LONDON — When you have your period at work, the struggle could not be more real, or more painful. Given half a chance, many of us would prefer to stay holed up in bed with a hot water bottle.

Whether you’re to-ing and fro-ing to the bathroom with a bag in tow, or trying with all your might to conceal the agony you’re experiencing; having your period at work is a complicated, energy-sapping experience.

Here are eight thoughts we all have when we have our period at work …

1. I want to die

Well done me. I’ve made it to the office, but I feel like death. Honestly, I deserve a medal just for showing up today. Coffee, Tylenol and chocolate please. Read more…

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8 thoughts we have while on our periods at work