Which week are you on
in your monthly cycle?
Find out what it reveals about
what your day has in store:
First day of period to Day 7
Today’s hormonescope: You may notice that it’s easier to recall dates, facts and words, you’re learning new information more easily and you’re more eloquent than you’ve been in days. Credit goes to rising estrogen and testosterone which, study after study shows, sharpen brain skills and verbal ability as they climb.
Day 8 to Day 13
Today’s hormonescope: You’re feeling competitive today thanks to soaring testosterone, which ups your desire to be top dog. As a result, you may stop at nothing to win a game or contest, try to outdress or outperform folks around you or throw your hat into the ring for some kind of elected office (like student president, the head of your neighborhood association or queen of the tiki bar).
Day 14 (or ovulation) to Day 22
Today’s hormonescope: Comfort is the name of the game today: You can’t wait to eat your most favorite noshes, sip your favorite latte, see your favorite people, put on your favorite comfy pj’s and dive into your favorite mushy bed covers. The reason for all this comfort craving? Progesterone! As this hormone rises today, it triggers a desire for things and people that make you feel safe, secure and happy.
Day 23 to the end of cycle
Today’s hormonescope: You may feel a little “off” today. For instance, you may have a slightly queasy stomach, a sorta headache or an energy level that never quite gets lift-off. You may think you’re coming down with something, but you’re probably just may be suffering the side effects from plunging estrogen, which tends to sap your body of energy and vitality as it falls.
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