“Many women experience low mood, anxiety, fatigue, and low motivation during this time … This can be especially difficult because the demands of life are unchanging,” she says. This is a different story.
But instead of looking at the most difficult levels in a negative light, Hannah says she is free to see, accept, and drive, and in turn gives estrogen-dominated follicular energy and creativity.
Alexandra Abikir, an academic in the University of Melbourne, has been doing endometriosis and adenomiosis for years.
“I watched the preparation, and then I began to see what was going on around my cycle,” says the 33-year-old. Before my period, I realized that I had the ability to make difficult decisions. Knowing my limits and then improving the world around me, at least I could really control it. Now, if I book meetings in advance, I will quickly check my schedule and see if I can push in a few days. [follicular phase] So I’m more friendly. Ovulation is when I can give a little bit of time and effort. [The luteal phase] Good for editing: I clean my inbox, check my to-do list, and clean the refrigerator for my period.
She likens it to gardening. “I expect tomatoes not to be planted and they will bloom in the winter, so why should I meet my friend on the first or fourth day of my cycle? It was destroying me, and it has been there before. ”
Sydney Yoga teacher and 40-year-old Monique Blackwell, a 40-year-old mother, has been in the women’s yoga course since she introduced the concept of the journal Hormone Sign journal in a month.
“I expect tomatoes not to be planted and they will bloom in the winter, so why should I meet my friend on the first or fourth day of my cycle? It was destroying me, and it has been there before. ”
“I began to understand the metaphors, and it made me realize that I should no longer be emotionally attached. I started looking at my calendar, and next week I could tell my wife that I was not, but that happened and I only needed some time. ” “Now, on the first day of my menstrual cycle, I sit down on an empty calendar and advance my month ahead of schedule. I’m not too strict, but if a friend wants to have dinner and drinks – other than COVID – when I’m in my lute stage, I suggest they come for tea or food instead.
The power that comes with cycling knowledge is deep, Melbourne-based cookbook author and mother of two, Jessica Prescott. She has also been able to explain exactly how her husband wants to scream at a certain place during the month. In a few days nothing. When she beats herself in the gym during the month, she says her energy levels are as good as her emotions.
Cycle synchronization certainly takes time and effort. But it has value for Prescott. “It gives me a sense of accomplishment. Sometimes I have unlimited energy and sometimes that energy is slow and steady and other times I eat horizontal thoughts. Now that I know why, I don’t have to wonder what it is – I know it’s really true. It’s another level where I agree with myself, and I feel very strong. ”
Naomi Creolakis is a freelance writer, postpartum sticker and cook, who follows her on Instagram @cocoonbynaomi.
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