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Have a Happy Period

January 26th, 2011 by Elizabeth Kissling

In the spirit of Ms. magazine’s long-standing “No Comment” feature, I share without comment this e-card forwarded to me by a student:


6 responses to “Have a Happy Period”

  1. Virginia says:


    So many thoughts… where even to begin? I think my favorite part is the cheesy script font and odd spacing. So patronizing, so reminiscent of those icky faux-uplifting “forward to ten of your friends :) :)” emails that I’m always getting from random aunts who just discovered the internet.

  2. Elizabeth Kissling says:

    Ha! Virginia, are we related? I think we have the same aunties . . .

  3. Maman A Droit says:

    Oh dear. Makes me embarassed to use Always pads.

  4. Ari says:

    Make your own pads! Or buy them online! I’ve used gladrags for years and I can’t be more glad to never by always again and never contribute to landfill waste because of my period!

  5. Jaleesa says:

    This is the time to be every stereotype of a menstruating woman that you can possibly be.

    Have a happy period! 😉

  6. Laura Wershler says:

    I don’t feel like crying, I feel like screaming: #$$^&%!! And I don’t even have periods anymore.

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