Sunday, February 08, 2009

Reaching menarche in Srilanka

My neighbour's daughter just got her first period. Her mother informed me a few days ago, and i have been invited to join them celebrate.
After getting over the slight embarassment of discussing such private buisness, am getting used to the idea as the noise of visiting relatives and the constant bustle of cleaning and rearranging the house her parents seem to be engrossed in continues.
I havent seen the girl, as she will be kept in confinement for a couple of days...

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