Sanity in Sanitary pad

by MeeraMayaa

I always looked for that damn word, “Sanity”
My mind went chumming few days in a month.
I always wondered, is it me or my mind that goes on a chumming spree?

My Appa used to say,
Careful with this Dino, she might eat you alive!
Well I thought I can invent some magical powers to digest people just by looking at them.

Damn me that’s when I realized how important it’s to read horror stories,
and people at home say
I don’t have to, because am one already!

Oh!
Are you running this question in your mind,
“Meera, when and what the hell are you going to talk about, Being Woman?”

Worry not, I am one.
Am one with the Animal kingdom in me.

Ask me and slap me not why I spoke about sanitary napkins?
To me they are such a heaven,
Wait I meant my chumming days are a blissful one,

That’s me, in of those days..

Thanks to the #RRXMM to bring this BlogHop,
Because I plan to share a secret,

Yes I can hop and jump and I love to in my those three days especially.
I have had people asking me,

“Dammit Meera,
are you a girl
Are you a woman?”

“How can you be so happy and in peace during your chumm-chumm days?”

By now family knew when to put few propsals in my life…
It was in one of those chumming days I learnt that,
“I am at my best!”

My mind and body were in synch.
The womanhood concept is proved but being human is understood.

Come let’s go on a flashback mode
I was questioned, if am a woman?

Because the little globules in my uterus gave way every month,
Well not to the tailed head!

Tailed head and the tiny globules tried uniting under all the circumstances.

  • They did under natural conditions.
    (That’s the worse, when we are asked by someone to perform our task of naagin dance on one particular syllabus days)
  • They did under the laboratory conditions too.
    They were forced to!
  • What will the Gyn do, if we both as a couple nodded our head to the societal preconditional mindset of passing on the seed as the only legacy of “Married couple’s KRA!”

But that seed refused to be formed.
If seed had a mouth, it would have said,

“Will you both stop this and why not be in peace under the duvet than the calendar based dance show to make a seed?”

Yes, that’s us. Performance doesn’t but the love matters…

One day,
The globule looked at me and said,
“Let’s do a dinosaur dance.
That means, Oh you damn Human!
Don’t worry there are loads of people like you to take this human race further,
Why don’t you both stop the naagin dance and lead a DINK life for sometime.
(Double income no kids)”

We did for sometime.
I did speak about this in my post
Hell of Aspirations!

Hell of Aspirations

My dear, Women!
Please take a pause,

Yes, in the name of motherhood or being a woman are we forced to bring into this world another one creature wrapped in a Karma dress?
Do I sound “Harsh,” well I would ask you to tag me with something harsher than this word then!”

It’s one of those sanitary pad wearing days, a lightening struck.
I slapped a Lady with words for questioning me that,
“Being a Woman, I am incapable of bringing a child into this world?”

Can woman be like this to another person.
Yes, they can be!
Let alone the Men (not all men though), who are great performers as a background dancers!

******

In one of those painful Gyn visit moments,
My abdomen spoke to my brain. What did they speak?

“Abdomen: Do I really have to carry the next generation.
Brain: Yes! That’s what your family and society needs and expects!
Abdomen: Damn Human! Why does the life revolve around, only in this area after marriage.
Brain: Dammit, you can legally enjoy the benefits. May be you can enjoy the benefits like PF (playfully yours time, without permissions), HRA ( At Home resourcefully, yes at your home like feeling wherever and whenever you wish to)…
Abdomen: what about the LTA (Leave the Abdomen for somedays time)
Can I be given sometime to rest, Can I be given somedays to feel Nothing and that nothing is not a barren land, it’s just a request to be free from these instruments entering in the name of treatment!
Brain: Well Abdu, I can help you with the moods and hormones at the moment, ask the body and mind we belong to!

A pindrop silence
And the Heart said,
“Oh Abdomen! Run for the Sanitary pads, even this month you couldn’t perform the task as per the standard expectations….”

As my periods started,
My heart hugged my mind-body and said,
“Meera it’s okay not to carry, it’s okay to be a couple who love each other than the performance dance you are asked to do. Just flow like that blood throughout your body holding peace and moving-on attitude!”

