Ah, the bitter-sweet experience of your first period. For some, it is a horror story, as they have no idea what's happening (we can all thank the lack of sex education for this), and for some, the timing couldn't be worse.
Here are a few menarche (first period) stories-

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Some of the responses are edited to be more crisp.

Design and illustration credits - Muskan Baldodia.