My first time using a menstrual cup was on vacation. I needed to go swimming in a pool and on the beach. I wasn’t sure how to use a menstrual cup, or what to expect in the water. I looked out at the beach and thought there might be sharks, and feared the worst. Luckily, a cup is a great way to swim all month long, uninterrupted by nature. Unlike a tampon, a cup is even better for swimming because it will not absorb water. Here are some tips for using a reusable menstrual cup swimming!