And it’s a happy Dinosaur feet since that day.

This is my letter to all and those women, who are driven and forced with the beliefs that,
“Womanhood means, to be a Mutiplier machine to save the Damn Family name.
I would say, Please listen to your body and mind, it not only teaches us Human concepts, it does help us realise the Womanhood aspects in us.
And dear woman, menstrual hygiene is not only about body, it’s a mind game too. Being a woman let’s help another woman in this phase than questioning her mood swings!”

Motherhood is a beautiful journey, only when it’s not forced on someone.

These fictional conversations between the Abdu and Brain can be real too, to cause that resistance to move….

That day my heart spoke,
Spoke the truth
That reality which increased the strength between us to be together in all circumstances..
And I gave up all the treatments Midway…
A Midway in my life,
Which showed direction
As I chose to proceed in that direction..

Yes!
A princess happened in our life,
Because it’s the “Time,” which knows when we need what in our life! Allow the time to do the job, because it gives us colours and hope!

That’s my princess, colouring Happiness in our life

For example, I can change the hour-hand to 10.00 AM but the reality is, Time is still not 10.00….

As we flowed with time, than rules written on the sand…


Happiness spoke that,
“Womanhood is happiness,
Womanhood is patience,
Womanhood is to ignore few woman,

“Womanhood” is, born within and not by the others!!”

I am a person, who loves to take a flight than taking a Fight.

I always felt flight is better when I get struck in a situation or with the people. (At times, because I don’t mind slapping too)

But always wonder what about me?
Can I run away from me?
Well that’s not possible!

Then you may ask me why then sanitary pad in the title?

Because, the sanitary pad not only supports me physically it gives me mental elasticity too!
Till date,
My sanity lessons are born these days.

Whether it’s a sanitary pad or the menstrual cups, let’s embrace those few days every month. Because body does speak reality to you, it’s okay to slow down than running behind those mirages!

Womanhood to me is simple,
Be the sparrow in the morning,
Be an eagle in the afternoon
Be an Owl in the night,
And always remember,

There’s a dinosaur within, which is not an extincted animal but an animal that roars,
“Peace and to be in peace with self….”

That’s my princess and me…Oh! You can call me Queen 😃

How much does this post draw a relevance to you…
Well, you are best at it to answer. I would love to speak about equality or the injustice being met to us or those buds who are still blooming. But paused I, to allow others to take the stage. Sometimes womanhood is also about leaving stage for the others!

This is a series and I would be writing on this more….
Because, Womanhood is not an end,
It’s the beginning!

“This post is a part of ‘The Woman That I Am’ Blog Hop #TheWomanThatIAm organized by Rashi Roy and Manas Mukul #RRxMM. The Event is sponsored by Kraffitti.”

#Sanity #SanitaryPads #MeeraMayaakatha #MenstrualHygiene #MenstrualCups

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110 comments

Mahesh Sowani March 3, 2020 - 3:30 am

I am happy that some one agrees with my thoughts, though we may be in minority. Marriage and motherhood is forced upon millions of persons especially women all over the world. We need to talk about this.

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:28 am

Absolutely Mahesh. I am happy it clicked. Loads in mind to pen… Series to follow soon

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deepsreflections March 3, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Totally wow post.. just the right stuff said in the most powerful way. A very well chosen topic to speak and write about. Amazing indeed.
Deepika Sharma

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Jyoti Jha March 3, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Such a lovely post. I lived through your story and marveled at the brilliance of its narration. I share a similar storyline and I know about a dozen other women around, who have been through, or are still going through this experience.
I couldn’t agree any less with what you have expressed here. It’s more of a mind-status than a body-state.
While motherhood is divine, it should not become the only adjective to complete a woman.

You have created a powerful stage for yourself!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:56 am

Thanks Jyoti.
So true every stage speaks about an identity set by the society or blind preconditioning mindset.
So many of us in this similar storyline and am glad people speak about this..

Glad to have met you here

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Namratha Varadharajan March 3, 2020 - 4:32 am

Read your post at 6 in the morning and got time to comment now!
Does a woman have to be a mother to be considered whole? That mindset has got to change. Writing about it is what helps in reconditioning the reconditioned ideas, so I am glad you and so many others are taking about it.

