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Periods / Claire Blackmore

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Kerri, Photographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so. Each week a member of our very own #PPSquad will be sharing her period stories with you. Read, comment, share your own. Every story is welcome here.

This week’s period talk is from Kerri, our lovely photographer.

What’s your period craving?

“Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, CHOCOLATE! I get really weak and tired so chocolate helps me feel a bit better. In fact, I love anything fatty – I like having an excuse to eat crap – but then, classic, I feel guilty after it’s finished and try to eat healthy again…”

I know my period is coming when…

“I’m feeling fine then randomly a rush of anger, moodiness or sadness comes over me. I get really bloated and feel very tired and weak, then comes the pain.”

Tell us about your first period…

“I was very young – the start of year 6. I was on the toilet, thank God. I looked down and saw blood, I thought there was something wrong with me (thankfully I later discover it was my period!)”

Tell us a period cringe (we’ve all got one, hey)

“There are too many! I guess one of the funniest was when I went to the cinema to watch a horror movie with two my of friends. I sat right back in the chair and put my feet up, then I stood up and both of my friends were laughing – I had leaked so bad in my light coloured jeans! My friend’s mum had to pick us up from the cinema and I had to wrap my cardigan around my waist…”

Your favourite thing to do when you have your period is…

“Lay on the sofa with a hot water bottle and get my boyfriend to feel sorry for me. Also, eating crap and watching crap. Sometimes the pain is too much, it’s the only thing I can do. Although the thing that helps me the most is doing my kickboxing class. It reduces the pain so much, it’s just getting there that’s the problem!”

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