like there is also this grandmother hypothesis, a hypothesis of the biological anthropology: she tries to explain why women who are experiencing age-related infertility can still achieve many years of life, while this is not in most other feminine mammals the case. Oh man, that sounds terrible…

But do not panic! Neva Morris (1895-2010) died at the age of 110 years. She experienced, measured by the average, more years after menopause than before the menopause.
I think I just got my first menopausal crisis. (more after the break)


With age comes wisdom. And hot flashes.
I decided to get to know better my future enemy, menopause.

Kimberly Clark, known for creating conversations around taboo subjects, has created their next taboo-shattering program – this time around the sensitive topic of menopause – alongside digital marketing agency Organic.

What is “The 2nd Talk?” Poise brand brought six women together to talk about the changes they’re going through with menopause and here’s what happened: Great conversation and collection of stories featuring women, who are not afraid to talk open about their sexual life.

Ladies, take the menopause not too serious. Finding the funny in menopause can make it easier. Laugh away your menopausal symptoms!






For more videos check the Youtube Uploads by PoiseBrand

One more thing to go:
“A seasoned woman is spicy. She has been marinated in life experience. She is at the peak of her influence and power. She is committed to living fully and passionately in the second half of life, despite failures and false starts.” - Author Gail Sheehy

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Have a Happy Menopause!
I will



Comments about The 2nd Talk. Real women.  Real experiences.

I have gone thru menopause started Hormone resplacement theraphy. thought eveything was back to normal but started menstrual bleeding that could only be stopped by Deproveray shots and/ birthcontrol pills. I am very frustrated. my family and gyno doctors do not like HRC therapy

Posted by Denise Hazard-Lewis | 28-08-2012 17:35

Comments about The 2nd Talk. Real women.  Real experiences.

Sirs: I was 50 years old when I went through menopause. I had heard all kinds of tales of “going through”, and was prepared for the works. My doctor told me just to go with the flow. I did, and no pain, no hot flushes , nothing, it went so smoothly, I had to ask my dr. if I truly had menopause. He said, since I didn’t menestrate (spelled wrong) I had finished what everyone had told me was going to be hell. It was’nt. I truly don’t know what is going on.
Regards, Heather MacKinnon

Posted by Heather J. MacKinnon | 1-09-2012 03:27

Comments about The 2nd Talk. Real women.  Real experiences.

At this point in my life, I was really happy to finally be going through menopause: at age 47 I had a stroke and was diagnosed with a blood clotting disease, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS for short, I was immediately put on Warfarin, a blood thinner. As my body started to have heavier and longer periods, perimentipause symptom’s, I was not so happy to be going through “the change.” I am now 53 and I have not stopped having my cycle’s. Is this normal?

Posted by Lisa Towwnsend-Schmitt | 17-09-2012 00:41

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