Since you passed on the mic, i will write a tiny story. At 22, I found out I had PCOD but I did not have any serious symptoms. Thanks to the internet, I found out it is the leading cause of infertility. Though I found another couple of girls who had the same problem, the fear in the background set in. My doc said no problem, just have kids early.
This little diagnosis shaped a lot of my decisions. I opted to marry instead of pursuing a master’s degree abroad. Though I am in a great place in my life, I believe decisions should be taken from a place of strength rather than fear.
Anyways, I will also pass on the mic. I would conclude by saying that I prefer sanitary pads to menstrual cups. I found pretty compelling arguements against it by a doc of ayurveda and a woman who started the biggest group about menstruation online. I have discovered pads which are made of natural materials sometime back and have been using it. (Brand is called Heyday, there are other brands too now).

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:53 am

And how lovely it’s to hear your words.
Thanks Nammy, for always nudging me.
And yeah we can talk on these cups and pads 😁
I would live to too.

How lovely, we are just a call away

And I agree
It’s important to find strength than fear about things…
Loads of love to you gal

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Monika March 6, 2020 - 6:55 am

I was thinking of trying menstrual cups . In what way are these not good ?? Can you tell me ?

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Namratha Varadharajan March 6, 2020 - 8:11 am

I am not an expert at all Monika, can’t really offer an opinion without ever trying a menstrual cup. Only my personal reasons. Can we talk on WhatsApp?

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sundeepananthd March 3, 2020 - 6:32 am

Firstly, I hope I am not exaggerating, but I was waiting to read your post since I first decided to take part in this #BlogHop. When I saw that you will be posting today, I wanted to keep the best for last and I was not disappointed. Throughout the post, I was understanding happy in the pain. In fact, It didn’t look like pain from your words. Surely, These days it is becoming easier for women to talk about their chums and why shouldn’t it be. Your happy soul keeps everything happy and positive. Always a pleasure reading your work. This is one of my favorite posts yet Meera. Loved it.
— rightpurchasing.com

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:47 am

Thank you, Sandeep
I am elated hearing this. I am glad I haven’t disappointed your expectations.
Absolutely speaking about the discomforts is important and that’s how I thought of writing this piece. With your words and feedback, am taking that next step to go ahead with the series..

Thanks again Sandeep

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Surbhi Rastogi March 3, 2020 - 7:13 am

Wow and double wow! One of the most powerfully penned posts in this series. Yes – being married does not make one complete, yes- being a mother does not make one complete, yes- we have an identity beyond being someone’s wife or mom, and yes – it happens when the time is right. Kudos to a wonderful post and look forward to reading more from you!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:53 am

Thank you, Surbhi
I am happy to hear you double wowed it…
Absolutely, no identity is complete without the preconditioning mindset and societal syllabus

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Pr@Gun March 3, 2020 - 7:27 am

You have such a beautiful power to your words and expression that one can’t stop reading you. Lovely and wonderful post. The chats of Abdu and brain are something they must be doing in everyone’s body and I’m sure gonna listen them in future. I loved the weave and abbreviations of HRA and LTA a lot. More happiness to you.

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:52 am

Thanks Pragun
I am glad you felt the connect. Abdu and Brain tails a lot post marriage and thanks to my HR career 😁

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Pooja Priyamvada March 3, 2020 - 7:32 am

This felt like a long winding hill road with such beautiful pictures and story, you sure know your terms and dictate them too. Kudos

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:48 am

Thanks Priya 😊

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Janaki March 3, 2020 - 9:56 am

Meera, I’ve always loved reading your posts. I am totally with you and the best thing I liked is ” womanhood is about ignoring some women”….that’s what we need to do. It’s not men, sometimes it’s the women who drive us up the wall. And yes, we must leave everything to time….there is a time for everything….apna time aayega!!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 10:00 am

Thank you so much Janani
True womanhood is about ignoring few woman
And that solves every puzzle in life…

Thank you for your love

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Ruchi March 3, 2020 - 10:07 am

