So, I’m going to say something, I never thought in a MILLION years I would say…
I couldn’t wait to get my period this month.
Now, for those of you who don’t know, I’ve suffered from endometriosis, almost my entire life. Google it, if you don’t know what it is. Basically, most of my teenage years were spent getting my period for weeks on end and with excruciating pain. Surgery, hormones, crazy birth control pills and shots-not much helped. EXCEPT…
…GOING VEGAN. That’s right, eliminating dairy, and usually gluten “that time of the month” made a significant decrease in my pain and symptoms. I am no longer on any birth control, and though the first day is insanely painful, the rest of it is short and fairly pain-free.
Now that I’ve slightly, horrified you-let’s get to some good news! Because PMS Bites are basically the best news ever.
Recently featured in Shark Tank, PMS Bites are a local, seriously life-changing chocolate treat for women everywhere. These vegan, gluten-free, organic, delicious little orbs are composed mostly of dates, cacao powder, coconut flour and oats. With a super added bonus from those of us suffering from PMS, bloating, cramping and moodiness-dandelion root, ginseng and chamomile. Now, sure. You could go ahead and just get those herbs in supplement form-but where’s the fun in that?! Chocolate makes everything better, especially when you’ve got your period. I’ve never even been one to crave sweets, but I was fantasizing about these things all day. I had to wait three weeks to try them, because I wanted to test them and see if they genuinely helped with symptoms.
And did they? YUP!
Maybe it was in my head. But I honestly felt a lot less pain this time around. Usually I’m extremely irritated and want to cry and yell at everyone the first day. Though my pain was still pretty severe, it wasn’t half as bad as it normally is. And I didn’t flip out on anyone! And this particular period started on the MOST hectic day I’ve had in a long time, so I was extra surprised I did’t kill anyone that day. Basically, PMS Bites are literally saving lives!
Six pieces lasted me two days (three each day). I would absolutely eat three of these every day for the rest of my life, and contest that the herbs are a part of my mandatory daily supplementation. Which I honestly might do. You’ve got the option for buy the six pack at will, for $14.99 a box OR subscribe to have them delivered to your door monthly and save 10%. Of the three flavors-All Kinds of Nuts, Plain Crazy or CocoNutty- I liked the All Kinds of Nuts the best. Honestly, they all taste pretty similar, and all of them taste outstanding.