Issue 1: I am very obese (size 28-30 pants) and while I have no trouble cleaning myself or inserting tampons, I am having a very hard time getting this Diva Cup in. Does anyone have suggestions?
Issue 2: I think I have a small vaginal opening. I don't know. I'm not a virgin, but I'm not sexually active - in fact, I haven't been with another person in over a year, maybe closer to two. I have toys that I occasionally use, but even that's been a while.
So. I think I'm about to start my period (maybe today, maybe tomorrow) so I'm practicing with the Diva Cup. I got the small size, even though I'm over 30, because of issue 2 above. But I'm having one HELL of a time getting that bastard in.
I *think* I have it in now, but the instructions say to turn it a full rotation after it's in, and it wouldn't turn. Also, when I put my pants back on, it felt like I had an air bubble in there or something. It doesn't hurt, so there's that, and I can't really feel it unless I shift around and concentrate on trying to feel it.
Does this sound familiar to anyone? Is there any way to know if I have it in right, or do I just need to wait and try it with a pad after I actually start and see if it leaks? Any other suggestions?