I have always believed in this … motherhood does not complete a woman …nor is it necessary to complete a family. Shaadi Kar do sab theek ho jayega …baccha Kar lo sab theek ho jayega …I hate this ideology ….unless a person finds and completes himself or herself they cannot do anything for anyone else. Lovely post Meera and a beautiful way to say that . Loved it

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 10:22 am

Thanks, Ruchi
So true
A child is born, wait for 10th and 12 the marks
Then college and get her or him married
And then next identity to be established by producing their product and then bla bla

Thanks for resonating

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Deepika March 3, 2020 - 10:12 am

Wow! Meera. Totally loved your sanity in the sanitary pad. I loved your definition of womanhood to ignore a few women is also a form of womanhood which I also agree. As you said you believe in flight than fight really respect the thought. The chat between the abdomen and brain is classic. One thing more, I love your short videos which try to spread positivity. Best wishes!

Deepika Mishra

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 10:27 am

Thank you so much Deepika.
I am so happy most of us traveling in the same spree and space and lovely we got hit under the same roof

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 3:29 pm

Thank you so much Deepika.
I am so happy most of us are traveling in the same spree and space and lovely we got hit under the same roof

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Sivaranjini Anandan March 3, 2020 - 11:06 am

You rocked it!!! let nature guide you for all things have the right time. You nailed it. The convo btw the abdu and brain was simply superb 🙂

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Swarnali Nath March 3, 2020 - 11:36 am

Hey Meera! No didn’t sound harsh, you did powerful!! As I am running a campaign I Bleed Red for the mens taboo, and it’s a part of a great initiative, I just loved your bold attitude and the take. Loved you saw your every color in this piece, be a mother or a daughter or simply a woman. Just loved loved loved it. You do a Merry-go-round with your words, I must say. One small request, may I ping you personally, please?? More and more power to you, lovely lady!!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:50 am

Definitely you can write to me in mayaakatha@gmail.com and share your contact number. I will phone you up…

Thank you, so much you found it good.
Bleed red, wow that’s a great initiative

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Swarnali Nath March 3, 2020 - 3:34 pm

I have pinged you in WhatsApp. Will be glad to connect. ☺

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:20 pm

And connected

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shail March 3, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Loved your post!! We torture our poor womb just to satisfy the needs of the society. Having a baby should be out of love and not for the society when will people learn that the body of a woman is not for just producing babies everything happens at its own time and pace.

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Neeraja Ganesh March 3, 2020 - 12:27 pm

I can imagine the pain that you must have gone through to have been able to pen this!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:54 am

Thanks Neeraja

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Srivalli's Kitchen March 3, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Honey, there isn’t anything harsh about this post. This is something everyone needs to read and understand. Love you already, but love you more for writing this.

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Meena March 3, 2020 - 12:46 pm

A powerful post Meera. Motherhood is a part of being a woman not the whole of it. Society puts undue pressure on women for marriage and babies. That has to change.

Great post, gives a lot to think about.

Meena from balconysunrise.wordpress.com

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Ritu March 3, 2020 - 12:47 pm

What a powerful post, Meera. Your thoughts are always a treat to read and this one is no different. As a single woman, I too have faced the whole ‘not a woman until you are a mother’. My life, my choice! Keep inspiring.

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Novemberschild (Romila) March 3, 2020 - 1:02 pm

Hey Meera
your post was amazing.
Not a single word sounded harsh or rude but it was truth and to the point.
Appreciate the way you handled sanity in a pad!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 9:49 am

Thanks Romila.
I am happy you liked it and thank you for sharing it on your fb wall.

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Purba Chakraborty March 3, 2020 - 1:11 pm

Marriage and Motherhood are beautiful when they are not forced.
I agree with you. Women can feel most intuitive and can get in touch with their mind-body-soul during those 3 days.
A beautiful and thought provoking post with witty lines. Also loved the picture with your princess ❤️

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:28 pm

Thank you, Purba.
Marriage and motherhood are beautiful, but a forced one will devastate the living. .

