||News, Notes and You Reaction to Keeper|
OK, well here are my thoughts after my FIRST 48 hours
as a Keeper user.
As some background info, let me tell you that I was SO
excited to FINALLY have one! My ex-girlfriend and I were obsessed with The
Keeper for a while, but only in theory, 'cuz neither of us were sure if
we were REALLY ready to take that $35 plunge. But ... my Keeper came knocking
at my door last week!
Well, I've exclusively used non-applicator tampons since
my second period,which was almost a decade ago, plus I am not a stranger
to the vagina, so I assumed that I would have no problem inserting one.
Well, I did and I didn't..... I THOUGHT that I had it in right, but it was
leaking all over the place last night, so I can only assume that I had it
at a wrong angle, or something. Something that was particularly fun about
the insertion process was that you have to kinda fold it up to insert, and
the first time that it went POP! inside of me, well, that was kind of a
Another issue that I had was that the "tail"
of it was a little long...maybe I have a short vagina, or something....
and it was, like, external, and my legs kept getting tangled up in it as
I was walking around...seriously, I could notice it when I sat down in certain
positions, and maybe the fact that I was having this issue pushed it into
the wrong position and, hence, I was Leak Girl. Finally brain- surgeon me
realized that I could trim it to a better length, and I've had a much better
time since I did that!
Something else that I didn't expect was all of that suction!
Last night, when I was trying to take it out at one point, it was actually
a bit painful! Or maybe I'm just a wuss. That was the only time that taking
it out actually hurt, but still, I can see that the whole suction thing
will take some getting used to!
However, today was a shiny, happy, Keeper day! I woke
up to find that I did NOT make myself another pair of period underwear during
the night! My Keeper and I had a lovely shower together! And I wore it for
9 hours straight on my heaviest day and, thankfully, my cup had NOT runneth
over! The only complaint that I had about the Keeper today is that I wish
that it was available in fashion colors ... I'd prefer a bright purple to
that dingy brown any day!
Also, today I decided to tell my assistant about the Keeper.
Well, let's just say that she was, ummmm, I guess "appalled" would
be the right word. For one thing, even the thought of tampons freaked her
out.... she's afraid that they're going to get lost... I was like, "HELLO?
Where are they going to go?!?!? It's not like they're going to hop on a
bus to Vegas!!!"
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