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Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this comic implied that menstrual cups do not pose a risk of toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Research has shown that some women have experienced TSS from menstrual cups.

For more than 15 years, I used tampons and pads. Every time I had my period, I was totally disconnected from my menstrual flow. After much hesitation, I decided to try the menstrual cup, and everything changed forever.

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine