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i fucking hate my body. i hate my period and i hate my mooncup.
I have bowel and bladder prolapse since the birth of my two enormous children and cannot get it repaired right now (several reasons, long). I also have tissue that bulges out of my vagina when i bear down.
So, i have to deal with my cursed period somehow. I've had a mooncup since my period came back at 16mo postpartum. Its getting more and more uncomfortable. It feels like i need a poo when i have it in, because of the thin wall between vagina and rectum. i struggle to get it in there high enough, it leaks, it doesnt form a seal, and it constantly feels uncomfortable. I hate it.
I can use pads but i fucking hate feeling wet all the time. :/
Cant have surgery because i have a nearly -3 year old who has autism, and who frequently has to be picked up to save her life (!!) let alone to keep her out of the road, etc - and you can't lift anything for weeks after the repair...
There are lots of different types of menstrual cups that suit different situations. I have a lunette as I didn't get on with a mooncup. This site might be of use as it seems to cover every possible menstrual cup eventuality.
i was all right with it in the beginning but gradually its been getting worse, hurting me more, etc. eacn month i've hated it more and now i'm at the point of loathing it, so its time to change, i think.
Thanks for the link, i will pour over it in a bit.
cute. i never noticed that part! well, my prolapses are supposed to only be bladder and bowel but when i bear down i can see tissue bulging out of my vagina, so i can only think it has gotten worse / now involves vagina??