(Closed) This freaking sucks! ‘Aunt Flo’ is trying to kill me!

posted 7 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Does it ever get better?
    Yes, but in the mean time invest in some midol : (3 votes)
    23 %
    No, being a female effing suck : (4 votes)
    31 %
    Not sure yet, wanna share your donuts with me? : (6 votes)
    46 %
  • Post # 3
    7587 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I also got depressed when I went off. I posted about it and all of the lovely ladies told me all of these things would stop. They did after about 3 months or so. Except for the eating donuts part 🙂

    Post # 4
    5106 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @MandaMack:YES. Totally normal, at least for me. The whole reason I went on BC in the first place was to regulate my monstrous periods and cramps. I’m back on BC now, and things seem to have calmed, but I still want to eat everything within a five mile radius.

    Post # 5
    11068 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @MandaMack: Really? I didn’t know you had to go through a heavy one when you stop having BC. Hope it gets better, put your feet up on the sofa and watch a film – while eating chocolate.

    Post # 6
    1227 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Ugh, I am so dreading this if/when I ever go of BC. I hope it gets better soon for you!

    Post # 7
    691 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I have heard from my mom and Future Mother-In-Law that it gets better after pregnancy. I’m hoping that happens because I’ve been on BC for 11 years because of the horrific cramps I get!!

    Post # 8
    2018 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    LOL. It DOES kinda suck to be a girl. I’ve had an IUD forever and some periods are easy-peasy and sometimes it’s mega-Midol and donuts. Sitting here due for a visit myself and for some reason I had the worst pre-period breakout. Pizza face supreme. And yesterday I noticed that I was bloated to the size of a four-month pregnancy. Ugh! Staying home with ice cream today:)

    Post # 9
    2195 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    at least you got your period! A few summers ago I went off BC and didnt’ get my period for THREE MONTHS. I took SIX pregnancy tests and refused to have sex. I was really fun…


    It’ll get better…try to get some exercise, it actually makes cramps better (even just a walk!) and eat some good fats (avocado, natural peanut butter), they make me feel better when I’m super crampy. Ugh, it’s noooo fun 🙁

    Post # 10
    7777 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Yep. My first few after I got off BC were horrendous. It’s the hormones leveling back out. They get better eventually.

    Post # 11
    1177 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I gained 15 lbs when I went off birth control for a month. Ick.

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