Health & Fitness
Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.
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Note: This only affects The Nest's community members and will not affect members on The Bump or The Knot.
As a 28 year old woman, I'd like to think I know my body and my period cycle quite well but I'm just a little curious. Since I have had my period it's always been super heavy the first 2 days and has lasted for about 7 days total. The first day is always relatively bad cramps but I can usually work through them. When i was on BC pills, same thing would happen but would be reduced to 5 days with less cramping. I've been off BC for 2 years with no deviations in cycle. This past period has only been 4 days and super super light and the first day was so painful that I had to go home from work. What gives? Just normal random variations? It was just this one time...so far...