What it feels like for a girl…

Today was my first day back at work after a wonderful whirlwind 5-day vacation across central and northeastern Oregon. Of course, coming back is never easy but I had some interesting projects to look forward to. Sadly, it took forever to finally get started. First my computer had a complete meltdown so that my boss had to reinstalling my system and then I found that my fonts had gone awol, too. Ugh. It was almost noon by the time I was finally organized and rolling enough to step away to the bathroom. That’s when I noticed the spots.

You’d think by now, after menstruating for over half my life, that I would have the whole monthly situation down to a science. Not so. In fact, in the bathroom today I realized I might as well be thirteen again because I was confronted by two noticeable blood stains soaked right through my jeans. Great. This was definitely a moment I was grateful to have a desk job. Not having much choice, I spent the rest of the afternoon with my cubicle sweater wrapped around my waist. So embarrassing.

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1 Response to “What it feels like for a girl…”


  1. 1 Anne June 21, 2007 at 9:48 am

    that’s too funny. i mean, it’s not really funny, but you know what? the exact same thing happened to me the day before you got back. thank goodness for dark fabric on the chairs….


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