It's not my only bad story, but I still remember it as horrible.
I had gotten cramps in the evening (I get them hours before I start), so I was all ready to begin natures torture, but nothing happened and the pain faded. That next day still no signs of the curse, so I didn't think much of it and went to get my hair done by my sister. I was getting color, a cut and styling which can take up to 3 hours in a chair.
While she was cutting, I began to feel those pains again, but didn't want to say anything (I've always been super embarrassed). An hour past, the pain was bad and I started to feel something downtown. I finally asked to go to the bathroom....
Thank the Lord I was wearing black jeans! My panties were soaked through, as were my pants, and that horrible smell was obvious.
I made do with a make shift pad from toilet paper and didn't say a word as I got my hair finished. After my sister decided to go out to get food and inside the place I know people noticed, and I could have died on the spot, if not from the insane amount of pain I was feeling.
It definitely wasn't the only time a surprise attack had been launched, during a music event when I was 12, I got my period suddenly and that time my jeans weren't black, and were just as soaked.
I gotta say, there are few things as embarrassing as knowing people know, and few things as wonderful as getting cleaned up and curling into a ball after.
In the middle of summer, I started to have really really heavy period and it lasted for over a month and I'm not even kidding. I used over 5 overnight pads a day. My mom and I really started to worry and so she brought me to a doctor and as it turns out, I have hormonal imbalance. The doctor said that I lacked progesterone and I would have to take a few meds to regulate my cycle but she told me not to worry because it was apparently very common to teens (I'm 15).
But that wasn't what worried me the most. It was the fact that school would be starting in a few weeks and with my condition, there was a very high possibility that I'd leak.
The first week of school was horrible, I leaked more than once while wearing a tampon (for heavy flow) and also an overnight pad but it wasn't till a few weeks after did I have the most embarrassing period experience.
It was lunch time and I was sitting with my friends in our usual table when I felt a lot of blood spill. My best friend noted the look of horror on my face and asked if I needed to change. I nodded but as I got up, she quickly yanked me back down. She told me that I had a huge stain and not only that but I also stained the white bench that we were sitting on!
I completely panicked and I didn't know what to do but luckily my friends were so understanding that they helped me cover. One of my friends purposely spilled her drink on me (and the bench) and my other friends played along so that everyone else would think that it was just juice on my pants and the bench. After that they helped cover me as I went to change in the bathroom. I really don't know what I would have done without them.
One time at SCHOOL, I was in a hurry to change my tampon. Note that boys and girls have to SHARE a bathroom at my school.
Then my teacher banged on the door to hurry up. I went out washed my hands and sat down. Then a boy went to the bathroom when he came out he said to me hey you left a TAMPON in the bathroom. then EVERYONE was going in the bathroom to look at it!
A couple of days ago I felt a really bad back ache coming on... and hoped that my period wasn't coming because my sister and I were going shopping 2 hours away. But nope! I woke up to extremely bad back ache. This has happened before and I layed helpless on my bed for the 2 days!
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