I always thought that they were called "hot flushes" because you became flushed, but it turns out that the more common term in the scientific literature is "hot flashes". Whatever they're called, I have them in spades.
If you see a woman standing in the rain who is stripping down to a t-shirt, it might be me.
CD1 was yesterday, so now I get to simultaneously experience the symptoms of both menstruation and menopause.
Suppression check tomorrow - hoping everything is quiet on the southern front.