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Everyone develops at a different pace I started my period in 5th grade before all my friends (all though a few of them got them in the next 5 months
by Tbarb14 on 8/18/2011 8:15:00 PM
Don't worry, girls develope at different paces. Some faster than others. And between you and who ever else reads this, some girls wish they developed quicker. And trust me I know what it feels like to be worried about your period. I'm a 7th grader been there done that. I can't help you with the timing of your period, but trust me your teach will understand, just be lucky its a girl. After your first period it's a lot easier to time it because you can predict when it will happen. Good luck.- Sinder3ella
by sinder3ella on 7/29/2010 1:01:37 AM
Just wear a spaghetti strap top or tank under your shirt abd if u really want to short shorts under ur cpants! U could ask to change inntge bathroom
by Memesputerpunkingirl on 4/22/2010 11:27:28 AM
by Memesputerpunkingirl on 4/22/2010 11:16:55 AM
im so nervous bout this,too!
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by greengrass on 3/16/2010 10:42:04 PM
whenever im around a boy i blush and laugh, if i dont like them then i hold my face high! being shy sux!
by Ladybug863 on 1/26/2010 11:15:02 PM
If it is a female, tell her privately. I would be afraid, too. You're not alone. It's scary because you never know when you'll have your period.
by WaffleAddict on 12/9/2009 10:04:03 PM
ok i have to start changing 4 gym next year in 7th and i kind of wigged out cuz i have never had 2 do that b4 anny tips leave them on my profile
by girlzrock123 on 11/28/2009 12:47:03 AM
Hey, I used to be super nervous about changing in gym too, but then I realized that everyone else is feeling the same way, and honestly people probably won't be focused on you changing because they have to get ready for class too!
by Confessions_from_Luna on 11/25/2009 4:17:14 PM
also girlies i need help! anyone who knows a inspirable quote that will keep me going thorugh out the swim season its my homework for thanksgiving break! comment on my profile please
by swimmerxox on 11/25/2009 10:50:45 AM
i had the same problem at first. once you get used to it its not biggie. im on my high schools swim team so that means naked time it was awkward at first but its not really anymore we dont care and everyone is just used to it! good luck girlie!
by swimmerxox on 11/25/2009 10:48:59 AM
haha u ask alot of questions
by football playa 4eva! on 11/23/2009 3:45:48 PM
by luckykel on 11/22/2009 11:10:41 PM
What do I do if I am shy but I want to talk to my crush?
by ace3499 on 11/22/2009 10:42:01 AM
I def know what your talking about. We have always changed in my gym class, but I try not to talk to my gym teacher about ANYTHING!!!!!!!! If Miss Monthly's got ya, I would go to the nurse. Maybe you can at least tell the gym teacher you have to go to the nurse? Hope this helped!!!!!! If it didn't, sorry!!!!!
by hbpear on 11/22/2009 7:42:43 AM
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by club colors on 11/18/2009 6:53:55 PM
I am only in 5th grade and am in the same situation Every year since 3rd grade! I really hate that! Last year, every girl wuz like that!
by lillian.warner on 11/18/2009 6:42:55 PM
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by rightfield1 on 11/18/2009 6:15:03 PM
by ambercombiegal on 11/17/2009 1:23:49 AM
by natwich13 on 11/16/2009 9:29:24 PM
who really cares? Everyone "develops" sometime in their life, all at different rates, though
by natwich13 on 11/16/2009 9:26:07 PM
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by lilmssunshine on 11/16/2009 2:27:58 PM
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by b3h0tt13 on 11/15/2009 11:13:57 PM
same thing at my school- you walk into the gym at the end of 0 period and some eighth grader is wearing a small bra or some sixth grader doesn't even have one on! plus, the girl gym teachers have windows in their offices that look straight on everything! if your really worried about privacy for your upper half, put the shirt you want to wear over the one your wearing, then pull your arms out of both sleeves and pull off your shirt from under the other one.
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by rightfield1 on 11/15/2009 6:27:21 PM
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by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 2:54:14 PM
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 1:52:46 PM
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 1:50:43 PM
MOD! i am not a babe ok get it straight! i really like when kerra s. did it she answered fast not like you! does she only write on saturdays?
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 1:30:27 PM
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 1:22:52 PM
MOD! idk if i want to cause ponytails rip your hair out and i don't want to rip my hair out? think of something else?
Try two braided pigtails or a french braid.
