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MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just got my first period yesterday and im bleeding REALLY bad and i would be fine that... except for the fact that i almost puke when i see blood and then i start to cry i know is crazy but i need some advise
Hey chica! The good news is, you get pretty used to it. Try not to think about it as blood- you aren't bleeding from a cut, so try and seperate that in your mind. Focus on something else and take deep breaths whenever you have to change your pad or tampon and pretty soon, you won't even be phased by it. xoxo
by miss.mistletoe on 8/26/2013 10:24:17 AM
MOD MOD MOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!when you first start your period is it heavy enough to bleed through you pants and before you start does your discharge change colour
Hey girlie, it varies, but usually your period is pretty light when you first get it. It could bleed through your pants if it give it a couple hours to do so. Your discharge doesn't change color. You'll just get your period.
by styleislife on 8/19/2013 6:39:40 PM
MOD MOD MOD!!!! yesterday I had a pain in my lower stomach. my gram said it was just a cramp. I have mood swings. headaches and cramps. I forget things. she finally came out and said im getting my period. i gained some weight(70-80). my breasts are sore. discharge for to years. then she said my period is close. what do i do. she said maybe in 2 months. school starts then. what if it happens in school?!
Hey girlie! If it happens at school, the best thing you can do it be prepared! Have a tampon, a pad, and a pantyliner in your locker in case it comes unexpectedly. You might want to avoid the white shorts and skirts at school if you're really worried about it. Try having an extra pair of jeans in case it catches you really off guard. xoxo
by Alexa:) on 7/19/2013 12:58:12 PM
MOD MOD MOD!!!! I don't have my period but I have signs. I get really cranky( like I always want to be write). I get headaches and cramps. i forget things. I have pudic hair( down south and arm pit). ive had discharge for 2 years. my breasts are sore. I don't know when my mom got hers(she didn't talk about it much).
Hey chica! All of these are signs that your hormones are putting you through puberty. You might not get your period for awhile, or you might get it soon. In the meantime, try and take a deep breath when you feel yourself starting to get cranky and keep some ibuprofen on hand (with your parents' permission) for your cramps, headaches, and soreness. xoxo
by Alexa:) on 7/19/2013 12:42:59 PM
Since I've had a lot of discharge and I get cramps does it mean I will get my period soon? I'm almost 13 and since I haven't gotten my period yet I'm confused. My mom side started early as 8 and my dad's side started as late as 18. Does that mean I'm going to get my period late if I'm about the same body type as my dad's side?
Those may be signs
that your period is coming, but there’s really not a surefire way to tell for
sure. And your bod might be totally different from your relatives’, so I wouldn’t
compare yourself to your family members and when they got their periods! If you
want a better estimate of when yours might come, you could talk to your doc
about your symptoms to get a pro opinion.
by APlovesJB on 7/4/2013 11:42:39 PM
Mod For the past two days my discharge is different. Yesterday I was wearing a panty liner and it was yellow. Today it was white and thick. Is this normal? Also it's been really red and itchy down there for the past week. Anything that can help the itch? Also I've been having bad cramps what's up with that? Thanks!
As far as discharge,
I think that sounds normal, but if you’ve got a rash and are itchy, I would
talk to your mom about seeing a doc to make sure you don’t have a yeast
infection or something similar (and if you do, it’s TOTALLY treatable!). Cramps
are also normal with your period, and you can talk to your parents about taking
ibuprofen or a similar medicine during your period to lessen the pain!
by APlovesJB on 7/4/2013 10:57:05 PM
Mod mod mod I have discharge and i dont know how or when 2 tell my mom. I had it for 2 months now and i realyy dont know!! PLZ HELP!
Hey GL girl! Don't worry about it- it's a normal part of puberty! And your mom's been through it before, so she's a great person to go to advice for. If you're really uncomforatable going to her, GL can help! Here's a link to help you out:
by Mollyloves_26 on 6/26/2013 2:53:13 PM
MOD MOD MOD
I'm emberassed but almost a week ago me and my boyfriend had sex. We used a condom.
not proud of either. But it just happened. I'm afraid I might be pregnant. I need advice help anything! I'm so scared. How do I tell my mom. Dad is going to freak out. Im just really scared and confused.
