Tag: PMS


Menstrual Myths in Movies

Raise your hand if you’re guilty of yelling “Noooope!” at your TV screen. Aha – I’m not alone! It feels like the more we know about something, the more erroneous facts and contradictory beliefs seem to jump out at us when we’re trying to sit back and be entertained. I’m sure that by now you’ve…Read more

Period Cravings: All The Best Mac & Cheese

Macaroni & cheese is a strong contender for the ultimate comfort dish, if you’re dairy-inclined and have a need for pasta. I can usually pass by the chocolate aisle when I’m driven by my monthly craving monster, but the promise of melted, golden cheese is enough for me to cancel all appointments left in the…Read more

Period Cravings: Pecan & Chevre Grape Bites Recipe

In the week leading up to my period, I’m plagued with some serious PMS cravings for both cheesy and sweet treats. While pizza and ice cream can definitely satisfy this urge, ordering delivery usually leaves me feeling bloated and kind of icky. On the other hand, this recipe (if you can even call it that, it’s SO simple)…Read more

Period Cravings: No Bake Almond Joy Bites

My biggest period cravings hit me about 5 days before the floodgates open, and then I MUST eat all the things. I want something that’s a little bit sweet but won’t make my teeth hurt, I want my snack to be accessible and easy, and something that I can have as little or as much…Read more

Period Cravings: Everybody’s Favorite Brownies

During my period, my main craving is for savory things. Specifically, savory things that I don’t have to make myself. Pizza delivery? Yes please! Burger and fries from a drive-through? Hand ‘em over! However, when it comes to sweet stuff, I like to be more hands-on. I find it soothing to stir melting chocolate and…Read more

Share your #TruePeriodSelfie

Periods aren’t usually picturesque and pristine, despite what ads might show you. So we’re ready to show our ‪#‎trueperiodselfie‬ and let the honesty flow. Join us in showing the world what someone on their period looks like, whether you’re rocking your comfiest sweatpants, using your hormones to fuel an epic workout, or riding a horse on…Read more

5 Yoga Poses for Menstrual Health

A few weeks ago GladRags hosted a free yoga class in the park with the help of Linnea Solveig and The Bhaktishop Yoga Center. Linnea led us in a sweet alignment flow focused on improving the experience of menstruation by opening our hips and honoring our cycles. It was pretty amazing, not least because throughout our…Read more

7 Natural PMS Remedies

For some people, that time of the month can mean cramps, headaches, and mood swings. But medications aren’t the only solutions to your shark week woes! Here are our favorite natural PMS remedies. 1. Drink herbal tea. There are even some companies that make teas specifically for that time of the month! Otherwise, just a relaxing…Read more

10 Ways to Soothe Menstrual Cramps

We polled our Facebook followers to find out their favorite tricks for beating the PMS blues. Here are our top ten picks from their suggestions to keep your period from cramping your style. 1. A naturopath told me to take extra magnesium (a large amount is in very dark chocolate!) 2. Rub lavender essential oil on…Read more

4 Reasons I’m Grateful for my Period

I originally titled this post “4 Reasons I Like my Period” but then realized that “like” is not exactly the right word in this situation. Do I really like the feeling of the mild cramps signaling my upcoming period? Do I like the deeper, more raw emotions I’ll inevitably experience each month? Not really, but I’m…Read more