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21 February 2015 @ 09:32 pm
I have the regular Lilycup and noticed there are no holes to help release the suction. I had a hard time removing the cup when I used it last because I had a hard time releasing the suction. I have a small-hole puncher that I could use but wondered if anyone had ever tried punching holes into the Lilycup with good results. I know there are other ways to release the suction without holes, but I want to make the process as easy as possible for me.
 
..::bella vita::..por_que_no on February 22nd, 2015 02:17 pm (UTC)
Someone awhile ago did exactly that with their Lily. Can't hurt. The user said she could still use it just fine.
trejoytrejoy on February 24th, 2015 10:28 pm (UTC)
There's a listing in mc_sales (http://mc-sales.livejournal.com/231552.html) for a Lily with holes punched in it.
mondabomb on March 4th, 2015 06:42 pm (UTC)
Just want to check and see if you added holes i was thinking about doing the same since, I get a massive amount of suction/pressure and I have trouble letting air in the cup. I think holes might help but I want to check and see if you were successful before I give it ago. Thanks
mcupuser on March 6th, 2015 11:27 pm (UTC)
holes
I punched 4 tiny holes in them and I see no difference. In fact, they make a lot of noise now when I try to remove the cup.
mcupuser on March 6th, 2015 11:30 pm (UTC)
Fed Up
I am just so fed up with menstrual cups. I tried punching holes and they did not help. This is now my third cycle trying out menstrual cups and the suction still hurts. I have no idea how you can stick 3 fingers in there to do a punch fold so that I can remove it. 2 fingers, a thumb, and a menstrual cup in my vagina? I don't see that happening. I've tried and it's painful.
mcupuser on March 9th, 2015 05:09 pm (UTC)
Works great now
Happy to report that I've been having great results with the cup these past few days. I was about to give up but found out a trick that might help others. When I fold the cup when I'm trying to remove it out of me, I use my thumb instead of my index finger to create the indent to fold. My thumb doesn't even have to go inside of me because I pull it out as far as I can first and then use my thumb. Hope this helps others.