When I was about five, before I knew about periods, I had a dance recital at a local high school. I got my period when I was 9 years old. The first time her sister used one, she stuck it up her butthole. About Contact Newsletter Terms Privacy. I was always scared to use a tampon, especially since I was so young.
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I freaked out and ran out of the stall without changing, screaming about the "mouse," which caused the other girls to crowd around the stall trying to see it and mothers, who knew what it was, trying to usher us away. My year-old self vowed from that moment forward that I would be wearing pads for life. Later, a rumor spread that it wasn't even a mouse; it was just its blood, with the tail.