March 10th, 2012

cup convert :)

Hello community,

First and foremost, I'd like to thank everyone for making this such a wonderful and informative group.  Everything I have learned is a result of the time and effort people put forth in their comments and posts.  :)  

Recently, I made the switch from disposables to cups [and other reusables].  Here is my experience:

SOME QUICK STATS:  5'3", athletic build, physically active, sexually active, usually medium to high cervix [this was to my surprise], medium flow, student, entering my 30's, no children

REASON:  Environmental, health, and personal reasons.
I try in any way that I can to reduce waste.  Also, I'm convinced that the fibers left behind from tampons can't be good for your body.  I know people will argue that 'women have used tampons for years without problems, so why worry?' but it concerns me.  Some topics, especially regarding women's health, are considered taboo but could use much more research.  This may be TMI so quit reading now:  

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