i’ve talked about my love/hate relationship with menstrual cups over and over again but i’ve never really fully shared my personal experience with them, have i?
sure, cups are an awesome invention helping the planet, your wallet and your own vaginal health all at once, but perhaps they’re not for everyone.
we’re told to use menstrual cups but our physical (dis)abilities, religious views, or personal beliefs are overlooked. we’re told to opt for natural, non-toxic products but our budgets or access to those items are not taken into account.
many don’t realize how much trouble can a single word, or a single, scathing sentence to be precise, cause.
the taboo surrounding talking about menstruation is definitely loosening up, which is absolutely great, but i would still like to address a somewhat problematic issue related to it.
it is not only important to stop slamming our own bodies, but also to act as a body positivity ally and and fight against self-hate.
it is okay to have moments of not feeling good in your own body, or to feel enraged by the amount of food you eat or whatever – as long as you realise that none of the reasons behind it are actually true.
“you’ve lost weight” is not a compliment!!!!!!!
so, you ate a bit more than you usually would in the past few days.
what’s the big deal?