SOMEONE’S MUM BLOG “I AM THE 1 IN 5”
Hearing from women who live with heavy periods is wonderful. It means people are talking about what is one of the most sensitive of subjects for some. We are always impressed with the openness of all women and hope more women like Danielle find their voice and share it with us.
Released on 29th October 2018, Danielle tells us her story
As soon as my periods started at twelve years old, they had a huge impact on my life. By the time I was fifteen, I was regularly missing school, sports, and social events when it was ‘that time of the month.’ Our school summer skirts were very pale baby blue and, throughout the summer, I dreaded the time when I would stand up and hear the shout of someone saying that I had leaked. I could not wear what I wanted, go where I wanted, do activities that I wanted to do – and all because of my period…