Many women are living under duvet in this belief that satisfying the needs of family and others only come first…a mirage they are forced to live in

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ritecontent March 3, 2020 - 1:50 pm

I’m reading one of your posts for the first time and I was totally struck by the power of your words. You fearlessly speak about the most unspoken part of a woman’s life. I found parts were funny (sanity in the pad) and also felt the pressure the childless woman feels because of societal words.

I shall be following your posts for sure! PS Your Princess is adorable oh Queen!

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:25 pm

Aww I shall say this to my Princess.
Thank you, for your words.
Happy you liked it, soon will post the next one

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Zenobia Merchant March 3, 2020 - 2:12 pm

A superb piece. I am like you as well, chumming for 3 days and dancing away to glory in them. I earn the wrath of my sis who clenches her stomach for a week with pain.

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:24 pm

Let’s dance the dates dear…

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Zenobia Merchant March 17, 2020 - 1:18 am

Putting on my dancing shoes 😜

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MeeraMayaa March 17, 2020 - 9:39 am

Right time, come let’s shake our legs

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Sonia Madaan March 3, 2020 - 2:29 pm

A great take on the prompt. Agreed with each and every line written by you. True, giving birth to a child doesn’t make you complete.
“Motherhood is a beautiful journey, only when it’s not forced on someone”. Loved this line. Well expressed 👏

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:23 pm

Thank you, Sonia
Yes motherhood is most of the times forced and I really felt the need to talk about this

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Pashmeena Chowdhary March 3, 2020 - 3:14 pm

Meera the post theme as well as the way you presented it was too good..Loved the imaginary conversations too..You are perfectly right about women being forced in many circumstances to marry and then bear children.. Loved the narration.. Best of luck for your future posts..

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 4:22 pm

Thank you, Pashmeena
I am happy to hear your thoughts 😊❤️
Sure will tag you along when I am submitting my next one in the series

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Arushi March 3, 2020 - 4:28 pm

Marriage and motherhood are two choices not many women are allowed to take in our country. There will be constant questions and from women who refuse to understand you. And it does not stop after you are married and have a child, The pressure to have another one starts. You have written on a topic which not many discuss and the imaginary conversations are so important and they put the thought across so well. Loved reading your post.

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:10 pm

Thank you, Arushi for your words
True it’s not only marriage/motherhood even womanhood is not their choice, as the later is dictated by others..

Thanks for connecting

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Gurjeet Chhabra March 10, 2020 - 9:56 am

Great post,it’s our body why not people let us decide what to do,have baby or not.

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MeeraMayaa March 10, 2020 - 10:12 am

Absolutely dear

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Archana March 3, 2020 - 5:08 pm

An incredible way to spread the message of positivity, well said womanhood is not only about fulfilling the other’s dreams, but womanhood is also happiness lies within. T
I adore these lines written by you Meera, for me ,the best way to express womanhood till the day.
“Womanhood is happiness,
Womanhood is patience,
Womanhood is to ignore a few women,

“Womanhood” is, born within and not by the others!!”

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:08 pm

Thank you, Archana for liking and feeling the connect.
True womanhood is not only speaking feminism, it’s about the inner peace first

( Well that’s my thoughts)

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vidhya29 March 3, 2020 - 5:50 pm

Such a wonderful story!!!! just AMAZINGGGGG-

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:13 pm

Thank you 😊

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mahekg March 3, 2020 - 5:53 pm

You focussed on two things which are often not given as a choice to many women. Loved reading your post.

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:04 pm

Thank you 😊 Mahek

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poorvikhare March 3, 2020 - 10:24 pm

Wow….such a great spin on the theme. You have beautifully wrote about forced motherhood. Well expressed!

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MeeraMayaa March 4, 2020 - 4:43 am

Thank you 😊

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urvashinenawati March 3, 2020 - 11:16 pm

Meera I am in love with your straight forward and dino attitude. Oh this is just the attitude every woman needs to have. I have known someone who is of similar age and has given up hopes after many treatment. I really want her to read this article to remind her time has its way. And life doesn’t end here. ” Jahanpana tussi great ho tofa kubul karo”. Loved reading
#damurucreations Urvashi

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MeeraMayaa March 3, 2020 - 6:06 pm

Oh tofa kubul ji
Thank you so much Urvashi
Do share my experience with that person who has given up hopes after treatment.. a

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Jyoti Arora March 4, 2020 - 5:29 pm

Such a powerful piece of writing Meera. More power to you and all the women to take over the society’s meaning less pressure and to pursue their own dreams and choice to live life they want !!

