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I Remember My First Period

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    I Was Five Years Old

    Then, I learned about exclamation points!!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Spanish And Hospital. >.

    Okay, so where to begin? i was in 7th grade and i had just came out of the hospital a couple weeks before, also i had just got off crutches days before. I was still leaving class a couple minutes early with a friend to avoid the crouds. I really needed to pee so i went to the...
    prettylittletruth prettylittletruth 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Age 14. I was a bit of a late developer,

    most of my friends had already got their periods by this time and I used to get quite upset about wanting mine too. I remember my best friend getting hers just one month before me, and feeling envious, then a few weeks later it was my turn. I had a funny feeling in my stomach...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I've neaver had one ,

    I'm 16 is that bad
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm Having My First Period

    I got my period on July 22, 2012. I was happy when I started because I had been waiting to get mine for about 3 and a half years now. A few of my friends got theirs when we were in 6th grade. Now, my best friend got her's when were in 7th and that made me happy for her, but kind...
    maddy1997 maddy1997 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    It was in the summer of 5th grade,

    I was going to be in 6th grade. One day, I was sitting down in the living room on the desktop playing on the computer. If I remember correctly I was playing a game. Before I say anything else, I really wanted to start my period because I felt like a women if I did and plus all...
    brianag96 brianag96 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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    It was about 16 days

    after I moved from Ireland to England and I was in my mum's friends house (she had only 3 boys, 1 older than me, 1 the same age as me, and 1 about 5 years younger than me). It was the day before I was meant to start Secondary school in London (the same school as the boy the same...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 16-17, F Oct 18, 2014

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    I was nearly 12 years old,

    I was reading Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, sitting on my bed, reading out loud, felt something flowing and hello period.
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Sickness And Cruel Teachers

    All throughout middle school, I had the worst periods ever. But the first one was by far the worst in my opinion. I was in sixth grade and I was sitting in homeroom. The teacher I had for homeroom was mean to everyone and very strict, but especially me. So mean that my desk was...
    lilduck43 lilduck43 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    it was horrible, even worse ,

    it was at the airport
    xXNeverGoodEnoughXx xXNeverGoodEnoughXx 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My First Period

    I remember it like it was yesterday.What a bloody hell it was ! Well,this is trolling....I will try not to
    SaintMaj SaintMaj 36-40, M 4 Responses May 18, 2012

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    I remember I was 12 and I went to use the

    bathroom in the middle of math class and I saw some blood in my underwear so I went oy the office and called my mom to come pick me up. I was do scared!!
    Maggie2244 Maggie2244 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Holy Period

    I remember it very well.( I couldn't forget it). (sixth grade)I was in my man teacher's class and ask if I could go to the bathroom. My tummy has been killing me all day and I thought I was sick. So I sat down and try to go.I went pee instead.I wipe and found bloodon the paper.It...
    mermaidmelodysarah mermaidmelodysarah 26-30 5 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I was 12 and a bit. I went to the toilet one

    night and there was a massive drip of blood pouring into the toilet bowel. I wiped and got rid of it all while trying not to gag. I passed it off trying to tell myself it wasnt my period. My denial didn't last long as the next morning I got up, caught the bus, went to school...
    Claudine03 Claudine03 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    My first period was far less bad

    than I had expected. March 2014: I had been expecting my period for a long time, and one day I felt a pain in my lower back. It felt like I had been standing for a LONG time. It didn't cross my mind that this could be my period starting. When I went to the bathroom, I noticed...
    Sweet2002 Sweet2002 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I remember when I started my first period.

    It was September 8th, 2009. I was 12 years old at the time, about to turn 13 on October 16th. It was a Monday, the first day of 7th grade. I was so nervous and couldn't really sleep the night before due to my mind being distracted from everything. I went to school early in the...
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Really Funny Story I remember my first period

    like it happened yesterday. I was 11 and still in primary school. It was nighttime and, at first, I didn't feel anything different, except that for some reason there was this odd tingly sensation 'down there'. And I really had to go to the bathroom. So I went and used the toilet...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Late Bloomer

    I was 13 and 5 months old and all but two of my friends had gotten their periods. I had pretended to get mine for 2 years. The day I actually got it was November 21. I had just gotten home from Wednesday night church with my best friend, and my dad and brother were home with me...
    PeaceChild PeaceChild 16-17, F 11 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    My First Period, I Think That I Was 11, Maybe 12? Wan't Bad At All

    I'm not sure I can pinpoint my age but I remember my first period which was soon thereafter followed by my first comma and my first exclamation point. Personally I didn't really find it to be a bad experience. In hind sight I think that I kind of liked it. It saddens me that so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    So I got it right before I went to school

    and for some reason(I was younger of course) I thought that there was something that died inside of me! So basically I thought I was going to die LOL
    Navysweetheartxo Navysweetheartxo 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    Health Class Didn't Mention This!

