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Monday, February 27, 2012

And the Oscar goes to...

Hormonal Imbalance...


Yep, story of my life these days. I'm a veritable font of mood swings and irrational behavior. I'm 49. I am a mess. I have thyroid issues and a host of other hormone related things going on. I don't like the way I feel for about half of the month and I can't help myself. It's probably one of the leading causes of arguments with my dear friends and my dear husband. I feel sorry for my family and my friends, but hell....I feel sorry for me too. It sucks feeling out of sync.

So, as I sat in my bed last night bawling at every acceptance speech on the Academy Awards, it dawned on my that I should get some sort of statue too....oh the drama!

Happy Monday....the mood is swinging in the right direction today and I made it through the first weekend without drinking. I feel good about that. My eating has been pretty good too. With the exception of last night. I ate a roof panel for a gingerbread house. That sounds so sad.

Big Hugs!
T

9 comments:

speck said...

I can completely relate about the hormonal thing. I'm 47 and I've been in menapause for many, many years now. I actually think I'm at the end of it now so it has gotten better.

I have just toughed it out but I know of a couple of girlfriends who said a low dose of an antidepressant helped them.

I feel for you and I hope it gets better soon.

Sandra

Stephanie said...

I feel your pain...hormones suck, but it's good that you have a supportive family and us for you to vent to when you need to!

Janice said...

:) It is good that you are aware of what is going on. Now, if you can wear Jennifer Lopez's dress...I watch the Academy Awards for Billy Crystal and just to see what everyone else is wearing. I personally would like to donate 30 lbs. to Angelina Jolie. :) Hang in there!

Chris said...

You went a whole weekend without wine? I'd be crying, too!

Seriously, though, I'll be 49 in June, and the stupidest things have me bawling. Hang in there!

Tina said...

I am here to join the hormone hell club with ya'll. I had a hotflash in front of my class tonight-it sucked.

I am on a medium dose..screw the low does of anti-depressents :)

xxxooo

MandaPanda said...

I like Janice's idea...can we donate extra lbs to ultra skinny celebrities?!?!

While I'm not premenopausal or anything, I've been dealing with my own hormonal stuff (like Aunt Flo visiting nonstop for 2 weeks) and the such. It SUCKS being a woman sometimes. There's no way men could handle it. ((HUGS))

vickyd said...

Hormones suck!! I've been there with the whacked out hormones (especially thyroid) and things will get better...I promise :)

Hang in there sweetie!!

Miss Vickie "The Queen Bee" said...

My dear sweet friend.....have you thought about hormone replacement therapy at all? I had a hysterectomy at the age of 33 and at 40 I started taking estrogen. It has been a life saver for me. It keeps me at an even keel and I feel great! Even something natural might help. ♥

Ronnie said...

I'm glad you have such supportive friends and family who understand you're hormonal and don't just assume you're crazy. I never get the benefit of the doubt! ;)