JD's Period Question

Dear PLS,
Hello I've already had my period but i worried that it will start again at school and my friend is on her period now and im scared that the kids at my school will find out.
Yours Truly,
JD, 11


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Anonymous anna said...

you will always have your period it come s around about every month.

July 16, 2010 at 11:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stick together!!!! Ask her to bring some extra pads for u incase and u bring some extra pads for her in case

July 16, 2010 at 11:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, When it come to periods everyones emarrised that somting like a sanitary towel will fall out your bag at school and land at the feet of the boy you really fancy. Well here is a soulition for your problem. If you have a little makeup bag simply take some sanitary towels out the packet and slip them in to the makeup bag So if your out or at school if your make up bag falls out everyone will think its just some make up simple as 123 !!!

July 16, 2010 at 2:25 PM  
Anonymous Lily said...

Don't worry about it please, I used to be just like you some time ago but then I realized that it isn't really that scary... just always have your supplies (such as pads) in your backpack or your locker, or anything else you might need. If you are afraid your clothes will get stained then always have extra pants in your locker and simply change the clothes in case this happens... my period once started at school too and I was scared but everything turned out alright. Nobody will find out this way, hope this helps and keep optimistic!

July 17, 2010 at 10:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just make sure to be prepared, bring enough pads/tampons for the whole day. Don't worry about the kids at school, all the girls will eventually have to deal with this.
I hope I helped -
Veronica T. 12

July 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

Just make sure you always have your "stuff" at school. And as long as your careful to not leave your "stuff" in obvious places, and don't complain and act like you have PMS, then nobody should know that you have your period unless you tell them.

July 17, 2010 at 4:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well if u have a little bag or a purse or something just put it in there then if you goto the bathroom u can just take that and nobdy will know whats in there

July 17, 2010 at 5:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bring some pads to school! Tell your mom that you had your period and ask her to get you some pads.

July 17, 2010 at 7:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just always have the stuff you need. such as pads/tampons ect. And if it's really bothering you, you may need to tell a teacher or a really good friend. Remember,they've been through that before. GOOD LUCK

July 19, 2010 at 7:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its ok to be worried just keep a pad or a tampon with u and ur friend should to if u wear a tampon change it after two hours hope i helped

allison 14

July 19, 2010 at 3:10 PM  
Anonymous Mia said...

If you don't already carry a purse, you should carry one to bring your pads/tampons to school with you to be safe just in case it starts. Your friends don't have to know about your period, you can just slip into the restroom during passing periods or lunch so no one would know. Good Luck! :)

July 20, 2010 at 2:08 AM  
Anonymous Debs101 said...

Hi JD!
Okay well start carring around the things you need. Ask your mum if she has any spear tampon bags.They are a great hiding bag that look like a purse. Try not to think about it.
You'll be fine!

July 20, 2010 at 8:12 PM  
Anonymous Maddy said...

First things first calm down you don't need to worry about a thing just use a pad or if you are doing sports like cheerleading you can use a tampon and i will be tyou a bunch of girls at your school have had their period there but you dont know it becasue they used pads and such or if your not completely positive about the pads then talk to your mom in private and ask her if she has any advice with the situation.

July 20, 2010 at 9:10 PM  
Anonymous Bridgette said...

I have a friend who started hers and she's REALLY embarrassed. I haven't talked to her much about it, cuz it makes her feel so uncomfortable, but, remember, everyone gets theirs, and tell the boys to stuff their faces in a toilet.

July 21, 2010 at 8:10 PM  
Anonymous Tori said...

I used to be really scared to.
Make sure you have everything.
I always carry a purse to school now.
all my friends at school have theirs.
We have like sign language.
A different mothion means a different thing.
So if we are on our period and we are feeling bad we just say oh I feel bad and give the sign saying it is our period so they wont say go to the nurse infront of the hole class.
Anyways,all your friend probably know about it so don't stress.
One tip if you spill and dont have a extra pair of clothes you can wrap a sweater around you and tie it in the front.
That is what one of my friends did.
Just sneak your purse or whatever in the bathroom.
If your friends ask you give them the sign.
They really don't care cause they have been through it to.
Also don't just bring pads or whatever for yourself bring some for others.
I had to share mine once so it actually does happen.


July 22, 2010 at 12:43 AM  
Anonymous Avery-Beth said...

well if aunt flo decides to pop in at the totally WRONG moment, make sure u alway, always, ALWAYS have a pad or tampon. in my locker i have a little pink bucket, i put my supplies in there so that there not lying around and it's near IMPOSSIBLE for them to fall out! and remember, this is girly, privet stuff, so it is unlikley that boy will want to mention it!~ (much less tease u!)

hope it works ♥♥ ☺

July 22, 2010 at 3:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, I kind of know how you feel. I have my period right now and it's tough to deel with. If your period starts at school, what's there to worry about. Just follow the most simplest rules:1,Bring pads where ever you go,2, change them at least 3 to 4 hours a day, and 3, don't worry if sombody(especially a girl) finds out you have your period, what's there to be ashamed about, it's your body, so why should you be embarresed. Hoped this helped.