    It was the eighth grade. I was a chubby, awkward thing in all my thirteen year old essence. My best friend and I had started to drift apart because she was becoming popular. Meanwhile, nobody really wanted to hang out with the pizza faced quiet girl. And I didn't feel much like...
    itsmesally itsmesally 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    Hated It

    I hated first period. First thing in the morning, barely awake and it was history with a REALLY boring teacher that just droned and--- Wait were not talking about first period in school are we. So sorry never mind. I'll just be leaving now.
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    I actually had it today I'm pretty much

    freaking out :( I have no clue what to do I don't want to tell my mum!! And I'm about to go to bed Tomorrow is Easter! So I'll have to wear a dress and I'm scared bad How should I tell her I know there must be some teens on here that remembered how they told there moms
    confusegirl14 confusegirl14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Funny Drama

    Two days before I started my period my aunt took my 2 cousins & I to see a movie.  One of the cousins was a male born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  The next day I started to have severe stomach pains.  My mom immediately called my aunt to let her know ...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Umm..DAAADDD!!!?

    Hahaha. I was using the restroom one morning when I washing myself down there, I saw blood!!! Now, I knew about periods because I learned from school and from my mom. At this time, my mom was at work so it was just me & my dad at the house. LOL I remember he was eating his...
    AdviceFromLizzie AdviceFromLizzie 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    It came very early and kids laughed at me.

    My mom help me with all,I was lucky to have her there at that moment.All was very natural and she was proud of me,telling her best friend and everybody being happy.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F Oct 31, 2014

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    GIRLS Night Bby!

    Man oh man. I got my first period during the summer between 6th and 7th grade. My friends and I always talked about periods and we all were excited to get them. I was raised where getting your period was a joyous thing.  Anyway I was at home with my bff in my bedroom I went...
    Dutchess13 Dutchess13 22-25 17 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    456Emme 456Emme 13-15, F Jul 31

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    I was nine years old

    and unbeknownst to me, years of torture lay ahead. Heavy periods, terrible cramps, Endometriosis, Adenymosis, PCOS, Uterine Cysts, Scar tissue, hydrosalpinx, infertility, irregular cycles, hormone imbalance, weight issues, and a hysterectomy at age 35.
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    It was the summer before I started 7th grade

    so I was probably 13. I had went to the bathroom and I saw a brown spot in my underwear and I was curious of what it was so I wiped and i saw more brown stuff and I knew that it was my period so i called my mom in the bathroom and tell her i think i got my period and I show her...
    klm15 klm15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Well today I just got it idk

    if I wanna tell my mom or not and I don't even know who to tell first my mom ? Or aunt she's like my mom please help idk what to do
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    worst day ever! it was raining

    and went to school late .. UGH
    yossass yossass 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I was in school, I had no cramps,

    other symptoms. I needed to go to the bathroom to pee, saw my underwear and knew what'd happened. I'd bled through my jeans, I had to call mom. This was before cellphones, I was in Jr. High. I'm 34 now. I went to the office, asked to call mom, but they wouldn't let me unless I...
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    throughthelookingglassxx throughthelookingglassxx 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Oh my...I remember crying "Mom!

    !!! My childhood has slipped away forever!!!!!" And then I was deathly afraid to use the bathroom (which was very problematic). Thought my uterus was going to fall out.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    I was really excited

    for this family trip my family and I were planning to the UK and so we were all excited about it since it was our first time going to the UK and so I went to buy alot of cute clothes, dresses etc. for the trip and I bought Jewerly and I was thrilled for this trip and so the day...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 16-17, F Apr 11, 2014

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    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F Jul 15

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    It happened in 7th grade,

    June 13th at the age of 12. I was a bit of a average/late bloomer. Well, on that day I decided to dress cute and wear a skirt, which I never wore in the past for fear that if I get it, it would drip down my leg and everybody on Earth would notice. That didn't exactly happen...
    Erenjaegertitans Erenjaegertitans 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    confusegirl14 confusegirl14 13-15, F Apr 4

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    I was twelve years old

    when I became a woman. It was the second week of school. During lunch, I didn't feel so good. My best friend asked me what was wrong. I told her my stomach was hurting and I just put my head on the table. It was a weird pain I never felt before. I didn't want to eat. Later I was...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 31-35, F Oct 14, 2014

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    Yelp!

    Okay I was at school and we have two four grade teachers and one five grade teacher. So this happened in five grade. I was eating a cupcake and chatting about my cat. I felt my period and I stopped talking. "hey why are you so quiet?" Ms. C asked. "Um, um, um. . ." I said looking...
    MalenaPrincess MalenaPrincess 22-25, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I Almost Called 911

    I was 11 when I got mine. It was during Spring Break so nothing really embarrassing happened. I woke up one morning and needed to piddle. Looked down and saw a brown stain in my underwear. Wrote it off and went on with my day. I decided to change them and all of the sudden blood...
    NightElectric NightElectric 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Oh the Horror, the Horror.

    so there was always a wall between my parents and us kids (i have a younger brother), and a lower but still present one between my brother and i, as well. we never talked about anything of any kind of importance. my parents' efforts to begin doing so were too little too late...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 35 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    It was on a wednesday night we go a snow day

    from school(YAAYY!!!) then I noticed I was a little wet 'down there' so I went to the bathroom(I'm lactose intolerant and I ate 4 scoops of ice cream and a cup of milk) and saw my underwear was full of blood but I was wearing a pantiliner and my mom didnt know I wore them so I...
    Bratayley Bratayley 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8