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My name is Shirley and I am a Menopause Chick.

MenopauseChicks.com is a platform that connects you to the best midlife health information, the best healthcare professionals, and to other women on similar journeys. The goal is to help you navigate perimenopause & menopause with confidence and ease. I'm so happy you are here. Let's crack open the conversation together!

 

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This is a public service announcement for ovarian cancer. One that I’ve known I would be writing for a while now. When I started Menopause Chicks in 2013, the universe responded in such a beautiful and kind way. Doors opened. Endorsements came. Conversations...

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We’ve come a long way? Or, do we have a long way to go? I’m not sure which is the truer statement. For most of my adult life, I was on a track believing we (society) had come a long way—particularly in how we talk about sex, religion, race, and women’s rights. Now...

Redefining menopause

We have a lot of work to do. A couple of days ago, I somehow stumbled across a notification that the SIGMA Canadian Menopause Society was hosting a world menopause summit here in Vancouver in 2018. I quickly went to their website (I had heard of them, but it had been...