No sugarcoating: that "special" time of the month sucks. A few joyful side effects of menstruation include muscle aches, insomnia, migraines, stomach issues, fatigue, and, of course, major mood swings. Every woman is different, but I have yet to meet one who looks forward to shedding the lining of her uterus. Ahead are 17 gifts for when you're on your period. These goodies may not take away all the pain, but they'll certainly make you feel a little better.