Every month, my period eats up about three to five days of my general grooviness. Day one, for all intensive purposes, I’m a bitch. Day two, I’m nauseous, I’m tired, and, understandably, still bitchy. Day three, all of the above turns into background noise when juxtaposed with a lower back and abdominal pain that is so strong that my legs legit. go. numb. (I always thought it was karma, you know, for being such a bitch.) Then, and only then, do I actually get my period, which lasts another three days. Throughout the whole ordeal, I’ll pop whatever over-the-counter pain reliever I can get my hands on.
If you’re like me—or worse!—listen up: There’s a new line of all-natural products designed to help you feel less shitty on your period, and it involves cannabis and Whoopi Goldberg. Intrigued? We spoke with Goldberg—a self-professed pot smoker—about the project.
“I have a daughter and two granddaughters who inherited my horrific menstrual cramps,” says Goldberg, 60. “Being a pot smoker for years, I talked to a lot of men in the marijuana business about developing something for period relief, and they always came back with ‘That’s too niche a market.'”
– Read the entire article at Huffington Post.