I don't even need to look at my calendar to know my period is coming soon - the thought of doing anything other than remain curled up on my couch under a mountain of blankets I'm like The boobs beforehand are nice. Really nice. I'm not even dating anyone to appreciate them, I'm just happy to sit alone admiring and feeling those round beauties. The taking forever to poop is not nice.4 participating Transcript: Unless you physically see me opening a pad, don't just assume that because I'm angry, I'm on my period, because that is just annoying, and tonight, when you're sleeping, I will "just assume" you're dead and bury you in the back yard.4 participating Interesting story! I know I certainly reduced my spending on tampons etc vastly once I started on birth control. I only have a very light period every three months or so, which certainly doesn't need as many tampons per day as before I started the pill. AND I DO.6 participating Day one and I've been all over the salt and some sugar. Mostly olives and ramen. Some ginger snaps, for a lack of chocolate in the house. Halfway through the bleed I crave iron so I get/cook chicken livers and hearts. What are your period foods? Image borrowed from Gemma Correll's beautiful Instagram feed. I laughed so hard. Of course I would catch a flu, and be run down with my ongoing health issues, AND get my period all on the same day. (curls up and cries) Can I get a do over?