Fatigue is the feeling that you are never rested and that you lack the energy to perform normal, everyday tasks. This something that almost 75% of women in perimenopause experience. Fatigue is that bone-deep feeling of exhaustion that makes life very difficult.
Definition of menopause – the 365th day after your last period.
This means that you are in menopause for only one day! So, let’s celebrate! All the days after this one day, you are scientifically considered to be in postmenopause.
Perimenopause can also bring a new feeling of becoming invisible and even nonessential. Many of us feel that our worth has declined by the mere fact that our children have grown and don’t need us as they used to. We face the challenge of redefining our purpose and goals.
Let’s face it, men do not have to face as severe a hormonal disruption as menopause in middle age. The workplace until relatively recently has been a male domain and men did not have to deal with menopause.