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murphthesmurph16 posted this thread...
Jun. 4, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Hi everyone, I wanted to talk about a girls only matter. I have had my period for some time now but I am still really nervous and need some pointers on how to cope with it. If anyone has the same problem or has ideasd of how to help me then please reply. Thanks!
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Jade.I.AmThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 5, 2013 at 9:18 am

It can be kinda scary. Just remember its natural and even if you don't feel so great during it, you can always take medicine. You'll be emotional, but you just gotta deal and try not to bite anyone's head off (: ......other than that, I dunno any more advice I'd give. You'll get used to it!

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murphthesmurph16 replied...
Jun. 5, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Thank you so much jade.i.am.
That advice was really helpful.
Do you have your yet or have you already had it for a while?
Also mine is so irregular that I never know what it will come or go away. And what kind of medicine would you sugest?
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GreekGoddessThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 8, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Don't be nervous. It's a part of becoming a women isn't it? It's natural, don't let it get to you. I'm not one much for mood swings but they do happen, and when they do I find it's best just to avoid others for a little while and do something relaxing. Instead of thinking about your period as something strange and forgien happing to your body, think of it as one more step to becomeing the person you will be for the rest of your life. 
Don't worry be happy!

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murphthesmurph16 replied...
Jun. 8, 2013 at 5:45 pm

thanks a lot greekgoddess i feel a lot better now
murphthesmurph16

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Jun. 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Ay, for me they're still pretty irregular too. i just try not to think about it. Just do what Jade and Greek said and you'll be fine. Remember-  it's totally natural, it's not like aliens planted something in your body that causes it every month.

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murphthesmurph16 replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 11:22 am

thanks a lot jenesaispas,mesamis  that really helped a lot.
i understand that its part of life but i have aspergers syndrome and it makes it even worse just the feeling and the overwhelmingness of it all.
thanks everyone for your help!
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JubilexThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 1:12 pm

Mine was always irregular (until I went on the pill). My advice for that is try to be aware of the approximate time that it'll come around and be prepared for it.

It takes a bit of getting used to, but after a while you might start to see it differently. Sure, it's still an inconvenience, but as you experience it more, it becomes more a part of your everyday (or monthly) life.

I've gotta say, I never noticed the mood swings myself. I get that it's uncomfortable and I always got a lot of cramps and back pain with mine (before the pill dampened some of those effects), but I didn't get any kind of crazy mood swing. I was still myself, just uncomfortable. And I get that being in pain can make you feel off, or snap at people when it's not so warrented. I've just never really felt like I was different emotionally when on my period. Not to any real significant degree.

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JubilexThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 1:12 pm

Mine was always irregular (until I went on the pi.ll). My advice for that is try to be aware of the approximate time that it'll come around and be prepared for it. 
 
It takes a bit of getting used to, but after a while you might start to see it differently. Sure, it's still an inconvenience, but as you experience it more, it becomes more a part of your everyday (or monthly) life.
 
I've gotta say, I never noticed the mood swings myself. I get that it's uncomfortable and I always got a lot of cramps and back pain with mine (before the pi.ll dampened some of those effects), but I didn't get any kind of crazy mood swing. I was still myself, just uncomfortable. And I get that  being in pain can make you feel off, or snap at people when it's not so warrented. I've just never really felt like I was different emotionally when on my period. Not to any real significant degree.

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Jade.I.AmThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 2:02 pm

I've had mine for three years......and they're irregular as well. I went on the pill for a while, and that helped, but made me feel weird so now I just deal with it.

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Jade.I.AmThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Gah, forget it. Why would the pi.ll be censored?????

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murphthesmurph16 replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 2:58 pm

dont be upset you were really helpful.
thank you everyone this helped a lot.
murphthesmurph16

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LiraDaeris replied...
Jun. 10, 2013 at 11:57 am

What I would recommend is, since it is irregular, if you cannot go on a pill, then to put a bit of toilet paper or tissue in your underwear each day. I have to do this because I have a sort of discharge that comes most every day, but it's healthy. You don't really feel it, and it's smaller than a regular pad. Also, using tampons every day would not be healthy for you- only use those on your period. While you are on it, Midol and Tylenol are great for cramps. I used to have bad emotional problems, but my symptoms are different each time. For emotional problems, learn now what calms you down and be ready to apologize- people will understand if you're snerky on your period! Just say it's your time of month, and you'll be fine :) If you get hungry during it, get those Quaker or generic brand chewy bars and keep them in your purse- you look like you're being healthy and it fills your tummy.

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murphthesmurph16 replied...
Jun. 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm

thanks a lot.
i can take pills but never have. what kind would you recommend?
also i dont really ever get cramps or discharge its just the whole when the period actually comes it usually is a lot and i dont wear tampons because i am allergic so i always use pads and never have not used them.
thank you for your advice.
murphthesmurph16

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Call_Me_AriaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Okay, here we go :D

If you have cramps, you can buy medicine for it, or just take pain killers. and bananas really help (who knew?) and so does excersise, even tho it's hard to get out of bed some period days.

Buying pads: I also go with heavy flow ones, or night ones, because that way they won't leak. sometimes I put a ultra thin pad on top, and when the ultra thin leaks through, I just rip it off and BAM new pad underneath and u don't even feel it.

Mood swings: Okay, chocolate helps, but, that might make cramps worse. For me, I always warn my friends (yes, even guys, we're in the 21st century people, and guys are very very aware of periods and will be more gentle around you) and my parents. don't blurt it out to everyone tho, just close friends who you hang out with all day everyday.

Lifestyle: Things that will affect period length, flow, time period and make you have issues with your period: stress (avoid stressful situations) sports (can somtimes make it thicker and succch) health (your period may not come for awhile if you get very sick or it will be very light)

Keep track: Mark a special little sign on ur calender whenever u have ur period, and soon, you will be able to track and predict when your period will come.

Hygiene: More deodrant, shower twice a day, wash yourself and all that awkward stufffff, and don't wear white pants in case there is a leak. also aviod tight pants and undies... that just hurts.

More questions: ask your mother, father, auntie, grandma, older friends, friends, cousins, godmothers, and if you have medical concerns, you can speak with a doctor (female if it makes you more comfortable) or best of all, with all the answers and no awkwardness Google it :D

THERE YA GO, ARIA'S COMPLETE AND FULL GUIDE TO THAT NAAAAAASSSTTY THING WE GET WHEN WE ARE NOT PREGNANT. btw, remember, period is a good thing because it tells you you are a healthy person, you have a good weight, you aren't under too much stress and you aren't sick, and best of all, you aren't pregnant :D what could be better?



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Jun. 26, 2013 at 7:16 pm

How can someone be allergic to tampons?? O.o
 
 
Anyway, I never have a problem knowing when my period is going to start. Ever since it started a year ago, I haven't missed a single one. On average, I've got 19 day cycles, but even if they're a bit off, somehow I always know when it's about to start...I don't really know how. *shrug*
 
You can get really really super thin pads that you could wear all the time. They're so thin you don't feel them, and they stick, unlike a bit of toilet paper or tissue. It would be embarrasing if that fell out. >.<

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