The first cycle was pretty rough. I had a hard time getting it in, couldn't seem to get it out without a lot of pain and was just frustrated.
Fast forward a month. I'm almost through with my period (second cycle) and I could not be happier. This month has been great with absolutely no problems. I honestly don't know why anyone uses pads...the cup seems so much more intuitive! For the first time I feel like I'm actually paying attention to my body and my cycle, as opposed to sticking some cotton up there and hoping I don't soil my sheets.
Thank you so much to everyone here! Hooray for cups!!!!