Saturday, December 10, 2011

I used to be...

So involved in unschooling discussions. I used to debate. I used to share my political views. I used to talk about parenting respectfully and I used to just be active online and in person. I used to promote my thoughts and opinions.

Then....peri-menopause hit me like a two ton heavy thing. Also life has thrown lots of punches in the last few years.

Now I'm just some crazy whacked out hormone imbalance that can't get it together anymore. My emotions are all over the map and I can't seem to pull myself together.

I used to be so strong and confident and determined. Now I feel weak and down. I don't want circumstances to beat me down. They are and I don't know how to stop them.

I don't know how to get out of this funk that I'm in.


Penny said...

Hugs hon! Life is hard right now. Aren't you glad you've made the parenting choices you've made? Just imagine how much harder life would be if you were dealing with school along with everything else.

Praying the funk leaves you very soon!

Anonymous said...

The Metaphysics of Specific Disease Conditions

MENOPAUSE: Fearing the purpose of your existence since your role as a mother has
diminished. Fear of the ageing process and of inevitable change taking place, and that you are no longer in control of your body. Menopause is a stopping of blood flow and may mean you have stopped loving yourself, as if your feelings are drying up inside.Hot flushes may indicate the fire of anger or fear, and so the body is burning the past releasing all the old ways.
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Hope this helps.
Peace and Blessings

Unknown said...

Try traditional Chinese Medicine.

Sue said...

I don't have any suggestions but I there with ya! My last little unschooled is leaving the nest soon, my older 2 moved to New York (From Texas) and Nicaragua (with Peace Corps) all in the same year that my hormones went nuts! For some reason, I'm having a few good months in a row. I hope you are too.
I just wanted to say, "Hi!" and "You're not alone." This transition in so many ways is SOOO hard!