Put what on? As a woman, it can be very challenging when your monthly period starts to haunt you every month. It feels like a never-ending cycle of the actual thing and the anxiety that comes with having to anticipate it for the next month. The one thing that bothers me so much is the part where I have to use pads (I hate tampons). There is a whole process to it. The first thing you need to do is download an app that helps track your period for you.
There are a few reasons why knowing when to expect it is important.
- You know when to bring pads with you or wear one to anticipate your flow coming any time of the day.
- You schedule your errands as well as your social commitments on days when you are expecting your period. This way, you won’t have to go through the routine while suffering the inconvenience of bleeding while loading your grocery shopping.
- You can anticipate stocking up on painkillers especially if you have really bad periods where it gets so bad you are unable to move much.
- You can plan your wardrobe. You don’t want to be caught in white clothing when you get your period. And people wonder why most women love black!
We are a species that refuses to stop evolving, and I waited so many years for someone to revolutionize the way we deal with the female monthly period. Luckily, there are those who feel the same way that I do and have the means to do something about it. Apparently, there are products on the market that address this issue – period underwear. I had a few questions in mind when I read that part:
- How does the actual pad stay in place?
- Will the stain seep through the underwear?
- How much blood can it hold?
- How many times can I wash and reuse it?
- What does it look like? I would hate to wear granny panties (no offense, gramma!)
- What material is it made of? How safe is it to wear?
- What are the chances I could get an infection from this?
- How do I wash it?
There are a million other questions that I can add, but those are the immediate concerns that I have. A lot of women are investing in this innovation. They are also mostly founded by women who, like me, are tired of going through this every month. Fortunately, there are a number of sites on the internet that provide the most updated information about this product.
All you really need is to do a little research and to be open-minded about the idea of switching to something that could potentially save you lots of money. The average tampon box or sanitary pad pack costs as much as a meal and having to just throw away at least 4 of them in a day is such a waste!