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 1:21:52 PM
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by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 12:38:15 AM
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MOD! thank you and i think i might wear that
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 12:15:08 AM
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by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 12:04:28 AM
but i have 4 crushes and i don't like them but i really like him so much i am so sorry i keep saying this i just want to go out with him
by helokitty336 on 11/15/2009 12:02:44 AM
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by helokitty336 on 11/14/2009 11:59:46 PM
oh i change in front of the girls and i am not scared i have a flat chest and no one really cares.All i mind about is getting changed and getting out so i won't get points takin of that is what you should worry about.
by helokitty336 on 11/14/2009 11:58:20 PM
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by iitzmehlikewoah on 11/14/2009 10:58:24 PM
by ilovejohn on 11/14/2009 10:27:09 PM
Dont be that scared to change in gym. Trust me, i have to do it to, and its not that bad! Try to talk to the ppl around u, they all have to change too, so they wont care. i just talk to my friends by my gym locker, and its like im not changing at all! dont be nervous, everyone has to do it someday!
by rebel15 on 11/14/2009 9:47:32 PM
ok well i'm really not sure how to help...but if you're swimming, it's probably with girls, atleast not boys! & if you keep your hair down before you go in the pool, you can cover up a little. but other then that, just hide your insecurity. try to be confident, & don't show how you truly feel about your bod. good luck!
by ProShopper937 on 11/14/2009 9:14:17 PM
glamgirlteen has a point were an undershirt and/or change in a stall or the bathroom. i feel the same way! i hate having my monthley in gym!!!
by Nicole .S. on 11/14/2009 9:11:53 PM
by iheartdegrassi101 on 11/14/2009 11:42:55 AM
yeah I was a little embarrassed too before when I had to start changing in gym but you'll get over it real quickly . Now for swimming which we also have just bring in a note and be lucky you have a women teacher I had one my first year but last year and this year some stupid, fat guy became mine and when that time of the month comes around you have to jump rope so that suks.
by dancerox94 on 11/14/2009 10:54:23 AM
I know what you are saying, sort of. I am embarrassed when I change but I may be weird. I am more embarrassed about showing my chest than I am about people seeing my 'down there' area when we are naked in the locker room. I think that may be because my chest isnt as developed as my friends or other girls my age.
I also hate changing when I am wearing a tampon because of the string hanging out. I know its normal but some of the girls havent even started their periods yet.
by luckykel on 11/14/2009 9:38:33 AM
by emma333 on 11/14/2009 12:16:38 AM
i am the same way. minus the whole embarrassed about changing thing. i'm developed more than some of the other girls and i started my period when i was 9! crazy, right? comment on my profile girlies!
by Sydney on 11/13/2009 11:29:03 PM
I got my period a while ago... Its not weird, really. But I have been wondering if it can happen while swimming. I never really go swimming, but I was still wondering. Now I have my answer! Don't fret, I too am really shy. I don't even like thinking about changing in front of other people... I don't go to public school, but I think the advice that Keltie gave you is perfect.
by FrenchMani<3 on 11/13/2009 10:29:44 PM
by ClubDreamJournal on 11/13/2009 10:15:17 PM
i totally know how u feel, by the time my first year of 5th grade came around i was already developing! and i hated it b-cuz of my chest! boys would stare and all of a sudden started talking to me! also girls would give me the mean look! it would be even worse when i would get my monthly!
by *mimi* on 11/13/2009 5:51:32 PM
I'm in middle school and we have to change, but i'm used to it by now. It's definitly embarresing when you first start, but eventualy people will just start talking to friends and change at the same time. They'll be too involved in taliking to notice you. Trust me. I talk to my friends in the locker room all the time. And if you still feel uncomfortable, you could always change in like a bathroom stall or something; that's what one of my friends does. No one really cares. I mean that in a good way, like no one is going to care whether your developed or not. Just as long as your a nice person on the inside.
by bookworm123 on 11/13/2009 5:24:27 PM
lol i started changing in 4th grade so i'm wayy used to it, but i was embarrassed at the start- there were two showers in the locker room, so we would take turns changing in that. P.S. you're so lucky you get to change for gym!!!!!!!!!!!1
by Ali2468 on 11/13/2009 5:03:36 PM
changing in the locker room is no big. also when you get in the pool the water will stop the bleeding so u dont have to worry but if you are still worried use a tampon they really help
by snowflake97 on 11/13/2009 4:06:51 PM
by peacelovepink95 on 11/13/2009 1:06:29 PM
In my school no one is nervous changing. Just be sure to wear a bra. LUCKY I wish my school had a pool and that we can swim for gym class!
by i_luv_devin on 11/13/2009 12:15:39 AM
Sweetie, don't worry.
