15 Things To Actually Like About Your Period
Sometimes, in the middle of the cramps and the bloating, you can look on the bright side of things. Every cloud has a silver lining, even the one that brings Aunt Flo.
You Aren’t Pregnant
For anyone that’s had a scare, this is a definite “Hallelujah!”
It’s An Excuse To Snack
You couldn’t stop that chocolate craving if you wanted to. Might as well indulge.
You Can Get Out A Good Cry
Crying is cathartic. Time to pull out all of your favorite sad movies.
A Good Man Is Extra Good
And if he’s got his calendar marked, he’s got chocolate, hot water bottles, and Midol already covered.
You Can Bust Out The Comfy Pants
Spanx? Buttons? Zippers? Not this week.
You Can Ignore The Scale
This week it could actually just be a little water weight.
“I Have Cramps” Is Like A Get Out Of Jail Free Card
Especially when your professor is a man who’d rather send you home immediately than have to talk about “lady things.”
You Can Stay High
On a pleasant cloud of pain medication that keeps the worst of the symptoms at bay.
You Get Some Quality Time Alone
Even significant others are smart enough to stay at work a little later.
You Get A Guilt-Free Night Off
I like to call it the red card because it shuts all sex conversations down.
Your Boobs Get Bigger
Time to pull out that push-up that normally doesn’t fit!
It’s A No Gym Kind Of Week
Exercise is supposed to make your period symptoms better. But so does a mini-vacation in my time of suffering.
You Can Bond With Other Women
When asking a stranger for an emergency tampon or to quickly check the back of your pants.
Fun Tampon Accessories
Because while we’re here we might as well have fun.