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‘Period’ is no longer a dirty word. Share an empowering, funny or emotional #PeriodPride story that gets you all choked up!
Chums. Auntie Flo. Those days.
The times when menstruation and periods were something to be spoken of in hushed voices will soon be over. Today, women around the world are coming to know that periods are nothing to be ashamed of!
That’s why, Women’s Web and the Maya App want to listen to your #PeriodPride stories. The Maya App helps women track their menstrual health, an important indicator of overall health, and use the info to take charge of contraception and conception – as they wish.
Do you have a story about learning to love yourself and your body during periods? Do you have a self-care regimen that works for you? Do you have a funny PMS story? Tell it all!
Step 1: Write a blog post on your blog on the theme, #PeriodPride. You can share a personal story, talk about a friend’s experience, or just talk about anything to do with periods.
Step 2: Make sure to add this paragraph to your post:
“This blogathon is supported by the Maya App, used by 6.5 million women worldwide to take charge of their periods and health.”
Step 3: Submit a link to your blogpost in the comments section below with your name.
And…you are done! (Use the hashtag #PeriodPride and tag @MayaTheApp when you post on social media.
Here are the fun prizes courtesy the Maya App.
Submit your blogpost link in the comments below or send it via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject #PeriodPride latest by November 1st, 12 AM (Midnight).
The Maya App helps women track their cycles, related symptoms, weight, temperature and other vital health parameters. The app relies on the user’s historical data to give insights like the predicted start date of the next cycle, possible symptoms one might experience, predictions about fertility and also educates the user with relevant tips.
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A first period tale : #PeriodPride @ https://vasu-smaran.blogspot.in/2016/10/a-first-period-tale-periodpride.html
Thank you for sharing! A pleasure hearing from you.
Here is my entry for the blogathon: https://paneerandpulao.wordpress.com/2016/10/21/of-red-hormones-and-girl-things-you-shouldnt-discuss/
Thank you for participating and sharing your thoughts, Deboshree!
My entry for the blogathon:
Good to hear from you, Sadhuvi!
Dear Fellow Blogger,
The only sentence that bothered me in this whole article is this:
“I still feel ashamed that I didn’t know anything about menstruation earlier and changes that happen in my body due to that..”
You shouldn’t be ashamed, the society around you should be for treating this biological function as taboo.
This is how shame works , this is how long the damage lasts , sometime a lifetime, however the fact that you have now documented it here shows that you have finally used your voice against it, that’s a good beginning.
Here’s my entry 🙂 http://nandinispeaks.blogspot.com/2016/10/celebrate-periodpride-with-maya-app.html
Thank you for participating, Nandini!
Here is my entry
Thank you for participating, Ekta!
I agree treating it like just another day is important and its also important to voice if there is any pain/discomfort related to it, basically treating it like any other normal body function.
My entry for #PeriodPride. http://turbeaulent-times.blogspot.ca/2016/10/crummy-cramps.html
Thanks, Rummana, noted!
It felt really good writing about #PeriodPride. Here is my entry https://icecandy16blog.wordpress.com/2016/10/25/period-let-it-be-periodpride/
Thank you, Anita! Good to hear from you.
My second entry for #PeriodPride –
My 1st entry #PeriodPride
Please find my first entry for the #PeriodPride blogathon organized by Women’s Web and The Maya App.
Please find my second entry for the #PeriodPride blogathon organized by Women’s Web and The Maya App.
Sorry for the mistake, please ignore the above link and consider this as my second entry for the #PeriodPride blogathon organized by Women’s Web and The Maya App.
Please find the entry for #PeriodPride
My entry http://www.varmaila.com/2016/11/period-pride.html
Sorry, I am rather late in the day but i still felt it necessary to post my story. https://bluemoonatnoon.wordpress.com/2016/11/06/periods-are-not-a-punishment-for-reading-sidney-sheldon-on-the-sly/
Any idea when the results might be coming?
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