Make sure you're fully prepared for anything that could happen before you have sex, okay! If you can't handle the worst possibly happening then maybe you're not ready. If you're that worried then go buy a pregnancy test or Plan B from a local pharmacy. You would notice symptoms, otherwise it's mostly your nervousness and panic reaction, in which case I would stress once more that maybe you're not ready yet. You'd miss a period, experience discomfort and general stomach unhappiness, etc. Overall, your body would be acting very strange. Jordan S.
by _mahomieforlife on 6/25/2013 11:25:31 PM
I don't understand why girls want their period. Its awful to have it! i get lots of cramps and mine get really heavy and its disgusting and uncomfortable. Any one who doesnt have it is so lucky! i got first in 6th grade! its awful!!!!
by katiekakes8 on 6/25/2013 12:20:44 PM
by NL281 on 6/25/2013 9:48:43 AM
by chacha_mochacha12 on 6/21/2013 11:28:14 AM
by Girlslifegirl5155 on 6/21/2013 9:24:09 AM
by chacha_mochacha12 on 6/20/2013 5:24:44 PM
Ummm why do you people want to get your period??? Trust me you don't want it. It's horrible!!!!
by Cristina purple on 6/20/2013 11:39:48 AM
by aleadawn on 6/20/2013 9:55:34 AM
by fantastic8805 on 10/27/2012 12:35:39 AM
1. How old are you? 12
2. What's your bra size? 34A
3. Do you have your .? No but it's right around the corner
4. Pads or Tampons? Pads
5. Do you shave? No, I'm nervous to ask my mom if I can
7. Do most of your friends have their periods? no
8. Are you a late bloomer or early? early
by iheartomer on 8/7/2011 10:06:33 PM
by guitargirl7321 on 7/13/2011 4:48:44 PM
by lizziefizzie on 7/12/2011 3:32:55 PM
by queenra on 7/12/2011 12:52:03 AM
by Rosalie1996 on 7/7/2011 11:38:09 PM
by mozilla10 on 7/6/2011 6:56:57 AM
by selena_wiz_lover on 7/5/2011 4:14:44 PM
by mathgeek221 on 7/4/2011 3:13:13 PM
Okay? So why do all these little girls want their period? &nd it amazes me how much of them worry about it. But when I was ten and got mine it was on my birthday, in July so I was at home, went and told my mom and I was good to go. But periods suckk, like who wants 4 days of cramping, bloating, being grumpy?! They're very inconvenient. But I've been pretty luckyy. Mine have always been regular. Unlike my cousins one had her 1st one for 3 months long! And the other has something where she throws up every time she has hers and she's 19 and has done that since she was in 6th grade! =) If you need any advice on periods and othe girl stuff ask me! I've been through it all first one in my grade to get it, guys all going crazy, boyfriends, helping my friends when they get em at school I've always got stuff!
by DaylonRaye on 7/1/2011 12:26:19 PM
Hey, my mom said that i will get my period soon because all of my miles stones in life happened before my sister like she had a milestone when she was 2 i would have it when i was 1 and a half is it true that i will start soon? thanks
by girlfan1 on 6/30/2011 11:23:06 PM
by JBfan97 on 6/30/2011 9:49:27 PM
by lizziefizzie on 6/30/2011 2:10:36 PM
by Annah1998 on 6/30/2011 2:02:08 PM
by Rosalie1996 on 6/29/2011 3:42:26 PM
by jacqlynerose on 6/28/2011 3:03:31 PM
wow im an idiot i just got my first period 4 days ago and i dont feel like telling my mom so i had been stealing pads from her cabinet but i just realized i had been taking pany liners wow im stupid haha
by oceanlover69 on 6/27/2011 8:35:04 PM
i am 12 and my friends have gotten there periods and i havent how do i know wen its coming so i am not super surprised and wen shud i start wearing pads?!
by Carli52199 on 6/26/2011 7:05:23 PM
by Girlzrock123 on 6/25/2011 7:22:27 PM
Ok honey... I'm 11 I got my period last month. I hoped I would get my period soon cuz only 1 of my friends also hadn't but..... in reality you don't want your period. And I am guessing kinda it has to do with it cuz my moms side got there periods around ten and my dads 12. so I was right between lol.
by Yoshiabubblez on 6/23/2011 4:38:25 PM
my name is chloe and I just wanted to say hi because i just got on
by lilmisschloe.grogan66 on 6/17/2011 10:59:59 PM
by lilmisschloe.grogan66 on 6/17/2011 10:57:12 PM
I am 13 years old and I still haven't had my period yet
I was wondering if it could be from exercising too much, because I am on the track, cross country team and I also do ballet right after my track or cross country practice every day...
