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Struggling with your Effin Hormones? Then join Emma Goswell; Helen Brown, Beena Khetani and Terri Sweeney as they navigate their way through the perimenopause (and menopause too!) They're four mates who got to their 40s and asked, "Why the heck do I feel this way - and why the HECK did no-one TELL me me about this?!" It's time to talk as though there are no taboos - and have as much of a laugh as possible, given all the crap that can happen at this time of life. Twitter: @effinhormones Instagram: @effinhormones

Struggling with your Effin Hormones? Then join Emma Goswell; Helen Brown, Beena Khetani and Terri Sweeney as they navigate their way through the perimenopause (and menopause too!) They're four mates who got to their 40s and asked, "Why the heck do I feel this way - and why the HECK did no-one TELL me me about this?!" It's time to talk as though there are no taboos - and have as much of a laugh as possible, given all the crap that can happen at this time of life. Twitter: @effinhormones Instagram: @effinhormones

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Struggling with your Effin Hormones? Then join Emma Goswell; Helen Brown, Beena Khetani and Terri Sweeney as they navigate their way through the perimenopause (and menopause too!) They're four mates who got to their 40s and asked, "Why the heck do I feel this way - and why the HECK did no-one TELL me me about this?!" It's time to talk as though there are no taboos - and have as much of a laugh as possible, given all the crap that can happen at this time of life. Twitter: @effinhormones Instagram: @effinhormones

Language:

English

Contact:

07931232543


Episodes

Effin Outtakes

12/1/2021
If you thought the Effin Hormones gang were always on point, then think again! It's often chaos. Beautiful chaos though, and if you think about it, that's quite a reflection of life with peri menopause and menopause too. Embrace the chaos that's what we say! In this special pre Christmas episode, you'll hear the gang mucking up, corpsing and getting the giggles. You'll hear some more NSFW conversation with the incorrigible Marnie Riches, who cracked us all up a couple of episodes ago!

Duration:00:04:50

Stitch Your Parachute With Carmel Cardona

11/17/2021
"I love my body. Look what it's done, what it's got through! I'm so proud of it." Carmel Cardona can teach you a LOT about how to get through some of the curveballs that can end up your way at this time of life. She's a resilience coach, and the founder of "Stitch Your Parachute" - and organisation that works with people and organisations through change and difficult times. Carmel herself experienced surgical menopause in her 30's, due to treatment for cancer. In this episode you'll hear how...

Duration:00:57:19

From The Rag To Riches

11/3/2021
"I'm not bothered about cellulite on my bingo wings... We're finally at a stage where we've accumulated all this wisdom" https://marnieriches.com/ (Marnie Riches) is an award winning writer and tutor in the written word. She writes crime novels featuring cool, kickass women. She's very wise; very filthy, very sweary and VERY funny! Join Effin Hormones' host, https://twitter.com/emmagoswell (Emma Goswell )and the gang https://twitter.com/HelenBrown75 (Helen Brown ),...

Duration:00:56:05

Series 2 Opener: Straight Outta Lockdown

10/20/2021
"I feel like I've got a private drug dealer! I got a higher dosage of oestrogen. And then I said, maybe I should try some testosterone as well? She said, okay." The Effin Hormones gang returns to talk perimenopause and menopause - with no taboos! Join host https://twitter.com/emmagoswell (Emma Goswell ) as she's joined by pals https://twitter.com/HelenBrown75 (Helen Brown ), https://twitter.com/beenathere (Beena Khetani )and https://twitter.com/teapotncosy01 (Terri Sweeney ) for more sweary,...

Duration:00:44:30

This Is Why I Speak

7/28/2021
"I'm sitting at my kitchen table, hot flushing...traumatised.” Karen Arthur began speaking out about her health and wellbeing after the murder of George Floyd in summer 2020. She'd been struggling with all kinds of menopausal symptoms and was traumatised by the news. As the Black Lives Matter movement grew, it led Karen to ask, ‘How are other Black menopausal women coping with seeing people who look like me, being killed? How are they coping with that on top of menopausal symptoms and...

Duration:01:00:57

I’ll Have What She’s Having

7/21/2021
'We should be able to access hormones over the counter'! "It should be as simple as a quick appointment with the GP, collect your prescription and start your hormone replenishment programme, as I call it." Collette Walsh is a journalist who specialises in women's issues, she’s also trained in holistic therapy, yoga and IFS psychotherapy. She's got a lot to say about a woman's right to choose when it comes to treatment for peri and menopause. You'll hear about Collette's experiences of...

Duration:00:40:55

Show Me The Meno

7/14/2021
Why is it so hard to find products you can trust for peri menopause? That's what Heather Jackson and Sam Simister thought, when perimenopause hit both of them like a truck. They're both hugely successful women, who had big plans for their 50's. It was going to be their Thelma and Louise time. Instead, anxiety left Sam unable to leave the house and Heather was a shadow of former self due to extreme fatigue. They're both "doers", so when they realised that women were having to search all over...

Duration:00:44:19

You're Not On Your Own - With Sue Devaney

7/7/2021
The actor Sue Devaney has starred in some of the UK's biggest TV shows, from Casualty and Dinnerladies, to Coronation Street. But when peri menopause hit, she had to stop everything. Sue's really come through it, but she's come out the other side and has a wise, positive and inspirational story to tell you. The Effin Hormones gang also get the lowdown on collagen and find out what you can do to get the spring in your skin back. Connect with Effin Hormones! https://effinhormones.com/...

Duration:00:51:20

Brain Fog And Wironing With Totes Inappropes

6/30/2021
What's the best way to cope with peri menopause? The Effin Hormones gang are big fans of connecting with other people who are going through the same thing. Swapping stories helps you realise that you haven't made it all up - these symptoms really do exist and other people get them too. Bringing people together to swap stories is just what blogger 'Totes Inappropes' has done too; with her Facebook group for peri menopausal women, called 'Totes Merry Peri". It's got over 20 thousand members,...

Duration:00:34:14

Meet the Effin Hormones Gang

6/30/2021
Remember those days when you went out for drinks with friends after work? That was the Effin Hormones gang. Fast forward ten years and one of them is a mum; two of them have dogs that wake them up stupidly early – and they're all waaaay too old and knackered to be heading out to bars on a school night. When perimenopause hit – NONE of them had heard of it before. Which is ridiculous right? This is something that happens to SO MANY women. So that’s why they decided to talk about it. A sweary,...

Duration:00:37:37

Welcome to Effin Hormones!

6/8/2021
Struggling with your Effin Hormones? You're in the right place. Emma Goswell, Helen Brown, Beena Khetani and Terri Sweeney are four mates who all hit their 40s and thought "what the HECK is happening to me? And why the HECK didn't anyone tell me about perimenopause? And - how long is this going to take before I finally hit menopause??" So - they're talking about it. A LOT. It's going to be sweary, it's going to be sweaty and it's definitely going to be supportive. And they're going to have...

Duration:00:01:10