So I have always had 28 day cycles like clockwork for years. In highschool I had the worst menstrual cramps, vomiting, pelvic pain, diarrhea you name it.  The whole school knew when I was on and I always stayed home the 1st 2 days.  Got pregnant at 18, had my daughter at 19 and it went away.  Then got on bc pills, stopped for a month, got pregnant with my second child had him at 21 then back on pills for 9 years. Got pregnant with my 3rd at 30, got on the patch then got off and found out i was pregnant on it and had my 4th child at 33.  5 weeks later I got my tubes tied.  THEN my cramps came back about 2 months later and slowly got back to how it was in highschool.  Right before my period comes I spot for about 3 days, reddish brown, then right before i get my period my legs starts tingling, and I know here comes the pain. I try taking tylenol in advance but it doesn't always work.  This month my cycle was only 24 days.  I started getting my crazy pms symptoms.  First I am really sensitive, Friday I was crying for no reason all day long, then I was fussing at everybody and couldn't stand hearing certaing people voices.   I get irritated from the dumbest things.  Today my legs started tingling and it felt like little knots forming, then my back pain started coming, the left and right ovaries feels like someone is stabbing me.  I started vomiting up nothing, then I had loose bowels like every 20 minutes, balled up crying but trying to hold it in and I had my kids punch me in the back  because I was in so much pain.  After 6 hours I finally came on and that's when my pain starts to subside.  I have no energy and no appetite. I feel better once I come on but still not my normal self.  When I am not pmsing I am the happiest person who is always smiling.  Whenever I come on at work, everyone asks me whats wrong and if I dont catch my cramps in time, I am balled up at my cubicle at work crying.  I try to start taking meds 3 days before I come on so it will only be regular pain and not excrutiating.

Even though I had cramps in highschool it seems worst now. I know after I tied my tubes, I immediately had short term memory loss for over a year.  I couldn't remember having my child or being in the hospital.  I get severe depression right before I come on and stay irritated to the point that I hide from everyone in the family.  Everyone jokingly say I am bipolar but only right before I come on.  I just want this to stop.  I do get painful ovulation stabs but not unbearable pain like during the week I'm coming on.  I just don't want to feel like a complete crazy person every month.  I have been taking apple cider vinegar and it actually helped reduced the symptoms some but I just want it to go away!!!!!!

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ginene
Jul. 21, 2011 at 6:57 PM

Ok so my vinegar is working. I came on my cycle on 7/17 and didn't have that much PMS this time. I was still cramping but only threw up once. My legs and back still were hurting but they were bearable.  I didn't cry this time and I have notice that my period was lighter than usual. I have been taking the vinegar 3 times a day.  Let's see how this will be next month

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ginene
Aug. 15, 2011 at 9:19 AM

Ok I came on yesterday and didn't have any cramps just a little of discomfort. I still am very tired when I come on but I still have been taken my vinegar twice everyday and it is definitely working.  I didn't feel any cyst lumps this time.

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ginene
Sep. 9, 2011 at 9:55 PM

This month wasn't too bad either. I came on yesterday at work. I was supposed to come on Sunday(28 day) but this month was 25 days.  I was at work feeling a little sensitive and felt my legs tingle and started getting the urge to do #2 in the bathroom. So I called my husband to pick me up. Once I got home took some vinegar and 2 tylenols. I had little discomfort again, no cramps, no crying, no balling up, but did gag like vomit a little and didn't have the runs but still had to go alot.  I did read some scriptures from the bible and prayed.  Thank you God for guiding me to home remedies. I am feeling normal again! My family notice the differerence too and my posts are helping me alot. Especially when I look back and read the first one.  Also didn't feel any cyst lumps this time either.

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ginene
Oct. 12, 2011 at 10:20 PM

Ok I came on last Tuesday 10/4/2011. My period was a 26 day cycle.  Still taking my vinegar and I didn't have bad cramps, didn't take tylenol, no gagging, nothing.  Thank you Jesus! I had a normal person period with minor cramps. I was able to function normal. Yeah me!

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ginene
Nov. 4, 2011 at 9:20 PM I came on Monday 10/31. Period was ok. Did grow up once and some annoying cramps. I did forget my vinegar about a week because I ran out. I still was happy with it. I didn't cry. I was a little moody but not too bad and I didnt take any tylenol. This time it was 27 days

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carolv
Nov. 13, 2011 at 11:04 PM So what does the apple cider for exactly and how much do you take? Where can I find it online? How did you find out about the vinegar?

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ginene
Nov. 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM

I am take 2 tablespoons. I actually found it on www.earthclinic.com.  It's a site with natural remedies. I googled something about my pmdd or post tubal ligation symptoms and came across it.  I truly think it is a blessing from God!  I can tell you my mood swings at the time I posted the first post in June was bad but it was much worse prior to me taking it. I started that month but before I was going to see a doctor for depression pills but started googling home remedies and found the site.  Let me know if it helps you. It helps me a whole lot! And has reduced the heaviness of my bleeding.

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ginene
Nov. 14, 2011 at 6:04 PM

Today I am ovulating. I'm not in pain. I came on 10/31 and normally ovulates on my 14th day. I realized today that my right ovary is swollen.  I could actually feel it pulsating.  Some of my coworkers state their's swell a little bit too but mine is very noticeable. My husband noticed it and my mom when I showed her.  I just thought i should document this just to see what happens.

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ginene
Nov. 30, 2011 at 12:44 PM

I came on today. 30 days from the last time.  Mild cramps. Not too bad. I took my apple cider vinegar this morning at 4 am. 2tblsp and again at 4:30 a.m.  I put my heating pad on my back and my pelvic/ovary area and I feel good enough that I went to work today. Actually posting this at work. Yeah!!!

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ginene
Jan. 2, 2012 at 2:29 PM

I forgot to post because I actually felt normal!!! Woohoo! I came on Thursday December 29th (28 day cycle) and I took my vinegar in the morning, the afternoon, the evening and night and I didn't have cramps really. Just a mild irritation and was so happy that no one knew I was on. OMG!!! Thank you God for home remedies! I take my vinegar everyday!  Sometimes twice a day and when I'm on I take it at least 3 times a day.

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