• A thought on menstrual cups & pelvic pain

    I’ve never really thought about using a menstrual cup because I believed that it might not work with my pelvic pain. Shoving something up my vagina has always been a huuuuge problem for me, from the very first time I Tried using a tampon at the age of 12. I had a pool party booked for the day (my own pool party so I wanted to be, you know, the coolest kid), and of course my period came knocking. It’s always like that eh? I had my dad go to the grocery store to get me my very first package of tampons (hallelujah dad), and he came back with like…

  • What works for your Lichen Sclerosus, by You – Part 2.

    Menstrual products – we are all different, Lichen Sclerosus or not. And we all use different menstrual products.However, for us with Lichen Sclerosus, candida overgrowth, or anything else that may be bothering our lovely ladyhood – we need to find something doesn’t make the pain or itch worse.We have either a preference for tampons or pads – and both can agitate our condition.But lately there has been a lot of talk about other menstrual products – such as pads made out of cotton, or menstrual cups. And for some of us this is tremendously helpful. I mean, shoving up a cup in your vagina might not be the most optimal…