57 QUESTIONS!

Thank you, thank you - 57 thank yous for the 57 questions we received on Valentine's Day. As promised, all will be answered.

For today, we'll offer just one - the first question submitted at 1:07 a.m. EST on Valentine's Day.

Dear PLS,
When I started my period I had a heavy flow. And now its my second time but I'm not sure if I actually got it cause I do have a flow but its very very light almost like nothing there. What does that mean? Is it my period or not?
Heather, 13


Heather made it easy for us since this is a very common question and we've answered it before. Check it out, Heather!

Period, Where R U?

The short answer is that irregular periods are common following a first period.

Any other advice for Heather? More questions - 56 to be exact - are on the way.

Think pink!
Jemma

14 Comments:

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Anonymous Bobble said...

Oh my gosh! You were printing questions that early?

February 16, 2011 at 8:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its ok, when i got my period it was light at first then it was heavy. but u could have a heavy first period then almost no period.

February 16, 2011 at 10:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dont worry periods r just annoying like that

February 16, 2011 at 11:00 PM  
Anonymous hi! said...

yay! i can comment now! don't worry about ur period it'll be fine

February 16, 2011 at 11:12 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

It would be funny, if someone posted a question at like 12:01 a.m!!!

February 17, 2011 at 6:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i fell asleep rite b4 midnite! it wuz 11:47, and i had my laptop ready and everything. but i fell asleep...

February 20, 2011 at 3:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ugh periods are so annoying. Dont worry though it gets easier and better. Soon it will be a second nature.

March 14, 2011 at 1:41 PM  
Anonymous Bluegirl10 said...

I think that it will get better, no worrys

April 18, 2011 at 3:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a very abnormal period. I have two periods a month!

June 29, 2011 at 7:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just started actually getting a flow after 1 year of EXTREMELY light stuff.

July 4, 2011 at 12:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey im thirteen, and i have the flattest boobs in my grade. grrr!!! also, for THREE years ive had dischrge. the health person said that if you have dischrage, then your period would come in six months to a year... where is mine!!! all my friends have theres....

July 7, 2011 at 9:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i know how you feel and theres no need to worry everyone developes at diffrent times but if you don't get your period by the time you are sixteen then talk to your doctor.by the way i want to be a doctor and sorry if i sound posh or forward realy i haven't got my period yet either and i am twelve.

November 2, 2011 at 10:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I havent gotten my period either- I think its good that you don't get it too soon:)

November 26, 2011 at 4:12 PM  
Anonymous JAZZIE 22 said...

what if you have to wear cupped bras before you had your period ? but i know it gives you support so when you hit puberty

November 28, 2011 at 2:09 PM  

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