July 22, 2010 at 8:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I haven't gotten mine and I'm not sure of anyone that has, but they will probably understand. if you don't want them to find out, don't act suspicious or make a big deal. go to the bathroom however many times you normally do during the day or how much you need to. if someone asks why you're going so often or something, tell them it's none of their business cause it isn't.

July 22, 2010 at 9:52 PM  
Anonymous Marisa said...

Dont worry... everybody goes through this.. tell your friend u now how she feels cuz u have ur period too. Your friend and you can go to the bathroom and change it if u feel more comfortable. or if u dont want to just go by yourself.
Marisa 13

July 23, 2010 at 2:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

it's ok.just carry extra pads.all girls eventually have it so don't b embrassed.when i started almost everyone in my class had.this was in grade 7.nothing to b worried about

July 23, 2010 at 2:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Gurl, I had mine to. normally i dont bring purses to school have a makeup bad and put it in ur bakpack then bring it to the washroom and make and if u do have it in school you might have lots of pain in the stoumac so if u do tell the Teach tht u dont feel so good and He/She will understand u P.S. im 11 two so i know wut ur going through


July 23, 2010 at 6:34 PM  
Anonymous spongebob said...

jd don'sweat about it i got my first ever period at school i had to tell my teacher and get some pads from the staff room! and dont worry if some one finds out by youre bff beind a bit of a megamouth that happend to me. my bff accidentally told my crush i had my period and the next day he said that he'd prefer a mature girl to one who didn't even know what puberty or period was and now he's taking me to the ekka on a date and if youre concernd that some one you dont want to know about it might find out were two or three pars of undies over the pair youre already wearing

July 25, 2010 at 3:12 AM  
Anonymous Autumn said...

No one at your school will find out if you don't tell them, so if you want your period to be a secret, zip those lips! Also, always have a a few pads or tampons in your backpack or bookbag, and a pair of pants or shorts just incase your period catches you by surprise. If there's anyway of people knowing about your period, it's coming to class with bloodstained pants!
Hope this helps!

July 25, 2010 at 3:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The only thing you can do is to carry pads and knickers with you, so that if you do you are prepared- the only way someone will find out is if you tell them. Also on a calender mark the dates you are on so that you can map out your exspected days, so you can make sure that if you are likely to come on you can definatly be prepared for you and your friend. You will come soo all you can do is be prepared (:
Hope this helped (:

July 26, 2010 at 12:31 PM  
Anonymous Caitlin said...

no 1 will know if u dt tell them ,k besides its just a natural way of growing up

July 27, 2010 at 5:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just get a really ugly bag and keep your pads in there. Always carry 1 pad with you. If you are prepare you'll be fine.

July 29, 2010 at 7:46 PM  
Blogger Malize said...

Whenever I think my period is about to start, I usually bring a jacket around with me and an extra pad in its pockets. The jacket can be tied around your waist if your pants get stained, and the extra pad will come along just in case.

July 30, 2010 at 4:02 PM  
Anonymous Chloe said...

Make an emergency period kit to put in your backpack or locker with pads ect. Put it in a cute little bag so no one will know. And always wear pads, just in case.

July 30, 2010 at 11:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

calm down everyone /girl\has a period once a month its a sign of growth.........[womanhood]

July 31, 2010 at 5:10 PM  
Anonymous Gabby said...

I am 11 and i got my period when i was 10.
I have experienced everything and i understand! If you get a locker, bring a purse to school prepared with approximitely 3 pads and 3 tampons. Mark on the calendar once a month when you need to refill your purse with those items. Bring a purse to the bathroom. And, in the girls bathroom-no one will care because we all now how yuou feel.

August 1, 2010 at 9:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i personally have never had my period but i think im getting pretty close i already have pads and stuff cuz im tweleve and all but i put them in my backpack becuz we dont have lockers but im all good

August 2, 2010 at 4:22 PM  
Anonymous Kate said...

Don't worry at all! I got my period when i was 12 years old. I use to worry about it but now its no big deal. Make sure you have extra pads and/or tampons with you and you will be fine!

August 3, 2010 at 8:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

JD it is hard to keep a huge secret like that just breathe in it will be fine and dont worry if some mean girls find out. i got mine when i was 9 but when some bullys heard about it they teased me i just said i did not care and dont get angry just inhale exhale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!okay

August 5, 2010 at 2:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

JD- trust me you dont have to worry about it! just keep a little bag in your locker with pads,pantyliners,tampons,etc. when i got my period i was totally freaked out that people would find out-but no one ever asked! you can keep a little makeup bag in your locker with the supplies that you need and take it to the bathroom with you. you can even put some lipstick or blush or some other makeup in the bag on top so if one of your friends goes to the bathroom with you you can pretend that you are just putting makeup on and then say you have to go to the bathroom and take the bag with you. hope it helps!

