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I hate my period.

For the few men that read this journal, avert your eyes.

Alright, so it's that time of the month again. This morning I was putting on my pad in my sleep-induced stupor when I realized something strange: the little slip of paper that held the wings together was wishing me, and I quote, "A happy period."

What the fuck?

Thanks a lot, assholes. In between the vaginal bleeding, the mood swings, the cramping and the general shitiness, I will, indeed, do my damn best to have "a happy period."

What kind of phrasing is that, anyway? Who has a happy period? Periods aren't supposed to be happy. They're supposed to be your body's way of reminding you that you didn't get laid this month and therefore are not bearing a child. Since when is that happy?

I fucking hate my period.

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sirael
Jul. 24th, 2006 05:00 pm (UTC)
... Wow. That's just... wow. o_o; Seriously messed up. Whoever designed that thing was on crack or obviously a man.
snuffylicious
Jul. 24th, 2006 05:27 pm (UTC)
I'm pretty sure pads, tampons, high heels and bras were all invented by men.
sirael
Jul. 24th, 2006 06:08 pm (UTC)
I vote yes. Oh, and pantyhose.

You know one thing women invented? The bulletproof vest.
iichristinll
Jul. 24th, 2006 06:48 pm (UTC)
Always, I take it. Mine say that too. And I had the same reaction. Sigh.
snuffylicious
Jul. 24th, 2006 06:58 pm (UTC)
>_O I'm so picky about pads, and the only brand I like has to wish me a happy period.
iichristinll
Jul. 24th, 2006 07:00 pm (UTC)
I hated Always until they got that new cotton dry weave thing. I used to like Stayfree, but now Always works just fine. And is apparently, happy.
diclare
Jul. 24th, 2006 06:49 pm (UTC)
That's funny in a really crappy way.
I'm mentally sending you some Midol and a gigantic bar of chocolate. We're talking a brick of chocolate here. Feel better.
snuffylicious
Jul. 24th, 2006 06:59 pm (UTC)
You know what I could go for right now?

Frozen European chocolate.

Omgdrooooooool.
diclare
Jul. 24th, 2006 09:30 pm (UTC)
That sounds fabulous.
I've also heard that the Häagen Dazs chocolate sorbet is excellent.
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