This past weekend SNL introduced Lil Poundcake, a doll who protects little girls in a very unusual (sick) way.
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I can’t stop laughing at this! It’s so absurd!
My favorite is still Tina Fey’s “Annuale” (when you get your period once a year).
Ha ha ha ha! That was pretty funny!
Okay, the best part was the mom’s expression at the very end. Because that’s my face right now. Creepy… just in time for Halloween.
I love SNL! They’re not afraid to touch the real issues – and even though they’re not always on our side, they speak out against injustices in their own way, and make you laugh at the same time :)
HAHA here’s the link to the video Mary Lee was talking about. I love how “feminists” act like having your period is such a terrible, life-holding thing…I know that some people have “bad” periods but I hardly notice mine, and really, it’s just part of life. What happened to science and nature?
Tina Fey running through that office with an ax…..that never fails to make me laugh and laugh and laugh.
OMG! For about the half of the video I thought they’re for real!!!!! Hahahahahaha!!!! My goodness, this is good!
Amber Currie, some people really do have bad periods. I know a lot of times people who have mild periods just don’t get it and think people have “bad” periods because they are whinny or being unrealistic.
I’m about as far as one can get from today’s ‘feminism’, heck, some days I’m not sure if i’d march for sufferage if I lived back in the day. But when I was in high school and college aged my periods were so bad I couldn’t understand why woman didn’t stay pregnant all the time just to avoid their periods. I’ve had 2 pregnancies and 2 natural births, in neither did the contractions get anywhere near as painful as my period cramps before pregnancy. I bled so heavily I got anemic every month.
Thankfully your periods tend to change after a pregnancy and my periods, while still extremely heavy, are no longer crippling. But I would have done a great deal to have only 1 period a year during my pre-pregnancy years.
I am adamently pro-life and would not (then or now) consider the Pill (both for side-effect reasons and abortion reasons) but boy did those seasonel ads make me wish for a safe alternative to a monthly period!
Well if anyone has it that bad they should get it checked out. There are ways other than the pill to curb the side affects of a bad period.
Amber Currie, I had it checked out, for years. Other than offers of the Pill I finally was perscribed pain killers in senior year of high school. They made the pain bearable, but obviously didn’t help the blood loss. I knew 2 more girls in my high school and 1 friend of my cousin who was a few years older than I who had similiar problems. The only thing they were offered was the Pill, narcotics, or NSAID pain meds. One poor girl I knew in high school had been on the Pill (and not sexually active) since she started her (incredibly painful and heavy period) at 11. Even after adding script pain meds on top of the hormonal contraceptives she still was all but debilitated 3 days a month.
Those are some extreme cases, whats in the water where you live? haha well i hope things are better now!!
Amber, well mine and the girl on BC since 11 were logically caused in part by using a steroidal inhaler, although certainly no doctor would ever admit that as a possibility! They insisted that a steriod inhaler could not possibly release enough steriods into your general bloodstream to affect your period, despite evidence to the contrary.
Mine has gotten better since pregnancy, no more bad cramps, but I still lose enough blood to be problematic (about 5 times average, which is half of what it was in high school!)
Jespren, I know what you mean, and I definitely feel your pain. I use tampons AND overnight pads, and have to change them constantly. Part of the reason I agreed to have my tubes tied in the first place was so I could have an endometrial ablation, although I’m glad my OB/GYN at the time wouldn’t let me and only suggested I take the pill (which I can’t take, because female hormones make me sick and crazy, as I found out when I was pregnant with my daughter). At least now I can get a reversal and hopefully my fiance and I can look forward to our own biological children in a couple years. :)
But, if you’re done having children, and wouldn’t mind getting sterilized along with your significant other, you should look into it. My ex-mom-in-law had it done after she had her last child and got fixed, and she said for the first few years she didn’t have a period at all, and even now they’re only VERY light for a few days, tops.
Xalisae, unfortunately my genetic condition contra-indicates all non-necessary surgeries. They don’t even want to do surgery to fix the entraped nerves on my elbows, nor will they fuse my neck to fix the extreme laxity in my C1 vertebra, which causes chronic severe pain. So no tubal for me.
As for tampons and overnight pads…get a menstrul cup! I’m serious, it is *THE* most awesome female product ever! It holds securely without leaking a whole oz, which is the average flow for a whole period (it’s also why I finally know exactly *how* much heavier than average my flow is. I always knew it was heavy but didn’t really realize I was bleeding *that* much until I s. It’s intended to only need to be changed 2x a day, if you have a really started using a menstrual cup.) If you have a heavy flow obviously you’ll need to change it more frequently, but it is SO superior to a tampon or pad. I never knew they existed until after my last pregnancy but as soon as I started menstruating again I bought one. I will never use a tampon or pad again! And, as ‘taboo’ as periods are I’ve decided to let others know about it as I have the opertunity, it has made that much of a difference in how I view and deal with my period. Here is the link to the one I use. Seriously, check it out. http://Www.divacup.com.
Let’s praise God that medicine is getting better every day! Though there are still many problems – with time and prayer, it’ll get better and better!
Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.
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