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AIBU to blame my kids for...

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NeverArgueWithAnIdiot Sat 13-Nov-10 22:22:41

My current hormone related woes? grin

As a teen with extremely erratic periods, I was told by the consultant that having a baby would make me more regular.

Two kids later and yes, I am regular. For two weeks out of every five I:
-Look like a zombie and face kind enquiries from colleagues, "you're very pale", etc.
-Have skin like an extra from a clearasil ad (I NEVER had spots as an actual teenager)
-Have cramps and other symptoms reminiscent of a bad bout of gastro-enteritis I had once.
-Am a narky, exhausted witch

And that's 40% of my life. Bloody kids. WIBU to punish them by complaining of "women's trouble" when they start bringing home boyfriends/girlfriends.

lljkk Sun 14-Nov-10 10:46:51

Have you tried the minipill or the other Pill? I thought that they stabilised some people.

Chil1234 Sun 14-Nov-10 12:45:45

I'd suggest going back to your doctor for more advice. Have they ruled out PCOS for example? And, because a lot of those symptoms could be linked to excess insulin production, try a 'Low GI Diet'

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