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How about holidays for PMS too?
For Hannah Lenehan, 33, every month is the same. For one week she she feels "normal." The next week she describes as a week of pain in her ovaries. The week after that she feels severely moody and agi...
I remember when my younger sister first started menstruating and would complain of cramps to my mother, she would always do it in hushed tones. Sanitary napkins would be wrapped in newspapers and kept out of the sight of male folks in the house. The lack of information around sexual and reproductive health meant that my siblings and I were at best ignorant and took our mother's way as the norm.