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MeeraMayaa March 4, 2020 - 5:47 pm

Thanks Jyoti
I am happy to hear you felt the connect.

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surabhi19 March 4, 2020 - 6:55 pm

A powerful post-Meera.The most common way women give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. looking forward to the more and more powerful post.

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MeeraMayaa March 5, 2020 - 9:33 am

Thanks Surabhi for the thoughts
Sure am penning the series.

Sanitary pad /menstrual cups are not one time use alone..,
So loads more

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itsmylife126 March 4, 2020 - 10:47 pm

You have talked about something which not many are ready to discuss. Great narration. – Yatindra Tawde

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MeeraMayaa March 4, 2020 - 5:47 pm

Thanks Sirji

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शिप्रा त्रिवेदी March 5, 2020 - 4:23 am

Darling I really wanted to go on reading. What a humorous yet powerful post this is. I really wish I could write like you. Love the way you unfolded womanhood with connection to sanitary pad. And that Nagin dance phrase is something I also going to keep for myself to use. I am totally mad over that. Loved reading you again!!

Lots of love.

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MeeraMayaa March 5, 2020 - 9:32 am

Oh that Naagin dance
Please please please, by all means take it and go ahead and write.
Thanks a ton for reading and sharing your thoughts 😊

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Ninu Nair March 5, 2020 - 8:02 am

This is so honest, straightforward and brutal. I loved the flow in which you wrote this piece. More power to women and bloggers like you who come forth with these tremendous write-ups!

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MeeraMayaa March 5, 2020 - 9:30 am

Thank you, very much Ninu
I am on the series, will be updating the same soon

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Monika March 6, 2020 - 7:00 am

That was a powerful post with the fun part of sanitary pads . Society makes it difficult for women who don’t bear kids . I don’t understand why they feel so worried . You have a lovely daughter . Bless her .

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nooranandchawla March 6, 2020 - 7:37 am

Absolutely loved this post Meera! I become a shrew during my period but I never thought of giving my body-mind the benefit of the doubt- after all, it is going through a very tough time! I am so glad you also spoke up about having babies only because society expects it of us- we must not get into that trap! Is ‘society’ going to pay for and raise our children? Definitely not!! It must be a decision we make for ourselves. Keep writing and inspiring us!

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MeeraMayaa March 6, 2020 - 9:50 am

Thank you, Noor
I am happy I could build that connect.

Loads of love to you and remember about our last conversation
Pls take care of your self too

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nooranandchawla March 8, 2020 - 10:17 am

Thank you dear!

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Mayuri6 March 6, 2020 - 1:29 pm

Such a refreshingly candid post, Meera. You will rarely hear women talking about this topic , loved how you handled it, tongue firmly in cheek! One of the best posts so far! Rooting for you to win!

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MeeraMayaa March 6, 2020 - 5:48 pm

Thank you, Mayuri
Your wishes in itself is a trophy to me.

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Manas Mukul March 6, 2020 - 1:41 pm

Simply superb amazing and 10 other superlative adjectives. This is class-piece of writing. Wow…simply wow. I can’t imagine someone taking this topic…mixing it with the theme and then perfecting it in a poetic cocktail. Meera Big Hug.

#RRxMM #TheWomanThatIAm

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Deepti March 6, 2020 - 7:02 pm

Aah! Meera…what an unassumingly relevant post this is about such a pertinent topic….mi just love your dialogue…rather monologue style of esoteric writing… thoroughly enjoyed it!

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MeeraMayaa March 6, 2020 - 7:10 pm

Hey, Deepti
Thanks dearie
Your words are so encouraging

Thanks

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Varsh March 7, 2020 - 4:15 am

Meera! You made ‘those days’ so much berable for me now that I can see they can be a form of sanity too. Normally I through a tough and painful time but hey, if I don’t get them there’s a bigger problem. 😉 😀

Your style of writing is so refreshingly innovative. The conversation between Abdu and the mind was deep and hilarious at the same time. Here’s to women not judging each other and not considering each other as multiplier machines!

