Tag: first time


XO Flo: the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth

Here’s a half-truth: the internet is a great place to get CONSISTENTLY ACCURATE information about menstrual cups. Okay, now here’s the whole truth: the internet is a place where you can find a lot of information about menstrual cups, but it’s also a place where you’ll find myths, exaggerations, horror stories, and false or partly…Read more

Zen and the Art of Menstrual Cups

We’ve met many happy menstrual cup converts, but we also talk to a lot of hesitant folks. If you’re one of them, it might be that you’re procrastinating buying an XO Flo, or maybe you already have one but it just hasn’t made it out of the box yet. Whatever the situation, it sounds like…Read more

How Many Cloth Pads Do I Need?

So you’ve made the decision to switch to reusables. Fantastic! Most likely you’ve read about how to choose the pads you’ll need, and maybe you’ve even got a cute pattern wishlist, but you’re still confused about one important┬áthing: how many pads do you actually need? The answer will differ depending on a few factors, such…Read more

My First Period All Over Again…

On one of the first Fridays after starting my internship, I was working at the GladRags HQ when I started my period. It came as a surprise because I hadn’t had a period in about six months because of the birth control I was using. The timing could not have been better because I was…Read more