Melissa at Proffitt.com
Mon Feb 10 00:45:12 EST 2003
On Sun, 9 Feb 2003 22:56:36 -0500 (EST), <johanna at nobrandheroine.net> wrote:
>Am I the only woman on here who thinks that the notion of a 28-day cycle
>is bunk anyway? I don't think I know anyone whose cycle is 28 days (& many
>women I know have cycles that aren't regular, period [snarf. no pun
>intended], much less a 28-day cycle). I feel like it's mostly a myth, like
>the "women ovulate on day 14 of their cycle" thing.
I think it's just a generalization. I was always really jealous of women
with very regular cycles. One of my classmates also claimed his wife could
*feel* when she ovulated. That would be so useful.
I remember now why I loved _Alanna_ so much (the first book): It was the
first book I ever read where the heroine had to deal with beginning
menstruation. It seemed like a bit of gritty reality dropped into the
middle of an enjoyable little fantasy.
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