I say this every decade, but I think 50s might be the best one yet
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We’re in that liminal period of the year between Christmas and New Year’s, when most people make lists on how to improve their lives, become instant rock stars, or make a shit ton of money overnight.
Women are doomed victims of our own hormones.
When we’re young and perky, our fates are decided by the whims of estrogen and progesterone. You’d think Mother Nature would give us a break after menopause.
No such luck. She throws a new set of annoyances our way.
I haven’t had a really solid night’s sleep in a long time. My instincts told me my persistent insomnia is related to a drop in my hormone levels due to menopause. And now, it appears, my intuition is correct.
“According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. Research suggests that for women, hormones may play a bigger role in your sleeping patterns than you realize.”
Oh, we realize.
Why are so many women over 50 are grumpy? We’re fucking tired, that’s why.
I used to waste a ton of time trying to come up with a list of resolutions to usher in the New Year. …