Honouring My Flow: Surviving A Menstrual Crisis

It was a dark and stormy night and little did I know what was in store for me when morning came and dawn broke. Read More Honouring My Flow: Surviving A Menstrual Crisis

Consumer Goes Green: That Time of the Month

I feel like we have talked a lot here about the Diva Cup and its cohorts, but we haven’t spent much time talking about reusable pads. I’ve never been comfortable with tampons, and they have a tendency to give me horrible, doubling-over-in-pain cramps. Since I do not care for heinously painful cramping, I stick to pads.  Read More Consumer Goes Green: That Time of the Month

In Praise of the Diva Cup

Ok, this isn’t completely unfettered praise because the Diva Cup or Keeper or whatever menstrual cup you prefer to use isn’t perfect.  But, I feel like I need to defend the Diva Cup ““ or at least discuss it honestly.  The poor thing is the hairy-armpitted, Birkenstock-clad, Patchouli-smelling hippie outcast of the feminine hygiene world. Read More In Praise of the Diva Cup