We all have a First Period Story. For most of us, it has been confusing and scary. From screaming out to Mamma dear, thinking that we may die to be absolutely delighted to finally join the women’s club, we have all had varied experiences of our First Period.
Apart from glowing skin and growing hair there is another benefit of pregnancy i.e. freedom from periods for nine long months. But, expecting mothers are curious to know about the menstrual cycle. Just like the life after baby, periods – menstrual cycle post-baby is different.
A normal menstrual cycle ranges from 25 to 31 days but some women experience irregularities in menstrual cycle. If you are worried for irregular periods remember, you are not alone almost 14 to 25% of women experience irregular periods.
If you have ever found yourself shoving your mouth during periods with all the junk food – deep fried, crunchy, crispy, creamy, and sugary – in short everything and anything that threatens to let go of your disciplined lifestyle, you are on the same boat as thousands of girls on period. We call that boat The Period Boat.
Women tend to face some physical roadblocks and one of them is just around the corner every month. Menstruation tends to manipulate many things such as the mental health, mood swings, and certain health issues like cramps, headaches, joint pain and many more varying from an individual to individual.
We have all been there. Truth be told, it happens to the best of us. We get cranky on the mundane of things and sometimes find ourselves crying when we can’t open the simple lid of the damn jam bottle.
My boss walked in and claimed that the new hire was hot and single… he didn’t even notice me sitting in the room and then when he finally realized I was privy to his comment, he made a joke about getting into trouble with HR and laughed it off saying it was the age of feminism. I felt so uncomfortable.. I have to ask you do think I am over-reacting …