I have always had horrific cramps. As in, I decided as a 14-year-old that I was never having children because I couldn’t imagine labor being more painful. One time a few years ago, my roommate came home to find me writhing white-faced in agony on my bed and asked if she should take me to the hospital.
Nope, thanks. Just cramping.
It was debilitating and anxiety-inducing. Besides the physical agony, it was embarrassing as hell. You can’t hide that level of pain, and people are inquisitive. So several days a month, being in public got awkward.
I was in just such a predicament one month.Read More