Rae, this post made my day because this describes my • and once you said life hates me I fluffing screamed amen... Anyway, try placing a hot water bottle on your cramps and drink plenty of water. And exercise! I know I sound crazy, but first time I had my • (I'm on my fifth), my mum took me to my karate lesson and all the punching and kicking soothed my cramps. Always use products (I know you know that) and carry a purse to hide them. Also, try to do things that will distract you from the pain, but not something to enhance or increase it. Examples: Running in place, stretching to your toes, etc.