Welcome to the twenty-fourth installment of Open Book. If it’s your first time here, click here for a little background.
This entry in my blog will address menstruation, blood, pads, tampons, cramps, and related uterine topics. If the thought of broaching such material makes you uncomfortable, kindly get over yourself (#SorryNotSorry; #EndPeriodStigma) and read on.
Welcome to the fourth installment of Open Book. If it’s your first visit, click here for a little background.
This post is all about expectations, and it starts with one of my favorite diary entries, from October 6, 2003, when I was in seventh grade. People like to deal in extremes and superlatives these days (“This the best summer ever!” or “It was literally the slowest Dunkin Donuts on the planet“) but I really mean it when I say this is one of the funniest things I’ve ever written.