I'm not going to go into much detail in this post, but I do have a product to recommend.
It will only be useful to women of child-bearing years, so the rest of you need not waste your time. I stumbled across it on a message board one day, and am glad that I took a chance and tried it, even though I hadn't known there was an alternative to tampons until then.
The Diva Cup
It works so much better for me and I've always wondered why it's not more widely known. So I'm trying to spread the word without offering up too much information. :)