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Worst Period Story: I should have changed my tampon!

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During 6th period, I begin to feel some blood on my pants. But I thought I was probably imagining it, and just went on.

Jena writes:

I had always used pads and hated them. So, I decided to use tampons. I wore a tampon to school and everything was fine for the first half of the day. During lunch, I had to go change my tampon. For some reason, I decided to not do it.

So, during 6th period, I begin to feel some blood on my pants. But I thought I was probably imagining it, and just went on.

As 6th period ended, I realized my period was actually leaking. Thank god I wore black jeans!

I tied a jacket around my waist, just in case. When I got to 7th period, I looked in my bag for a tampon or pad. I thought I had something, but NO! I didn’t have anything with me. I went to the bathroom to check and of course, there was blood all over my underwear. I did not know what to do.

I had P.E. next, and it just happened to be the day where I was going to be sprinting. I told a teacher and went to the office, so I could get a pad. But when I got there, a random guy was standing there talking to the lady. I didn’t want to ask her for a pad in front of the guy, so I just asked her if I could call my mom. I called my mom and got her to pick me up. I was probably the happiest person ever when she showed up.

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Worst Period Story: Be careful what you wish for!

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Worst Period Story submitted by Kristina

Kristina writes:

I got my first period last year and within a few cycles, I regretted saying “Ugh. I wish it was heavier than this. This isn’t even a period!”

I was the girl that was really wanting hers and researching EVERYTHING.

Well, the day started off with me waking up and starting. I figured… Welp… Probably just another small one once again. NO.

Never have I been so shocked at how much blood I was losing!

I went through heavy pads within an hour and I was only 12! Talk about being paranoid.

I even leaked through my pants a bit and on the sheets.

Luckily, I have been somewhat regular and haven’t had a heavy period like that again!

So girls, remember I was just like you – wanting it so bad till I realized what it was actually like!

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My First Period Story: I thought I broke my butt!

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Upbeat Teen’s first period story

Upbeat Teen writes:

I was playing outside with my best guy friend’s little brother (and btw I had a major crush on my best guy friend).

I thought it would be cool to build a type rope to walk across so we found this long piece of rope and tied it to the two trees in my front yard.

I got at least half way across when I suddenly hit the splits and fell over! I told my best guy friends brother that I thought I broke my butt! LOL

I ran in the house and went to the bathroom to see if my butt was split in half and I saw blood so I called my mom.

She said it was just my period. I was like no mom I’m pretty sure I broke my butt! And I even told her what happened.

Any way try thats the story of how I got my first period!

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My Period Diary: I got my period in Tokyo!

I got my period on vacation!
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Recently I took a 1 week trip to the amazing city of Tokyo. I had been planning this trip for a longggg time and it was really tough getting the vacation days I wanted so I didn’t plan this trip around my period by any means.

When I was packing, I thought to myself… well I just got my period two weeks ago so I’m not due yet.. but JUST IN CASE I’ll pack some supplies. So I just threw the ziplock of pads and tampons I had packed from my last trip in my luggage.

In the middle of the week I could feel that something was happening in my uterus.. it was cramping a bit and my boobs were so big! These are all my tell tale signs that my period is coming very soon which was ODD because I wasn’t due yet!!

I really didn’t want to get my period on vacation because we were walking around a lot and I hate trying to find a toilet and constantly checking to see if I’m leaking.

The next day, I had spotted quite a lot so I thought for sure that my period was coming early so I changed from a liner to a pad.

And OF COURSE, the day I put on an Always Infinity pad and walk all around Tokyo, there is not a drop of blood. -___-

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At the very end of my trip, I got my period on the flight home which is about exactly 3 weeks since my last period. Thankfully I still had some supplies to use on the last leg of my trip!

Check out my photos from Japan:
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Can you spot the Always Infinity?

Can you spot the Always Infinity?

See more here:
Periods Around The World – Tokyo, Japan Pt 1/2
Periods Around The World – Tokyo, Japan Pt 2/2

P.S. JAPAN IS AMAZING AND I CAN’T WAIT TO GO BACK AGAIN!!!

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Embarrassing Period Story: The whole class saw my period stain!

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Embarrassing Period Story submitted by Anna

Anna writes:

So, I was in 3rd period as usual, Math. I thought that it was lunch so I got all excited to use the bathroom (change my pad).

So I got in the classroom, remembered I had three periods before lunch and sank in my chair. It had passed 30 minutes before my teacher let me use the bathroom. And when I got up I didn’t look at my seat, just pulled down my jacket.

When I got in the bathroom I check for a blood stain, and there it was, a bright red period blood stain.

Then, I walked back in the classroom and everyone stares at me. I’m not talking about just 3-5 people, I’m talking about 18-20. Yeah, so I sit down all nervous and junk.

Then, my bff leans over and says there was something red on your seat! She then explained how when she saw it she told the WHOLE CLASS, but it gets EVEN BETTER, OUT LOUD!?

Yeah, to then add, my cousin asked if “it” was on my pants. Then, I got called to go stand up, yet again, and go do makeup work.

So, I get to the bathroom again, pull out my phone, and call my mom. She then tells my GRANDPA! Of all the people, my GRANDPA!?

So, yeah that was my embarrassing period story… Well, hope this inspired you to wear thicker pads and also maxi if your heavy. Stay clean and DRY!

Love, Anna

P.S. I am in 6th grade and this happened last week!

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    Worst Period Story: Sleepover Nightmare!

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    No not today!

    Anonymous Reader writes:

    This worst period story is about my SLEEPOVER NIGHTMARE!

