1/22/13

It's a gift. A beautiful, wonderful, lovely gift.


I’ve always thought that being a woman was an incredible gift.

As women, many of us are given a chance to conceive and carry children, a most amazing ability to nurture and love young souls, and to take care of those we love.  Many of us are also strong, capable beings who not only carry with us great intellectual ability and business sense, but we can couple that with our nurturing instincts to become well-rounded and truly talented individuals.

But it comes with a price.

The price usually begins when we’re in our early teens, and most of us pay that price monthly for a very, very long time!  We are reminded each month of this “gift”, and continue to be reminded for what seems like an eternity!!

If we’re lucky, we have had people in our lives who have prepared us to pay this price.  They’ve helped us understand what being a woman means, and how to best care for our bodies and souls.

Some of us, however, found out about details of this particular part of womanhood on the bus, in school bathrooms, and at teenage sleepovers.  One way or another, we learned how and when to pay for being a woman.

Fortunately, in this incredible day and age, the “talk” about exiting this particular phase of being a woman has become something widely discussed.  We can read about it in magazines and online; we can watch daily talk shows that discuss in detail how women can make the transition into the next phase of womanhood as easy as possible.

We women- the older women in 2013, are having a much easier time of accepting and celebrating this phase of our journey.

I’ve been making my transition with my close friends over cocktails at happy hour; coffee at Starbucks; iced tea at Barnes and Nobles; and lunch in the faculty room at school.  I’m comfortable sharing all of my funny stories, as well as the things I keep in my closet at school and at home in order to keep me on my game. I’m talking about my Poise Roll-On Cooling Gel and Cooling Towelettes.  I have both products and they never let me down, but I LOVE THE GEL!  These each feature a portable, re-sealable package.  They’re easy to use anywhere we go.

I love that my friends know just where to go if they need a cool cloth to rub on their wrists, or a friendly face to listen and nod as we share similar experiences.

Sure, we pay a price for being a woman.  But it’s a price I know all of us are happy to pay ten times over.

The gifts we receive are truly priceless.  (But that still doesn’t mean we don’t want to be comfortable when we open those gifts!!!)   Poise has made it so much easier with a new line of unique products for women like us:
  • Roll-On Cooling Gel helps you feel comfortable and refreshed.  Squeeze the tube and gently roll the cooling gel on wrists, chest or neck for a cooling sensation that lasts up to 10 minutes.
  • Body Cooling Towelettes offer instant cooling and refreshment.  Gently wipe the towelette on wrists, chest or neck to feel cool and comfortable. Featuring a portable, re-sealable package, these towelettes are easy to use anywhere you go. 
  • Personal Lubricant designed to enhance your intimate experience. This lubricant features an easy to use bottle and is made without Fragrance, Glycerin or Parabens.
  • Panty Fresheners have a fresh and clean scent that lasts up to four hours. These discreet,  hypoallergenic fresheners stick to the outside of your undergarments so you can confidently go about your day.
  • Feminine Wash provides daily freshness with a unique formulation that is pH balanced for your intimate area. Glycerin and paraben free, this gentle wash will help you feel clean and confident.
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61 comments:

Brian Miller said...

i almost want to buy some just to experience this joy....smiles.

Kathy's Klothesline said...

Let's see, are you, by any chance referring to Menopause .... I think it should be called Menocease, because I do not want it to return! We have comea long way, baby. When I was a child I can remember hearing whispers about "the change" and wondering what was changing.

Lucia said...

I joined the Canadian site. I just started getting hot flashes in November and my period stopped the same time. The anxiety is starting now, I'm so glad there is a site that can answer our questions and a brand that can accomodate the uncomfortable symptons of this "change".

Mami2jcn said...

I’m taking extra vitamins and herbal supplements.

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Elena said...

I am taking vitamins and evening primrose oil

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Lisa Brown said...

I am approaching life's changes with some concern, but I am eating right, getting a bit of exercise, really trying to take care of myself, to make the change easier.
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Bridget T. said...

I am trying to eat right and exercise more and taking vitamins and supplements.

