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19 Reasons Getting Your Period Is Just The Goddamn Worst

Bloody hell.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the worst parts about getting your period. Here are the all-too-real results.

1. First of all, pooping on your period is a nightmare — it's just constant bowel movement. Will it ever stop?

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—Belinda Louise Obfish, Facebook

2. And cramps feel like children are having recess inside your uterus. STOP RUNNING AROUND, PERIOD CHILDREN.

—Kathryn Gentry, Facebook
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—Kathryn Gentry, Facebook

3. When it's hot as hell outside and you decide to wear a pad, the inside of your pants are bloody, sweaty, and sticking to your ass.

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—Bonnie Cleveland, Facebook

4. But if you don't wear a pad, you have to shove actual cloth cylinders up inside yourself to catch the blood.

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—Belinda Louise Obfish, Facebook

5. Your emotions are so fragile that almost every commercial on TV makes you cry as much as The Notebook.

—Emma Hosman, Facebook
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—Emma Hosman, Facebook

6. Oh, and you're horny AF, even though the inside of your pants looks like a crime scene.

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—Sarah Carmichael, Facebook

7. Sometimes your pad will shift in your sleep and you wake up in an actual pool of your own blood.

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—Gina DiFloria, Facebook

8. Sure, you can get really excited about going on vacation, but if your bloody pal shows up, know you'll feel like shit the whole time.

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—Anna Barnett, Facebook

9. You have to own pants in bigger sizes, just for days when you bloat.

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—Azure Adams, Facebook

10. Sometimes you'll think it's just a fart, but then, it feels...bubbly.

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11. Every time you wear white is when the day of doom arrives.

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12. Plus, shedding your uterus makes you hungry, so you eat chips, a few cookies, yogurt, nuts, ice cream, a few more cookies, maybe some tacos...

—Deborah Andrews, Facebook
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—Deborah Andrews, Facebook

13. When you sneeze, you feel that liquid regret pour forth from your whispering eye, ruining your panties, mood, and life.

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14. You pretty much have to set aside time to deal with clots — aka the devil's hour.

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15. And your boobs are so tender, a feather feels like a weight on your chest.

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16. There will always be a day when you bleed through a tampon and you don't have anything to change it out with.

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17. Sometimes you'll think the week from hell is over, only to — surprise! — find a red stain on your cute, non-period undies.

—Kathryn Gentry, Facebook
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—Kathryn Gentry, Facebook

18. And everyone else is just like, "I don't understand the big deal."

—Lindsay Schramm, Facebook
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—Lindsay Schramm, Facebook

19. And though being on your period can feel like actual hell on Earth, when it's all over, you feel like you can take on the world.

—Jordan Christine, Facebook
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—Jordan Christine, Facebook

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