my middle schoolers are running The Mile tomorrow - page 3

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  1. by   kidzcare
    Quote from Jedrnurse
    The irony is that running would be great for the anxiety...
    That's what I tell the older girls about menstrual cramps. They will ask to sit out of PE (or other activities when I work at camp over the summer) and I tell them the exercise will help with cramps! No need to sit with a heating pad- get out there and be active!
  2. by   JenTheSchoolRN
    Quote from kidzcare
    That's what I tell the older girls about menstrual cramps. They will ask to sit out of PE (or other activities when I work at camp over the summer) and I tell them the exercise will help with cramps! No need to sit with a heating pad- get out there and be active!
    Yep - I tell girls this all the time. And also, unless you have a doctor's note, typical menstrual cramps are not a medical excuse to skip gym. Sorry, ladies.

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