19 Things That Will Take You Right Back To Your Very First Period
Remember finding out that it was nothing like the nice blue liquid in the ads?
If you got your period before all your friends, you became the source of all wisdom in your group.
Or, if you were the LAST one of your friends, you had to reassure yourself that EVERYTHING WAS FINE.
And you demanded to know everything they knew.
Just before your first period came, you probably felt some inexplicable rage.
Maybe you felt a bit woozy, and couldn't explain why.
And then, suddenly, it was there.
Even if you were well prepared for The Big Moment, the way it looked still might have taken you by surprise.
Whether or not you knew what it was, you may have been freaked out by the consistency.
If you WEREN'T prepared for what was coming...you probably thought you were dying.
Your first clot may have taken you by surprise in a big way.
And your first cramps...were difficult to handle.
You hadn't expected pads to feel so much like a diaper.
Trying to use a tampon for the first time was, needless to say, a stressful moment.
And the first time you tried to take a tampon OUT may have required some exploration.
Then came the questions and new concerns.
You'd heard a lot in TV and films about how women on their periods loOOooOoove chocolate...so you definitely used it as an excuse.
And you definitely compared your first period to your friends who already had theirs, to see how you all compared.
But most of all, you couldn't believe how tiring it all was.
And finally, just when you thought your first period was over...it wasn't.
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