Have Diva Cup, will travel? (Guest Post)

Fit Is a Feminist Issue

Have we blogged about periods? I feel like someone must have…Sam?

(Editor’s note: No. We haven’t. We’ve blogged a bit about menopause. See here and here. But not menstruation. That’s because we’re older than you!–Sam and Tracy)

This is making me yearn for menopause! Anyway, as I’m running, swimming and cycling for longer periods of time I’m noticing the advantages of using a Diva Cup to manage the fluid dynamics of an ever unpredictable period. The great thing is, even during longer races or workouts, I don’t need to bring extra supplies, just empty that cup into to johnny-on-the-spot, wash my hands and away I go. Going away for a weekend to run a race, have Diva Cup, will travel!

I’ve also recently become a fan of Lunapanties with their extra absorbent gusset. I’ve had random bladder incontinence walking into work and I can never tell when that will…

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  1. Side note, there are lots of brands of menstrual cups, where you live determines what’s available. Brands I’m aware of are Keeper, Lunette, Mooncup but I’m sure checking with your local health food store, women’s bookstore or food co-op will yield plenty of options.

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