    It was my best friends birthday, she was having a sleepover at her house. They wanted to go swimming and me being on my period refused.

    I didn’t want to tell them the truth because none of them have gotten it yet. I told them I forgot my bathing suit and well my sister did too.

    We went to the mall and her grandpa offered to buy me and my sister a bathing suit. My sister got a bathing suit and when we got back they tried to push me in the pool (swim suit or not).

    After an hour of fighting them off we decided to watch a movie and set up our beds.

    I was sleeping on an air mattress, her grandpa gave me WHITE sheets and a WHITE blanket.

    I didn’t think the blood would soak through my pad but it did.. When I woke up I felt it, the damp spots on my shorts.

    Everyone was still sleeping so I tried to clean myself up. I changed and put on a new pad, put toilet paper on my panties too because they were still wet >.> (I should’ve brought an extra pair of panties).

    Everyone woke up and her grandpa came to grab the blankets and sheets. I put the sheet in a ball and handed it to him to wash.

    I’m not sure if her grandpa found out or seen the stain but I left right after that. I told no one.

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    My Period Diary: My Period Makes Me So Tired!

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    My last period started so suddenly. I know my period is on its way when my boobs start to get bigger and more sensitive… But they weren’t too sensitive so I thought that my period was still a few days away.

    NOPE! The next day – it was here and it wasn’t holding back. From day one it was heavy and by day two it was SUPER heavy. I was filling up super heavy tampons in a matter of hours and I was EXHAUSTED.

    Having a heavy flow and losing a lot of blood can be really stressful for your body. With the period blood leaving your body, you’re also losing nutrients and oxygen rich iron that’s carried in your blood throughout your body.

    With fewer red blood cells and less iron, you also have less oxygen in your blood which can make you feel more sleepy and lethargic.

    Even though I had a relaxing day at work, I was so exhausted that I went to bed at 6:00PM. I used to try to fight the exhaustion to stay up and make use of my day but now I just give in. The rest feels too good to resist!

    And then by day three, I had a very light flow. As quickly as my period started, it ended. Then I spotted lightly for a few more days.

    What was your last period like?
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    Worst Period Story: The 3 Cs – Cramps, Constipation, & Crying

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    Lisha writes:

    I just started my period the day before with severe abdominal pains and constipation….. I wanted to cry so bad!…

    That night after I begged my mom to come get me from school because I was in soo much pain… I got a pillow and placed it under my stomach to help me sleep but my period had already filled up my pad completely and my pjs were covered in blood. I rushed to the bathroom to clean myself up.

    Afterwards my mom told me she wanted to go shopping so I went and decided to wear a pad, underwear, a new pair of pjs, and sweats over the PJs AND I still bled through everything!

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    My First Period Story: My mom laughed at me!

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    Mudatu writes:

    So my first period was on March 14 2016 and I was coming home from school.

    All of a sudden I felt like I peed on myself so I told myself okay don’t pee your pants again…

    Then when I got home I went to the bathroom to change my underwear and instead of pee I found a red circle of blood that was turning brown!!!

    I freaked out and yelled because I was so shocked! I told my dad and when i told my mom she laughed out loud!

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    My Period Diary: My Always Thin Dailies Pantiliner leaked!

    I leaked even with a panty liner?!

    I don’t remember the last time I was so excited to get my period but when I got my period exactly one week before my vacation… I was so happy!!! I had a lot of lounging by the pool and beach tanning planned and it would have really sucked to do that on a heavy flow.

    I had two really heavy days and I decided that these were going to be strictly tampon days. I work all day and wearing a pad just isn’t comfortable when I’m sitting down and getting up all the time. Because you know sometimes it can feel like this:

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    On one of the heavy mornings, I woke up to a little leak on my panties and I was half asleep and late for work so I just changed my panty liner without giving it a second thought. I put on my favorite Always Thin Regular Pantiliners.

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    Later on in the day I thought about it and wondered why was there a leak on my panties even though I was wearing a liner? I thought that okay maybe that didn’t happen because I wasn’t really paying attention in the morning and it was just an old stain. I’m not exactly a morning person.

    Then during my break, I felt a bit wet down there so I knew it was time to change my tampon. My panty liner was really wet and I had leaked a lot already but I thought my liner would take care of that.

    I peeled back my liner and WTfunk?!?! There was a giant leak on my panties right under the liner! And it was bright red and still wet so I knew that my period just seeped right through the liner.

    I was SO MAD because I had been feeling crappy since my period started, I’m losing a lot of blood, I’m tired and PMSing!

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    See that deep blue color? That’s where there is no leak proof backing. Liquid just seeps right through!

    I was really upset because this happened at work and if I waited a little longer, my period would have seeped through my panties and onto my pants. So I wrote to Always and told them about my upsetting experience. Here is their response:

    I got a customer service type of response but I understand where they are coming from. I’ve worked in marketing and customer service before and the Always brand is HUGE so they can’t exactly just put out a statement saying there is a bad batch based on my one experience.

    I went through a few more liners and found that they were all the same so I’m not exactly sure if this was a bad batch of if this is just how their product is designed (but why would they design a panty liner that lets liquid seep through?!).

    It is fair to say that these liners are only meant for daily use like for vaginal discharge but even then, I expect the liner to have some sort of backing so any liquid doesn’t seep through.

    My period is over so I’m not upset about this anymore. I bought the big 120 count bag and it is still one of the liners I find myself reaching for every day… BUT I have changed my rating for these liners. Even though Always recommends them for lighter period days, I strongly advise all ladies to NOT use these if you’re bleeding at all.

    Have you ever had a bad experience with a panty liner?

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