And thank YOU for your comment, Nechesa — — which made me laugh out loud!! And this line right here: “Why don’t we see women having flashes on TV or in the movies as they continue to live their lives and kick ass???” RIGHT?! Why are we HIDING something that affects almost all women as though it’s a shameful thing?! I think you just inspired my next post . . . .

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