Is this normal?
by Bnvbanana on 6/2/2011 8:45:52 PM
by Tayincali on 5/30/2011 7:55:33 PM
by tinacrystal on 5/30/2011 6:02:32 PM
by LoveHappens on 5/27/2011 7:50:03 PM
well, periods can be horribl ebut at the sam etime its not so bad... its horrible because you have bloody underwear, have to get used to a pad or tampon and the worst is that when you go swimming.. well you get the point. but its also a good thing because its cleaning your body and proves that you are becoming an adult.. but ts deffintatly not somthing to wish for or agonize over it
by taylorrrr17 on 5/27/2011 5:59:01 PM
by textingdiva on 5/25/2011 5:17:04 PM
so today i felt a big gush of discharge but it was all stringy but it didnt stink...and it was clear like normal..ive had discharge for over a year but dont have my period...what does that mean??????????????????? Lauren C.
by malibu96 on 5/23/2011 9:43:52 PM
by cupcaker24 on 5/21/2011 9:41:29 PM
by Kara4 on 5/21/2011 4:23:13 PM
Periods are horrible. I didn't know what a period was until i got it. My mom never told me about it because she thoguht she would tell me about it until Robert crown came to our school in 5th grade. It was too late. I got it when i was 10 and it was horrible. me adn this other girl in the whole grade were the only girls who had it. I think 2 other girls got it in the 5th grade but i dont know now. At least you have knoweldge and you wont feel bad. I felt horrible and abnormal because all my friends didn't have to suffer and be depressed about it. Getting your period is really depressing and feels weird. Having blood come from "down there" is gross. its like your peeing without even trying. The pee just goes down and you cant control it. The pee isn't pee its blood thats kinda brown. Goodluck having to deal with bloody underwear (it sucks!)
by perfectpanda37 on 5/21/2011 12:46:30 AM
i'm enjoying not having my period yet! Who wants cramps, tampons/pads, the surprise, cramps, and crabbiness? NOT ME!
by hailbop16 on 5/20/2011 11:44:00 PM
by SaraJ on 5/20/2011 7:13:19 PM
my mom got hers at 15! im 12!!!! NO!!!!!!!! I WANT MY PERIOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by LoveHappens on 5/19/2011 7:51:01 PM
why do you want your period?!?!?! it makes you crabby and feel like crap!!
by *Sigh* on 5/19/2011 4:51:44 PM
I used to wish for my period to come, too, but it's actually a lot more of a hassle than I expected it to be. For all you girls who want your period, I have two words: periods suck!
by primaverina on 5/18/2011 11:21:33 PM
I can't believe someone would want to get it early XD....so much hassle. and harassment from the guys if they accidentally find your stuff in your backpack or something!
by loveglitterystuff on 5/18/2011 5:46:39 PM
I know how you feel....my mom was 14!
by cuddlebug143 on 5/18/2011 4:42:01 PM
I always wanted my period really bad. I finally got it this year and was really excited. I love my period. Periods are my calling. Periods make me feel in powered. But yes they do have there down sides like cramps.....and always worrying.ni guess you just get used to it after a while and except it.
by PinkJet44 on 5/18/2011 12:11:27 AM
Why would you WANT you period?
by rainbowsparkle98 on 5/17/2011 9:03:13 PM
btw, love the girl in the picture!!!!
by I<3gurrls! on 5/17/2011 8:20:58 PM
i wanted my period, so bad. like u. i would be more grown up, u know? i ended up getting my period when i was 10. my mom got it when she was 11. we do have early bloomers in the family. its in our genes.
by I<3gurrls! on 5/17/2011 8:07:25 PM
My Mom was 15, I was 16, and my cousin was 10!
by Alle93 on 5/17/2011 8:00:57 PM
Hey girls! Need advice? Go to my profile and leave a comment!!
by massie<3 on 5/17/2011 6:57:11 PM
Aagh! why do so many people want their period? theres absolutely nothing good about it! all you get is about a week of feeling uncomfortable and worrying all the time!! oh, and bloating too, i forgot about that one for a sec there.
by girlsliferocksss98 on 5/17/2011 6:03:43 PM
WHY WHY WHY??? Why would you ever EVER want your period?? IT SUCKS! Be happy girl besides we are all different!
by topchef88 on 5/17/2011 5:57:18 PM
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by nerdisthewurd26 on 5/17/2011 5:09:54 PM
Hey You guys! Growing up? confused about boys? No worries! I have all the answers! Nothing is too personal. You can ask me anything from tampons to cookies to your major crush to school! I will reply ASAP(:
by melaniegrace<3 on 5/17/2011 5:06:46 PM
Hey Ladies! Do you need advice? I would love to give you some! I will answer any questions, or just talk to you when you are sad. I can give you advice about friends, guys, family, food, sports, school,growing up, or even yourself! I would be absolutely happy to help! I will give you an honest answer ASAP, and hun, nothing is too personal so don't be afraid!Thank you(:
by gracieb123 on 5/17/2011 4:58:18 PM
by hahaha2005 on 5/17/2011 4:39:22 PM
trust me you do NOT want ot have it yet :/ cramps, headaches, bleeding ummh noo :/
by sunshine96 on 5/17/2011 2:47:59 PM
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