I can't find my words to express how happy I am right now! It's the first time I have used the Mooncup. I opted for a size A and B - I am 31 and gave birth 10 months ago via a C-section. I know, I should have started with the A , but I said: why not the B?
the first two days were perfect - but then again it was the light period of my period. In the third and fourth day I had the chance to understand that "low" means "low". It was quite odd for me , a FORMER ;) heavy user of OBs and Tampax and other internal tampons. I could not understand what LOW really meant. I trimmed the stem by half and , really, I can remove it entirely! Low means low, I can still grab it (yes, I have long fingers, but they do not need to be that long :-). and if we place it too high, a little bit of exercise to push it down is beneficial for the muscles.
SO, now that I have mastered the art of placing the mooncup where it should be (it's really strange in the beginning, even after reading the manual and looking at the pictures, I still felt like it should be up - lucky me, the leakage taught me otherwise), I am 100% happy! Not a single cramp these days, but I cannot say for sure that it's because of hte cup or not, I do not understand what's the connection between the two. I definitely felt lighter and full of energy. Of course, staying at home with my daughter was helpful - all the changing and cleaning was done at home, plenty of hot water and soap and fresh towels :D. But, God, why haven't I heard about this MIRACLE years ago? Why was I using those creepy internal tampons or the external pads, always worrying about leakage, spots, thrush, itchiness? I even went to my usual pilates hours and felt great (even though for a moment or two I thought I felt the blood going back up because of my position :)) ). Not to mention the respect we show Mother Earth by not buying disposable tampons.
If I had the money, I would buy such a gift to all my friends! some of the smartest investments in my whole life! I will keep the other A cup for travelling, just in case I get stuck somewhere and I have no clean water to wash the B cup. And, you know, for the first time in my life I was looking forward to have my period and test the cup :). Good job in connecting us with our Feminine side ! Thanks Mooncup!
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