If you get a period every month, you are automatically sorted into the special class of warrior humans who reside on this Earth– that is a fact. Periods are simultaneously the worst natural occurrences, and a complete miracle at the same time. I know, I don’t make the rules; I just reluctantly abide by them.
There is so much that goes along with having a period. PMS is real, and it can be severe. First, come the emotions, then crying, then blacking out and waking up amongst several empty pints of Ben & Jerry’s. Oh, and then there’s the actual bleeding part of it.
There are endless choices when it comes to pads and tampons and birth control, and they all have the horrifyingly unrealistic commercials featuring footloose and fancy-free women to go with them. Periods often also come with a myriad of disastrous side effects! It sucks having a period! Here are some tweets to ease the pain of having a period.