Saráh (whimaway) wrote in menstrual_cups,

Successfully mastered insteads and wrote a wiki how-to article

I used an instead softcup for the first time on my last period, and just wanted to share that I had a very positive experience. Insertion went well, and it never leaked, even during sex. Success! :) Removal was pretty dang messy, but for clean period sex, who cares? (I definitely wouldn't want to change it in a public bathroom through. Blood all over my hands lol.) I used one cup for my whole period and then threw it away--how long y'all generally reuse these out of curiosity?

I wrote a wikiHow article on how to use these. Please feel free to read and critique. (If you are so inclined you can edit it yourself too.) Also thanks to Melissa for making an awesome video that I embedded in the article. :)
How to Use an Instead Softcup

Also I'm trying to come up with all the reasons that a cup could leak and put them in the tips of my article about using reusable menstrual cups:
Troubleshooting for Leaks

Can anyone think of any more reasons?

P.S. I made a lil instead icon:
Tags: icons, instead, links, papers/articles/pamphlets, sexual activity, success stories
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