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My Period Diary: It came during the hottest heatwave ever!

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Hot Hot Heat! Oh boy… there was a week long heatwave in Vancouver last week and it was just my luck that my period came during that week! The temperatures were in the high twenties or low thirties (C) but in my house it felt even hotter! T__T I cannot stand the heat either. I’m more of a winter girl. ... Read More »

Funniest Period Story: My grandma told EVERYONE!

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Reader Submission Miss R writes: I was on about my third period and that was when it started becoming very HEAVY. I’m talking lots-of-blood HEAVY O_O. I was at an outdoors event doing my gymnastics routine for my family when I started to feel wet down there. I was wearing a tampon so I told my family I was going ... Read More »

Worst Period Story Ever: I got soaked at Boy Scout camp!


Reader Submission Camping Celine writes: I got my period at Philmont Boy Scout Ranch. I am in the Venturing program in the Boy Scouts, and decided to go backpacking in the back country at Philmont. I missed my period the month before, and hoped as hard as I could that I wouldn’t get my period at camp. Unfortunately, on day ... Read More »

My First Period Story: It looked like poop!


Reader Submission Fiona writes: The first time I got my period, I thought it was crap. It started with me going to the bathroom after shopping. I noticed on my underwear there was an area covered in brown. My first thought was: “Is that crap?!” I couldn’t have possibly crapped my pants and not noticed have I?! But then I ... Read More »

Girl Code: Even my brother followed Girl Code!

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Reader Submission Fanny writes: In 2009, I went to watch the movie G.I Joe with my brother. I had my period and it was heavy. I knew it was heavy because after I stood up… …All my period blood gushed out and flooded my jeans!!! I told my brother and we went to the other exit. We ended up on ... Read More »

Worst Period Story Ever: I leaked in the car

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Reader Submission Fanny writes: 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 ... Read More »

Girl Code: I stained everything


Reader Submission Linda writes: 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 ... Read More »

Worst Period Story Ever: It came during a 3 hour hair appointment


Reader Submission Elizabeth writes: It’s not my only bad story, but I forever remember it as one of the most 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. The next day, I still no signs of the ... Read More »

Girl Code: Spare clothes come in handy!

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Reader Submission Jackie writes: On one of my first periods I had a really heavy flow and wasn’t wearing a good pad. I was in one of my first classes when I felt it leak. I told my friend and made her walk right behind me so no one would see it. I tied a jacket around my waist to ... Read More »

Girl Code: Thank goodness for hoodies!


Reader Submission Ketchup Girl writes: I was in high school and sitting at the lunch table with a group of friends, not expecting to start my period at all since I never kept track of it. After eating, the bell rang to dismiss us from lunch and I stood up, but instantly sat back down when I saw what had ... Read More »