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I couldn't stand the diva cup no matter what I tried. Had ordered the smaller one.

I had stocked up on a years supply of tampons a few months ago because I was having a hard time finding them then one store had a sale and them in stock.
 

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I couldn't stand the diva cup no matter what I tried. Had ordered the smaller one.

I had stocked up on a years supply of tampons a few months ago because I was having a hard time finding them then one store had a sale and them in stock.
I can't tolerate Diva cup either. I put up with it for a while, but it was not a good fit. (literally, the shape of it is not compatible with the shape of me.) I tried to find a cup that fit better by a smaller company but they were discontinued or out of business or both. The discs are so much better than a cup. The only downside is they're sold as "one size" but often don't state the size. I tried one brand that was a smaller diameter and the dang thing flipped right over. :barnie I had bought 2 of them. So I have a new-in-package disc sitting here because I can't use it and I don't know what to do with it or how to rehome it.
 

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the times there has been problems in this state (Michigan) is when someone either pollutes the groundwater or they are overpumping where it affects the neighboring properties. so far that isn't a danger in our neighborhood, but the overpumping from agricultural wells for irrigation did try out some people's wells, they had to either limit their pumping or had to make the neighboring wells deeper.

there are some parts of the state where people think there is a lot of groundwater because we do get a fairly decent amount of regular rains, but that is not always a good assumption because of the geology. some clay layers can really interfere with how much groundwater can recharge.

commercial operations above a certain number of gallons do need a permit to pump.
 

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we were getting low on peanut butter and due to the recall no Jif to be found. we ended up finding a 5lb jar of Skippy, which is edible and ok, but it's not Jif. i think i'll survive. :)
 

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