Circling the Drain

It's OK to Say "Menopause" on TV with Tamsen Fadal and Jo Lamarca Mathisen

October 26, 2022 Ellie Dvorkin Dunn & Julia Granacki with Tamsen Fadal and Jo Lamarca Mathisenth Season 2 Episode 35
Circling the Drain
It's OK to Say "Menopause" on TV with Tamsen Fadal and Jo Lamarca Mathisen
Show Notes

Tamsen Fadal and Jo Lamarca Mathisen call themselves Meno Sisters. They hit it off after a mutual friend "thrust them together" because of how much they both seemed to enjoy talking about menopause, and have remained extremely close ever since. Tamsen is an Emmy award-winning journalist and NYC news anchor who recently created #MenopauseTok on TikTok to bring creators together to share their menopause journey, and Jo (who has also won a few Emmys!) is the former Executive Producer of Today with Hoda & Jenna. They are now working together on a documentary called It’s Not Me…It’s (Me)nopause. We are thrilled to have them on the show for the second half of Menopause Awareness Month because, like us, they value the importance of spreading essential information about women's health in midlife, and they do it with humor wherever possible. We talk about the difficulties of working in television while experiencing brain fog, hot flashes, and anxiety, we ponder the discrepancy in our mental age and the age of our knees, and we spout off pithy aphorisms best suited for wall art made of wood.

Tamsen and Jo
It's Not Me... It's (Me)nopause documentary   
It's Not Me... It's (Me)nopause Insta
Tamsen Fadal Website
Tamsen Fadal Insta 
Tamsen Fadal Facebook
Tamsen Fadal Twitter 
Tamsen Fadal TikTok  - #menopausetok 
Joanne LaMarca Mathisen Insta   
Joanne LaMarca Mathisen Facebook

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