Comments on: What do you do with your pan drippings? http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/ Eat, move, and live naturally. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:44:06 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 By: 3 Simple Steps to a Non-Toxic Bathroom http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-174334 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:03:54 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-174334 […] Consider switching to toxic-free feminine products. […]

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By: Robin Konie http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-126653 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:47:43 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-126653 Good point! :)

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By: Erynn http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-125992 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 04:35:50 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-125992 I tried the Luna cup once…as a teenage virgin. Getting it in wasn’t bad, but when I tried to get it out, I discovered I was too small! I sat om the toilet for a half hour while I wrestled it out. Ouucchhh…. I’d just recommend that if you want to get one for your daughter or niece or whoever, think back on the time when a super size tampon looked big.

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By: The Perfect All Natural Cleaner: Confessions of a DIY Blogger http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-118392 Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:59:11 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-118392 […] kind of having another one of those “why am I so giddy about this” moment. I think my pregnancy hormones *might* […]

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By: Robin Konie http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-114153 Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:06:25 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-114153 I hear ya… the idea of menstrual flow control is interesting… and I’m sure there’s something to it.

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By: Chantal http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-114137 Sat, 02 Nov 2013 14:30:41 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-114137 i’ve been using a diva cup since my periods returned from having my daughter, 8 years ago. i love it but still use tampons when i go in town(not that often). i just can’t see myself using a toilet without a sink beside it in the first few days. I’ve always said i was bleeding a lot during my periods but doctors didn’t believe me. now that i have the diva cup and it’s graduated, i can actually measure how much i really lose. being able to wear it 8 hours without emptying and leaking would be considered a medium/light day for me. on the first 2 days i can lose 3-5 oz. i’ve overflowed within 2-3 hours more than once. i’ve used the same cup for all those years and your blog post reminded me of buying a new one last week. just had to put it in this morning and i think i shouldn’t wait so long to buy a new one next time. i find i notice a difference in softness and comfort. I never heard about “menstrual flow control” before. it’s interesting but i don’t think it would work well for me, especially the first few days. i’d always be sitting on the toilet. i’ve learned about “natural infant hygiene” before my daughter was born (she’s my second child) and started offering her a “potty” from birth. if babies can have awareness of their elimination function from birth, who knows what else we forgotten our body is able to do?

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By: Robin Konie http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-113952 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:11:27 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-113952 It’s really not as messy as I feared it would be, and once you get the hang of it gets even better. You just dump the contents right in the toilet as you pull it out. I haven’t had to empty it at a public place mostly because it lasts longer than a tampon and I work from home… but if you read some of the comments above I know a few people have mentioned how they handle public restrooms.

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By: Adria @ Sweet Pea-a-Licious http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-113694 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:41:34 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-113694 I had researched the menstrual cup last year but after discussing it with my husband (not that he really has any say in things…) I put that idea in the back of my mind because I let myself get influenced by his comments. Ew! Disgusting! But after reading your post, I am very interested in giving the cup a try. One question though… Is it messy? I mean when you have to “empty” it. I don’t see myself doing this at work or in a public restroom. Any comments?

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By: Robin Konie http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-112537 Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:12:27 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-112537 Oh no! I’m so sorry, Joei! I hate traumatic experiences “down there.” Hugs your way.

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By: Joei http://www.thankyourbody.com/greener-period-menstrual-cup/#comment-112338 Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:34:51 +0000 http://thankyourbody.com/?p=1090#comment-112338 After reading this informative article, I shunned tampons and I tried the Lunette. I had a horrific experience, similar to what you described. (I too was crying… I thought I was going to have to go to the ER to have the thing removed). It was one of the most excruciating experiences I’ve ever had in my nether region. I did everything correctly; I just have a narrow and short vaginal canal, as well as a retroverted uterus. I’ve never given birth. I’m in envy of the women who can use the menstrual cups, but unfortunately I am not one of them due to my anatomy. The cup was definitely worth the try- but boy oh boy, I will not be trying it again! 😉

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