Menstruation isn't always a walk in the park. Like many of my female peers, I have uncomfortable memories of excusing myself from class to go the nurse's office in high school because of unbearable menstrual cramps. I've thrown out countless pairs of underwear due to unfortunate mishaps with disposable pads and tampons (now that I use a menstrual cup, this is rarely an issue). Although I appreciate the quintessential female experience of menstruation, it isn't exactly my idea of fun, and it probably isn't yours either.
With all the negatives surrounding menstruation, it's easy to lose perspective on all the luxuries most of us take for granted with our menstrual management.Read More