Desert Songbird said...

I had no idea about any of these products. Huh....

kellyr78 said...

I am approaching life’s changes confidently by staying in shape, eating well and staying open-minded.
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kellyr78 said...

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Anonymous said...

by focusing on the positive! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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jenmalonee said...

I am approaching life’s changes confidently by trying to eat healthy and taking care of my body by exercising.

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Marissa said...

I'm not going through that change in life yet, but I am approaching the changes in life (first child (at an "older" age), law school graduation, building a house and studying for the bar exam) by trying to eat right, getting sleep, keeping my sense of humor in shape by reading blogs like this and saying the occasional prayer.

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akronugurl said...

im staying positive! :)

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Courtney B said...

im focusing on the positive, and staying away from the negative ppl in my life

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rachel said...

I feel like there's not much I can do other than accept it with grace and just be happy!

Tj and Amy said...

I take a daily vitamin and exercise regular. I try to stay positive and embrace life!

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Tiffany Winner said...

same as always, just rolling with the punches, life is always changing! thismomwins@gmail.com

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chambanachik said...

I just hope to take it a day at a time.
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Tina said...

eat better and exercise everyday
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Tina said...

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greaterexp said...

I may as well accept it gracefully,since there is no turning back. Women have been going through this for many centuries, so I'm in good company.

chedeb5353 said...

Happy it is over!! Debra chedeb5353@hotmail.com

atlantagalknows said...

My biggest life change right now is having my first child (so no menopause just yet!)! I'm finding confidence in preparing for that by taking time to research it and work through my feelings/fears beforehand, so that when the time comes, I'll (hopefully) be more ready for it!

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suburban prep said...

I have not had an easy time of it. I am still going through it. I have contacted my doctor regarding different issues and each time she says that what I am experiencing seems to be a symptom of perimenopause with menopause coming on. Some days are good and others really not so good. I just have to take it as it comes. I am not taking medication due to a health issue (unrelated) so I have to do things naturally. I am taking it as it comes.

Amy said...

Great post and nice read. I am approaching life’s changes confidently by thinking positively. It might be easier said than done. But I’m trying my best.

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Kelly Massman said...

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LAMusing said...

Due to medical reasons I went through menopause earlier than expected. Besides getting enough sleep and vitamins, keeping your sense of humor really helps :)
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latanya t said...

eating healthier, taking vitamins, and taking it one day at a time.

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latanya t said...

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MCantu1019 said...

I'm reading all I can about menopause.
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jwfong said...

I've been taking better care of myself both physically and mentally - I've been working out and telling myself to take a break every once in a while!

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Betty C said...

I try to learn as much as possible in advance so there are few surprises. Knowing which options will give me the best results with the fewest negative effects help me with my decision making.

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jakiesmom said...

i am keeping a positive attitude that i'll get through it, been through worse health issues and once this is over i get no more monthly friend

Betty C said...

Tweet - https://twitter.com/willitara/status/303584074218487809

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Julie said...

quite honestly, I am 55 years old and still having my period on a regular basis...I take one day a time...and try to keep my attitude positive.I take a multivitamin
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Anash said...

i like to take it easy, not get stressed over things! hopefully when i approach menopause i will have it easy and if not these products seem like they would be helpful

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Erica Best said...

I take one day at a time and not let everyday things stress me out

Erica Best said...

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Jammie Morey said...

One day at a time, I have awhile before those changes happen, so until then I am changing my diet and drinking more water. sweepmorey at gmail dot com

Tabathia said...

I moisturize my skin daily, drink lots of water and walk several times a week
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Tabathia said...

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Howell said...

To feel confident I try to keep my skin healthy looking by using lots of moisturizer and sunscreen.

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Emily N. said...

I'm exercising and taking supplements to be confident.

Emily N. said...

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ms-texas said...

Haven ‘t gotten to menopause yet – will take it one day at a time. Thanks for all the info about products that help out!

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ms-texas said...

i tweeted here:

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Georgia Caudle said...

One moment at a time. Lots of sleep helps too.

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