THINX Period-proof underwear

In 2018, I tried my first pair of ‘period proof underwear’. I have no idea where I heard about period underwear. It seemed a little odd to wear what’s essentially a period nappy all day, but somehow I was convinced to buy a pair of THINX’s ‘period-proof underwear that works’. Was I concerned that they might […]


Talking about periods

I’m asked often by friends if I can please not bring up periods within the first few minutes of being introduced to someone new. I think it is important to talk about periods, to share advice and stories about puberty, blood, leaking, cramps and period poops, so within a few minutes of meeting someone, I’m […]