Let’s start with an overview of a ‘normal’ menstrual cycle:
◦Your menstrual cycle averages 28 days.
◦The 4 weeks are split in the middle by day 14 which is when you ovulate.
◦Day 1 is when your period starts.
◦The first two weeks are called the follicular phase
◦The second two weeks are called the luteal phase

Most of my planners use ‘Menstrual Cycle Tracker’, it looks like morse code but it is a simple way of identifying where in your cycle you are.

Each dash or – represents a week and | represent day 14

Blogs on Hormones and Hormone Balancing

Rediscover YOU in the menopause

Rediscover YOU in the menopause The menopause is not just physical changes, it can change how we feel about ourselves too. I have some practical tips to feel like your old self again! Click to watch the video below which is 35 mins long

read more

Prepare for the Menopause

We have gone from having very little information about the menopause to information overload. A different approach is to look at ‘what’s the worst that can happen’ for you personally and work backwards from there.

read more

Natural Ways to Reduce Menopause Symptoms

Natural Ways to Reduce Menopause Symptoms We are often so busy looking after other people, running our homes, working long hours that taking care of ourselves is at the bottom of the list. The menopause can appear like an uninvited guest when you don't have the time...

read more

Samantha Valand is the author of "The Menopause Diaries: A practical guide to healthy eating and exercising in your menopausal years". You can find out more about her book here.

Pin It on Pinterest