August 6, 2010 at 3:53 PM  
Anonymous uknowme said...

I'm sure your friends won't hate u if have ur period, plus if a guy doesn't like u because u have ur period then he is crazy, but anyways girls will have too deal with to, and i'm sure that nothing bad will happen, so just make sure u keep some pads with u and during your period wear sweaters with pockets every month to carry pads in there

August 7, 2010 at 3:24 AM  
Anonymous summer said...

JD pls dont worry. every girl will go through this at some stage. just ask yor friend to bring extra pads or just talk to your mom

August 8, 2010 at 6:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Really don't worry if anything I bet if people find out and tease you then they will only be jealous because even though periods may hurt they still make you more grown up. It was like this at my school when I got mine when I was 12 but no one teased me if anything they were envious and it is really good being able to give your friends that haven't started or have only just started advice it makes you feel really grown up and important! Xx

August 8, 2010 at 3:45 PM  
Anonymous Mia said...


I have started mine on my birthday. Just keep all of your femine needs with you. Like at my school we have to have clear or mesh backpacks for school. So know I can't keep it in my back pack so instead I get one of those baby back, the small ones { I am going to get the mikey mouse club house one lol }. I hope you are ok !!!!

Wish of luck!!!

August 11, 2010 at 3:28 PM  
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August 11, 2010 at 4:50 PM  
Anonymous BrentwoodBengalAdviceGirl said...

its ok if ppl find out because its a part of life. all girls eventually have their periods. and eventually boys will learn that all girls have their periods and they will learn about it and so will girls. when i was in 5th grade which was only last year, they had a human growth and development class that taught the boys and girls about periods and stuff like that so dont be embarassed if ppl or especially boys find out because like i said its all a part of life

August 11, 2010 at 6:14 PM  
Anonymous A.R said...

I guess I am kind of lucky that I go to an all girls school and things like this aren't at all awkward and it comes up in random conversation. lol... believe me, before I got mine, I though it was the biggest deal in the world. My best friend got hers at around the same time as me and she says she is too embarrassed to go into a shop and buy pads, but i just go in ad pick up what i need. The way i see it is that all women get them, so its not something to worry about. If you are worried about a boy finding out, they might be a bit weirded out but all girls get them, and they will soon find this out... good luck!

August 12, 2010 at 8:34 PM  
Anonymous Jillian said...

every girl will have a period. For now just keep pads in your desk or locker, and ask to go to the bathroom if it starts at school. It won't be big deal later. I am going in to the fifth grade and odds are i'll get my period soon. It's not a big deal.

August 12, 2010 at 10:20 PM  
Anonymous Bailey said...

1. pads and for if you are sporty wear tampons. and no one can tell if you had/have a period well, only if you tell them Good Luck!

August 13, 2010 at 8:57 PM  
Anonymous lilly said...

i have been getting sore stomachs for like 3 weeks now and have been to the doctor but they said there was nothing awrong with me.is it me worrying about having the sore stomach or is my body getting ready for periods or discharge.oh and its like where my overies are and my appendix.(thats my right side)

i havent had discharge yet and havent started my period.

love lilly age 11

August 21, 2010 at 8:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi!!every girl will have aperiod For now just keep like 5 pads in your desk or locker, and ask to go to the bathroom if it starts at school. and mark the dates in your calendar....

good luck!!!!

September 22, 2010 at 7:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't worry about having it at school. Usually someone has supplies, and if you don't want to borrow just bring your own to school everyday so your prepared.

November 6, 2010 at 7:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I so know how you feel! I get worried too! I just keep a small bag of supplies in my backpack and I feel prepared. Also, if you can, try to wear dark clothes. It helps. I too have to deal with periods at my school. You will be just fine!

November 25, 2010 at 3:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, I know that youre worried, but odnt be! Yeah, ok you cant just not be worried, but simply take a breath and read these instructions:
1: Try to always keep some supplies in your bag.
2: Keep some emergency pants to keep in your locker.
3: If you got an early visit from Aunt Flo, and you didnt have any supplies, GO TO THE OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! They will most likely have something for you there. If your worried about it showing through your pants, stuff some tissues in your underwear!

You should probably talk to your mum/mom about this as well. She'll tell you what to do! =]

December 1, 2010 at 2:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey! Don't worry about. be calm. If your period comes inexptedly, go to a really nice teacher or school counselor. or ask your friend for a pad tampon... also some bathrooms dispence pads and tampons so keep some change in your locker.

Hope this helps!

January 11, 2011 at 7:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i just wanted to ask u girls a question...i really think i need pantyliners cause i have a lot of discharge lately and it really uncomfortable!!im afraid to ask my mom cause she might think i do not need them cause i did not even have my period yet but i really need them...what shud i do??please answer..;-)thanks!!

September 3, 2012 at 10:38 AM  

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