[LMB] Men and Women (circling back to topic)

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Sat Mar 7 15:22:40 GMT 2009

On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 10:30:28PM -0700, Carol Cooper wrote:
> Katherine Collett wrote
> > 
> > Yes, but my understanding has always been that the earlier
> > menstruation starts, the later it ends, usually.
> > 
> > Katherine
> > 
> Hmm - my understanding was the opposite of that.  Women only have a set
> number of eggs, so the earlier you start ovulating the earlier you run out
> of eggs and stop ovulating.  So, the earlier you start menstruating the
> earlier you hit menopause.  Certainly worked that way for me.

The "set number" is actually way higher than the number of ovulations 
you'll have, IIRC.

Tony Z
In the theater of memory every play is an improve
Stored bits remade from piles of scattered stuff --
Yet the taste of the first kiss remains so real.

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