Hey guys, if you are one of the awesome dads who reads our site, we think you’re amazing. That being said, our post today is for the ladies. Stop back tomorrow!
Yep, we’re going to talk about hormones.
God made our bodies and all of the changes that come with being women. Do you remember your first period? I do.
Not all of us have been pregnant, but for those of us who have, that is one crazy hormone roller coaster! I’ve been pregnant more than a few times and the hormonal changes are nothing short of a miracle.
My body grew children, and then made milk so I could feed them – completely amazing. My pregnancies weren’t always easy, some involved perinatologists and medical intervention, but I honestly loved being pregnant. I loved breastfeeding too, once I got past the first few weeks.
Now I’m heading into new hormonal territory. The changes are gradual, and I’m still figuring it out. There is a lot to learn about perimenopause and menopause. I’m not a candidate for hormone replacement, so I’m looking at more natural means of staying healthy and feeling good.
One thing that post-pregnancy and perimenopause have in common is low estrogen, which impacts the body in many ways and can cause vaginal dryness. It impacts our sex lives, and honestly, it affects our general comfort too.
In my search for non-medical options to help with low estrogen, I’ve come across a variety of ideas. I like this post from Sheila, a Christian blogger who writes about marriage and has a lot to say about sex. There are even foods that can help our bodies produce estrogen, like avocados, bananas, and almonds. Products like Replens™ Long-Lasting Vaginal Moisturizer, which is estrogen and fragrance-free, are helpful too. Let’s take care of ourselves, friends, and for those of us who are married, let’s nurture our marriages too. Keeping our bodies feeling good is so important. Tending to the sexual aspect of our marriages is truly essential – sex keeps us connected to one another in ways nothing else does.
Let’s encourage one another in our health, our lives, and our marriages. Marriage is long, my friends – see the lines on our faces in the picture at the top of this post? Those weren’t there when we married 32 years ago.
Years pass, our lives change, our bodies change, and it’s all just the way it should be.
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This is a sponsored post by Replens™. I received compensation for this review but the opinions are 100% my own.
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