I was asked how do I work on my period when my job requires some lifting, movement and a friendly attitude.

My first thought was TF? I do it like a freaking boss! I’m tough as hell!        

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Then I thought about it, it then prompted me to write this post. I love going to work and doing my job; however when mother nature visits; my job is no longer awesome it is the worst. Why?

  1. Cramps and Lifting pcs and printers do not mix.
  2. I can not be friendly while my uterus is attacking me
  3. Pulling out a hard drive? I rather pull out my reproductive system.

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Well here is how I deal with my period at work:

  • I Do Not Go – I opt for working remotely.

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  • I avoid lifting as much as possible.
  • Find a reliable pain killer or combo. When it comes down to it and you have to go in and work find a great remedy that works for you. Whether is ibuprofen and peppermint tea or a shot of whiskey. Go for it.
  • Find a Trustworthy & Comfortable Product or Solution. Make sure whatever you’re wearing; pad, tampon, or period cup make sure you feel comfortable.

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  • Wear Comfortable Shoes & Clothing – I usually wear high heels; but doesn’t work so well during this time. I also ensure that what I’m wearing  comfortable.
  • Show No Pain! I do not let my coworkers know. I work with men; I really refuse to let them say or think my actions are irrational and a result of my period. Or treat my life some frail being. F**k that shit!

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How do handle your period?

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