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MeeraMayaa March 7, 2020 - 2:50 pm

Hey that’s really a refreshing bite for me and am so happy it built that connect 😊

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Aishwarya Sandeep March 8, 2020 - 11:43 am

Awesome Meera Ma’am, Such a wonderful post. I can so relate to this post. Society never leaves a chance to judge women. The statement that a woman is complete only if she is a mother and what not.

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MeeraMayaa March 9, 2020 - 1:34 am

Thank you,for feeling that connect too Aishwarya.

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sonamchamaria March 8, 2020 - 3:21 pm

Completely agree that there’s more to a woman’s identity than being a mother or wife.. great post!

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MeeraMayaa March 9, 2020 - 1:34 am

Thank you, Sonam

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Abha Mondal March 9, 2020 - 12:04 pm

I just loved this post-Meera. I can just say a WOW post and keep writing.

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Abha Mondal March 9, 2020 - 12:05 pm

I just started following you to read more from you.

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MeeraMayaa March 10, 2020 - 5:59 am

Thank you

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Supriti March 9, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Listening to your mind is the toughest part. most of the women ignore it as non-existential.. because they chose to do things forced upon them.. motherhood is one of them. the conversation between abdomen and brain is the most interesting one with realistic abbreviations. The tinge of sarcasm adds the perfect flavour in your post. Loved reading it.

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MeeraMayaa March 10, 2020 - 6:00 am

Thank you, Supriti
I am happy it built the connect

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Sangya Nagpal March 10, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Just wow!A powerful post.Kudos to you.
Sangya Nagpal

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MeeraMayaa March 10, 2020 - 1:10 pm

Thank you, Sangya

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Priyanka Nair March 10, 2020 - 1:38 pm

Hi Meera, I have read your blog for the first time, although I have read you on Facebook before 🙂 A classic post.

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MeeraMayaa March 10, 2020 - 3:16 pm

Thanks, Priyanka

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Srishti Rajeev March 11, 2020 - 7:20 am

There is so much of truth, information and sanity in here. What a write-up. I am so pleased to read this. The brain, the abdomen actually talk to us and we need to write it dowm the next time. Surely coming back. Keep writing in this way, hope men understand this way atleast!

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MeeraMayaa March 11, 2020 - 10:35 am

Thank you, Srishti for connecting and am waiting to hear from you soon..
Cheers
Men definitely need to understand
But I feel mostly women fail understanding this irony of a woman

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My Words My Wisdom March 11, 2020 - 10:14 am

we must be content in what we are as per our mind, body and soul and when we understand ourselves we will be complete. I always tell people whom I am close to take time before having kids and it will happen when time is right, there is nothing wrong in either having or not having kids. i don’t know why we give more importance to society than ourselves.

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MeeraMayaa March 11, 2020 - 10:36 am

True
Our life is the syllabus set by others in the name of experience and culture…

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Rashi Roy March 12, 2020 - 2:27 am

Wonderful! You have touched a painful and irritating topic in your own unique style and presented it in the best possible way. Absolutely amazed by your creativity and imagination. Loved the dialogues. So happy to have you in this blog hop 🙂

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MeeraMayaa March 12, 2020 - 8:42 am

Thank you, Rashi
I am glad you liked it and it’s a pleasure to travel along with you and all in this BlogHop.

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Disha March 12, 2020 - 10:59 am

I am awed by the post. You have spoken so easily about what many fear to face. Motherhood is not the only goal of being a woman. To each its own should be the motto!

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MeeraMayaa March 12, 2020 - 2:17 pm

Thank you, Disha for sharing your thoughts.
True we have our own choice

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Nidhi Rawal Gautam March 17, 2020 - 6:40 am

You’ve got wonderful storytelling skills. Superb topic gelled with the theme. Keep writing such amazing posts Meera !

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MeeraMayaa March 17, 2020 - 9:38 am

Sure dear.
Thanks a bunch 😊

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MeeraMayaa March 19, 2020 - 9:35 am

Thanks Manas

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