Keep Laughing with Poise

by Alli

I don’t know who said it first, but “Laughter is the best medicine!”

When’s the last time you laughed?  I’m not talking about a chuckle. I’m talking about the kind of laughter that comes all the way from the depths of your being.  That laughter that generates a snort, watery eyes and causes you to lose your breath.  Yeah, that one.

According to, laughter is strong medicine for mind and body:

  • Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after.
  • Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease.
  • Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain.
  • Laughter protects the heart. Laughter improves the function of blood vessels and increases blood flow, which can help protect you against a heart attack and other cardiovascular problems.

Maybe you’ve stopped laughing because you’re one of the “one in three women” who has LBL (light bladder leakage) every time you laugh.  Whether you leak a little or have a sudden urge to go, Poise gives you one less thing to worry about!  Poise® pads and liners are designed specifically for light bladder leakage, so you can keep laughing with Poise!  


Designed to move with the body, Poise® pads and liners feature super absorbent materials and a thin flex design for extraordinary protection that’s three times drier than period pads.  You can now take care of leaks with confidence.

What will you do with those other pads – you know, the ones that are made for periods and not LBL?  I’ve seen them used for pretty wreaths, slippers, aprons and mopping pads, but I did something simple and practical with mine.  I created a manicure kit using recycled period pads as nail polish remover pads.


You just bend the pad back so that the sticky part is together.  I tried to cut them in circles using a large hole punch, but those pads were too thick – not suitable for punching or LBL!  So I used scissors and cut them in squares, tied them up with a ribbon and now they are ready to remove nail polish.

Poise Pads

And when the grandkids needed a raft for their action figures, I’m ready for that, too!


Click here to receive a free sample and find some fun and creative ways to #RecycleYourPeriodPad!



Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle June 12, 2015 - 5:15 pm

A life raft for the Power Ranger! That’s awesome!

Christy Maurer June 12, 2015 - 6:27 pm

LOL Nice raft for the action figures! Laughing really is good medicine. I’m not a fan of comedy TV shows, but the shows I watch do have comedic elements. So I do laugh regularly.

celebbabylaundry June 12, 2015 - 7:57 pm

Hahaha, that is so funny! A raft for the power range is a great idea, couldn’t think of a better alternative use!

Erlene June 12, 2015 - 10:52 pm

Would have never thought to use pads for doing nails or for a Power Ranger raft…lol. LBL isn’t so much an issue with laughing as it is with jumping up and down. Totally sucks because it makes exercising a little difficult.

ricci June 12, 2015 - 11:06 pm

Oh Poise. I do not look forward to using you one day but at least you come in cooler packaging now 😉

HilLesha June 13, 2015 - 2:02 am

I haven’t experience any issues with this yet. However, I will have to keep this brand in mind if this issue ever arises.

Dogvills June 13, 2015 - 2:52 am

A good laugh is always good. I like watching funny flicks. I like the floater for the action hero idea. 😉

michele d June 13, 2015 - 8:06 am

Laughter is so much better than crying! I’ve never tried this brand out but plan on it. I’ve heard from other women that they prefer it. Thanks!

Echo June 13, 2015 - 8:54 am

Love the raft! What a brilliant idea! Using them for nail polish is a great idea too!

Jeanine June 13, 2015 - 9:36 am

So fun, I have learned so much lately that there are way more reasons to use pads than just with periods or leakage. So great. I’d never think to use them for anything else!

Michellette "MimiCuteLips" Green June 13, 2015 - 11:43 am

I love the idea of making a raft for the kids action figures. Talking about laughing, that had me cracking up. Using them for remove fingernail polish is good and practical.

Nichole June 13, 2015 - 11:45 am

That made me giggle. I love the power ranger! I would never have thought of any of those ideas!

Ann Bacciaglia June 13, 2015 - 3:26 pm

It is great that there are such great products for LBL. I love the raft idea lol.

Kristen from The Road to Domestication June 13, 2015 - 10:17 pm

Okay, your raft for the action figure CRACKED ME UP! LOL I am not one in three women, but my mom is, and these are exactly what she uses!

Uplifting Families June 14, 2015 - 12:59 am

I love your ideas. The superhero bed is awesome. 🙂

My kids thought I was a bit weird when they saw me pull put the pads to use for cleaning. I just wanted it to be something that others would laugh at. Poise was creative. 🙂

Lynndee June 14, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Yup, laughter is definitely the best medicine! I love how creative you were with that raft. Hehe. That is surely super cute! 🙂

Theresa June 14, 2015 - 8:16 pm

Thanks for sharing such a funny article. Nice photo idea.

Carin Kilby Clark June 14, 2015 - 9:58 pm

Laughter is definitely the best medicine! Great idea. So creative.

Erin Kennedy June 14, 2015 - 10:44 pm

A raft, and nail polish remover! Great ideas! I am still racking my brain for ideas! This was super cute post and your ideas to use the P pads are classic!

Ashleigh June 16, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Not afraid to admit with childbirth comes some dribble. My kiddos make me laugh a lot now but always have to keep that bladder in check.

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen June 17, 2015 - 2:57 pm

I haven’t experience LBL yet but I’ll keep poise in mind should I experience it after I give birth to my second baby.


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