I have always known that something wasn’t quite right with me - from as early as my late teens, I’d say. But whenever I’d go to the doctors and try to talk about it, I would get fobbed off with answers that involved my hormones or the pill.
I was getting stale in my latest position until I found the everywoman workbook 'Writing a CV to get promoted.' It led me to completely refresh my CV, giving me the confidence to express my achievements and ultimately land that new role.
Menopause can be debilitating, and result in all sorts of symptoms, such as depression, but for me it was mainly characterised by hot flushes and increasingly irregular periods, some of which were extremely heavy.