Category: Lady Days

Bleed Freely: THINX

Puberty brought with it not only our periods, but also the dread of blood stains.   Inevitably. It happens.  Even now that I’m a grown woman. Yes! Even now under all this sophistication (*smirk*) there is occasionally a pair of ruined lace panties.  I’ve gotten pretty good at the removal tricks over the years: hydrogen peroxide, cold water, scrubbing, more… Read more →

The Diva Cup

I remember being with my friend Emilee in a bathroom when we were somewhere in the 13 – 17 vicinity. She told me something that horrified me so much that I never forgot it. “Some women in Europe use these sponge things on their period and then just wash it out in the sink.” HORRIFIED. I imagined being in an… Read more →