Be sure to do this the next time your Week 2 rolls around

/Be sure to do this the next time your Week 2 rolls around

Be sure to do this the next time your Week 2 rolls around

twoYesterday, when I was in the height of my Week 2, Douglas asked me if I remembered the name of a little dive bar someone took us to once about six years ago.

“Yup, the Oar House.”

Later that day, we needed a receipt to return an ill-fitting dog harness we’d bought a few weeks ago. He looked high and low for it, then asked if I knew where it was. I gave it a sec, then made a beeline to a shoebox on the steps of my office.

“Yup, got it.”

My memory was so sharp, I was pretty sure I could give him all the answers to my high school SAT exam, sing all the lyrics to Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire” and name all 428 Duggar kids upon request.

My point here?

If you’ve misplaced an item, forgotten a factoid or need to plumb the depths of your memory for some other dusty nugget of knowledge, make a point to do it during your Week 2 (which starts 8 days from the onset of menstruation–earlier if you have a cycle that’s shorter than 28 days).

High estrogen and testosterone are pushing your memory into superpowers territory, surprising everyone around you–and yourself–with all the many details you can recall!

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By | 2018-09-04T14:21:56+00:00 November 26th, 2014|best week to..., hormonology tip, Week 2|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman is the founder of Hormonology, author of 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential and creator of the popular Hormone Horoscope menstrual cycle tracker apps. In 2005, Gabrielle pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and learn about the many ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior with the publication of her book, 28 Days. She's also a longtime women's health journalist whose articles have been published in major publications around the globe. Gabrielle's new updated and expanded version of 28 Days is due to be published December 2018. You can help get this book published by contributing to her crowdfunding campaign at

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