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« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2005 11:42:52 AM »

God bless tampons  Lips sealed
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« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2005 10:45:14 PM »

God bless tampons Lips sealed

here here!  Cheesy

one question though. this might be a bit crass of me, what in the world do you do with them when you need a change and aren't at homw? like...stick them in your purse for safekeeping or something (not an idea I'm a big fan of). I'm considering making my own, but I don't have the schedule to stay at home whenever the painters come calling...
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« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2005 11:07:40 PM »

A question for anyone, I'm wondering if anyone has tried making these cloth pads scented with dried rosemary or lavender for in between the menstral cycle, or for those of us who are happily on the other side of the road now!! LOL (I stopped very young!) They would be sort of a cloth panty liner, probably much more snuggly than the tiny patch of cotton in most undies!
Any thoughts??
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« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2005 07:17:39 PM »

God bless tampons Lips sealed

here here!  Cheesy

one question though. this might be a bit crass of me, what in the world do you do with them when you need a change and aren't at homw? like...stick them in your purse for safekeeping or something (not an idea I'm a big fan of). I'm considering making my own, but I don't have the schedule to stay at home whenever the painters come calling...

Well, I keep a ziploc bag in my purse, and it works well - no air, no blood smell - as long as you remember to take them out and soak them when you get home.   Hell, I've even wrapped them in paper towels.  I guess I don't think there's anything shameful about a period - and one of the many reasons I switched to cloth is because I hate how our american society behaves as if a period is shameful and something to hide.  I'm not going to go around telling people, "I have my period, look at the blood!" or anything.  But I also refuse to feel embarrassed or disgusted by that blood more than any other blood that comes out of my body.  So if someone happens to catch a glimpse of my ziploc baggie and bloody pad and they are offended or grossed out - well, no one is making them offended but themself.  *shrug*

As you can tell, it's something I feel pretty strongly about... Wink

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A question for anyone, I'm wondering if anyone has tried making these cloth pads scented with dried rosemary or lavender for in between the menstral cycle, or for those of us who are happily on the other side of the road now!! LOL (I stopped very young!) They would be sort of a cloth panty liner, probably much more snuggly than the tiny patch of cotton in most undies!
Any thoughts??

I tend to shy away from scented anything (even essential oils) around my delicate bits.  But snuggly is always good!  Wink
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« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2005 08:35:52 PM »

I think your recycled pads are fabulous! The quilting pattern seems to be almost the same as real female genitalia which makes me giggle.


glad i wasnt the only one giggling...
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« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2005 02:59:01 AM »

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Well, I keep a ziploc bag in my purse, and it works well - no air, no blood smell - as long as you remember to take them out and soak them when you get home.   Hell, I've even wrapped them in paper towels.  I guess I don't think there's anything shameful about a period - and one of the many reasons I switched to cloth is because I hate how our american society behaves as if a period is shameful and something to hide.  I'm not going to go around telling people, "I have my period, look at the blood!" or anything.  But I also refuse to feel embarrassed or disgusted by that blood more than any other blood that comes out of my body.  So if someone happens to catch a glimpse of my ziploc baggie and bloody pad and they are offended or grossed out - well, no one is making them offended but themself.  *shrug*

As you can tell, it's something I feel pretty strongly about... Wink


exactamundo!  well said, and i too found the pattern of your pads amusing, intentional or not (^_^)
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« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2005 02:01:36 PM »

okay...I think i'm actually gonna try to make some...I've got 2 days....I'm also nervous about the not being home part but I think you're right, cyclamen. I think I'll make a little fabric bag to put my plastic bag in...
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« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2005 09:59:57 PM »

okay...I think i'm actually gonna try to make some...I've got 2 days....I'm also nervous about the not being home part but I think you're right, cyclamen. I think I'll make a little fabric bag to put my plastic bag in...

Hey, that's a really good idea, I never thought of doing that.... Hmmm....
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