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Menopause MondaysSeptember is all about fashion—fall collections, catwalks, and the September issue of Vogue (902 glossy pages thick!) so heavy you could bench-press it!

Whatever trends come and go with the passing seasons, my style of choice will always hinge on one simple thing: what makes me feel good about myself. It's all too common to gain weight during perimenopause and menopause, but with regular exercise and eating Weight Watcher's style, I've not only been able to keep off the weight—I feel better about myself and my health than ever before! (Here are some more tips on how to [Link Removed]).

The lengths go up and down, the pants change from skinny to wide, but no matter what the experts say, I dress in what lifts my spirit and helps me feel confident, sexy, and self-expressive! Fashion lifts my mood and nourishes my soul. I love it! Fashion, style, and beauty add joy and wellbeing to my life. I think this [Link Removed] on beauty is perfectly on point.

Want to show off your true you this (and every!) season? These colors will reflect every part of you!


When I'm in a super-sexy mood (thanks, hormone replacement therapy!), I love to play it up with a red, Jessica Rabbit number. Science says I'm not alone. A brand-spanking new study published in [Link Removed] from University of Rochester has found that men are more attracted to a woman when she is wearing red. Guess what I'm wearing to date night with my husband!


To me, there's nothing more calming than the beach. The sand, the sunsets, and most importantly, the bright blue waves! So when I'm feeling ultra-cool and calm—or am just trying to take my anxiety down a notch, blue is the hue for me. Whether it is a blue dress or my favorite stretch blue jeans, the sky is the limit! Experts at the [Link Removed] even claim that just seeing the color slashes stress. I'd have to say, it works for me!


Sunny clothes = sunny personality! My mood just loves a healthy dose of yellow. Don't be shy; try it out! I promise you won't look like a walking, talking, banana. The key: keeping the color on top. It draws attention up to your gorgeous face! Try pairing a yellow shirt, jacket, or necklace with some equally fabulous blue jeans.


As far as I'm concerned, the brighter the better! Which is why fuchsia is my favorite shade of pink. Flirty, feminine, and full of fun, seeing myself in this color just makes me happy! Plus, it perfectly transitions from day to night. Switch your oh-so casual sandals with some saucy heels and you're guaranteed to stand out in any cocktail party's sea of black dresses!


A true statement color, [Link Removed] Energized, creative, and open, that's what I want to be! No wonder I am surrounded in a sea of orange! If going all in orange is a little

brighter than what you are used to, then try adding a pop of orange to your accessories. After all, what's better than an orange patent-leather purse? (If you find one, can I borrow it?)

We are beautiful on the inside and out—so let's show it off this and every season! Our wardrobes provide the perfect vehicle to show the world everything we love about our personalities —and trust me, there should be a whole slew of things on your self-love list! So go out there and strut your stuff!

Remember: Reaching out is IN! Suffering in silence is OUT!

Let's hang out! September is Menopause Awareness Month! Celebrate by joining us for a special Menopause Awareness Month Menopause Mondays on Monday, September 16th at 5:30PM PST 8:30 EST! Ellen will be hosting a live and interactive Google Hangout where guests will discuss their own menopause stories and Ellen will answer audience questions about everything menopause!

If you want to share your menopausal story on-camera during the Hangout, submit your menopause story to Ellen at [Link Removed]!

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