My name is Danielle and this is my period journey. My story, from when I got my first period aged 12, to around the age of 22, isn’t all that unusual or poetic. It is marked by the usual symptoms of secrecy and embarrassment – I recall hiding boxes of pads under a magazine while I carried them to the supermarket checkout, a classic teen experience – but my flow was always light and I didn’t struggle with serious cramps or mood swings. Not everyone is so lucky. I am grateful to my body for that and I thank her...
I’ve always wished my menstruation was a map. Straight forward. Logical. Seamless. Oh What a thought.Read more
We need to talk about endometriosis. It's as common as diabetes and asthma, yet remains an enigma and receives zero funding. Endo affects 1 in 10 ovary bearers and, much like the menstrual taboo, is an issue that flows under the radar, hushing all concerned. Not any more. Here is Eartha's story.Read more
This is a bloody momentous occasion. Our mana has made history!Read more
Today marks the day we just diverted one million disposable menstrual products from entering landfill - oh, and it's our birthday!Read more
Not all menstrual cups are created equal
Do you know what makes a 'good' cup, a 'bad' cup and, does it actually matter?