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How Gnarly Are Your Menstrual Cup Habits?

Are you a cup champion or a cup CHUMP?

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    Attempted to insert a menstrual cup?
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    Successfully inserted a menstrual cup?
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    Used a menstrual cup for an entire day?
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    Used a menstrual cup for an entire cycle?
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    Used a menstrual cup for over a year?
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    Gotten a menstrual cup "stuck" inside you?
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    Required outside attention (medical or otherwise) to remove a "stuck" menstrual cup?
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    Attempted to use a tool to remove a "stuck" menstrual cup?
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    Had to dump a menstrual cup more than once in 12 hours?
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    More than twice?
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    More than three times?!
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    Had a leak?
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    Had a leak that bled through your underwear?
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    Had a leak that bled through your underwear and pants?
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    Had a leak that bled through your underwear, pants, and a chair?
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    Straight up overflowed your cup?
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    Had to wear a pad and a menstrual cup at the same time?
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    Had to wear absorbent period panties and a menstrual cup at the same time?
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    Dumped your cup in an unfamiliar bathroom?
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    Dumped your cup in a public bathroom?
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    Dumped your cup in a pressure filled social situation, like at a house party with only one toilet and long bathroom line?
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    Dumped your cup into a garbage?
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    Dumped your cup in the shower and reenacted that scene from "Psycho"?
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    Dumped your cup directly back into the earth while, say, camping or hiking?
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    Inserted a menstrual cup before your period started so you didn't have to deal with it?
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    Accidentally left a cup in for longer than 12 hours?
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    Accidentally left a cup in for longer than a day?
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    Accidentally left a cup in for longer than a few days?
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    Forgot you were wearing your cup and tried to have sex and then realized something was very, very wrong?
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    Received oral sex while using the cup?
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    Had anal sex while using the cup?
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    Boiled your cup in a pot of water to sanitize it?
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    Boiled your cup in a pot of water and then used that pot to cook food?
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    Tried to insert a folded, blood-soaked cup back into your vagina only to have it pop open in your hand and flick blood on every surface?
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    Accidentally dropped your cup onto the floor?
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    Accidentally dropped your cup into the toilet?
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    Held your cup up to examine and marvel at how much blood you lost?
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    Been completely impressed with how full your cup is?
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    Have seen the amount of blood in the cup and thought "OK I must actually be dying"?
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    Called someone (a roommate, a family member, a significant other) into the bathroom to marvel at how much blood you lost?
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    Found clots, strings, or hunks of uterine lining in your cup?
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    Drizzled the contents of your cup into the toilet slowly like strawberry sauce on a vanilla sundae?
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    Splashed the contents of your cup into the toilet like a bloody waterfall?
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    Felt bad emptying your cup, like your body worked so hard to produce the blood, and you're just flushing it down the toilet?
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    Wondered if there was something proactive you could do with all the period blood you collect, like fertilize a garden or paint your foyer?
 
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