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25 Faces You'll Recognise If You've Ever Had A Period

It's cool, I didn't like those knickers that much anyway.

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1. When you're just out there living your life, and your period comes comes a-knockin' unexpectedly.

2. And you realise that you don't have any tampons or pads on you.

3. So you have to ~let it flow~ until you can go get some.

That walk to Boots is the longest walk of your life.
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That walk to Boots is the longest walk of your life.

4. Goodbye, favourite knickers.

5. This was the wrong day to wear light grey trousers.

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6. And now you're wondering if there's a blood mark on the back of them.

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7. When your period has caught you unawares, someone will have to ask, “Didn’t you know it was due?”

We don't all run like clockwork and even if we do, maybe we're too busy living our lives to always remember.
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We don't all run like clockwork and even if we do, maybe we're too busy living our lives to always remember.

8. Another person will test your patience by snarkily asking, “Is it that time of the month?” if you’re accidentally short with them.

How dare they. Sure, they're not wrong, but they don't know that.
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How dare they. Sure, they're not wrong, but they don't know that.

9. Everything is hell.

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10. When you stand up after sitting down for ages, it feels all kids of wrong.

11. Later on, you sneeze.

Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck.
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Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck.

12. And you're scared to cough too.

What if you cough really violently and it just...it just comes out?
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What if you cough really violently and it just...it just comes out?

13. You're low-key worried you smell of period.

I changed it just now... Is it just me? Is this all in my head? Is everyone grossed out by me?
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I changed it just now... Is it just me? Is this all in my head? Is everyone grossed out by me?

14. And you suddenly become very aware of the loud rustling the packaging makes when in you're in public loos.

Is it always this loud?!
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Is it always this loud?!

15. And what about when there's no bin?

Oh god, do I just... Do I wrap it in toilet paper and put it in my bag to dispose of later? What if it falls out? Everyone will judge me.
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Oh god, do I just... Do I wrap it in toilet paper and put it in my bag to dispose of later? What if it falls out? Everyone will judge me.

16. When ~other bodily functions~ happen.

Shitting and being on your period is the worst and nobody can argue otherwise.
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Shitting and being on your period is the worst and nobody can argue otherwise.

17. Those cramps will just hit you out of nowhere.

18. And wait, why does just one boob hurt?

19. You might find out one of your girl friends is also on, and then it's cool because you're cycle sisters.

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20. And when you're on, you will enjoy that sweet respite of stuffing your face.

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21. When an advert for tampons or pads comes on, you'll get kind of pissed off.

Yeah I don't feel like rock-climbing while MY UTERUS LINING IS ESCAPING MY BODY.
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Yeah I don't feel like rock-climbing while MY UTERUS LINING IS ESCAPING MY BODY.

22. And then before you know it, it's over.

23. But sometimes it comes back with a vengeance.

An off-red, brownish bloody vengeance.
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An off-red, brownish bloody vengeance.

24. When it's really over, though, you can barely contain your excitement.

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25. Until next time, period. Until next time.