Everyone else is nervous the first day or two while changing in PE, but then you realize it isn't important: what IS important is changing fast and getting to the gym so you don't gets marks off for participation =P
If you're really worried, wear a tanktop under your shirts. I do that, and it really helps.
Just remember to change out everyday and remember your gym clothes...they usually count changing out for serious marks.
Good luck xx
by purplecrazed on 11/12/2009 10:20:52 PM
ok the best wya to not be emabarressed when changing is going to change in the bathroom - even though you shouldn't be that embarressed it's not that bad really. and i'm as you 'more developed' then a lot o my friends but its' still no biggie
by swimstar27 on 11/12/2009 10:11:33 PM
if u have to swim in gym, u could always have yr mom write a note to the teacher saying that u cant swim that day. because of yr period...... in my gym class if we couldnt do something we would have to go to the library and write a paper on the sport, yr teacher might have an alternative like that 4 u to do.....
by luvsdogs16 on 11/12/2009 9:43:07 PM
changing in gym isn't so bad. cuz every1 is so nervous they'll be more focused on making sure others don't see them. either that or change in a stall.
by PicturePerfect on 11/12/2009 8:08:22 PM
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by biskii on 11/12/2009 7:51:36 PM
wow. i think this is actually the reason our school doesnt do swimming.
but you could use a tampon. if your gym teacher is a nice female it should be easier to talk to her about it.
by Oh My Laura on 11/12/2009 6:06:42 PM
Trust me changing in gym isn't that bad, I mean lots of other girls will be embarrassed not just you. and about the swimming, you should try tampons they're sooo much easier.
by pink is the new black on 11/12/2009 5:15:51 PM
Oh, complete oppistite since I'm very flat chested and I don't have my period. I'm not embarrassed to change.
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by loveforyou09 on 11/12/2009 4:42:08 PM
Everyone was way nervous when we had to change, but we got over it. We just stand in corners if we can and don't face each other. Swimming for gym? Your school has a pool?!
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by lasagna on 11/12/2009 4:22:15 PM
Trust me changing in gym isn't that bad.I'm a lil more devloped then some but some r more than me!Just change fast but if ur uncomfortable u can always change in the washroom.Best of luck.
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by eckogirl567 on 11/12/2009 3:35:39 PM
HAve your mom write a note to your teacher explaining why you can't partake in the day's swimming activities. Also, changing in front of others is nothing to be ashamed of. Take it from a flat-chested girl!! And try tampons: They're a miracle!!!!
by pointeprincess on 11/12/2009 3:34:18 PM
hey girlie did you know that the chlorine in the pool actually makes it so when you're on your period you can't see the blood when you swim. im on the swim team and some of the younger girls don't use tampons so they just go with out. just wear a pair of gym shorts out to the pool deck, so if some bleeding starts before you get in the pool you'll be covered up.
by kenzie801 on 11/12/2009 3:14:03 PM
Believe me, changing in gym is no biggie! The first couple of times are a bit scary, but most locker rooms have bathroom stalls in them, so you can change in there until you feel comfortable. I have the opposite problem, I'm a late developer so it was really embarassing at the beginning, but what I do is I wear a tank top under my shirts so when I change I just leave the tank top on under my gym shirts
by dance_chica on 11/12/2009 3:00:13 PM
yeah i felt that way to when i first got to middle school cuz that was the year we had 2 start changing 4 gym. it's no biggy n no 1 should care wat u look like. ur all girls and have the same things so if any1 looks at u tell them to stop cuz thats just plain out disgusting. lol good luck!
by lilmssunshine on 11/12/2009 2:41:51 PM
i don't go to a school like every one else and we don't have a girls locker room i change in the bathroom
by wednesday1408 on 11/12/2009 2:26:51 PM
yea that was the same thing with me too! like when we shower after drill team, we dont wear swimsuits. and i was so nervous and then i realized no one is gonna care what you look like, they are just takin showers and gettin cleaned! now i shower everytime whenever i have drill team in the morning! plus shaving parties on fridays!! lol
by danceforhope on 11/12/2009 12:33:00 PM
yeah i am more developed than my mom!!!now thats embarassing!!!!!!!!
by bluemily on 11/12/2009 9:47:15 AM
Good advice! I'm SSOOO glad I don't have gym!
by Lexy5 on 11/12/2009 9:19:08 AM
I'm so afraid that my first period is going to be in a pool! Also, just use tank tops underneath your clothes or a longer bra.
by glamgirlteen on 11/12/2009 7:15:46 AM
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