menarche

My Favorite Time of the Month. Period.

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Ever since my tweenage years, I’ve been thrilled to get my period each month.

I waited for what felt like ages for my ticket into the elusive cult of womanhood* and listened jealously to my post-menarche friends lamenting over their monthly blues.

When it finally showed up unannounced one afternoon, I was ecstatic. (more…)