4 Things That Happened When I Stopped Taking Birth Control Pills

4 Things That Happened When I Stopped Taking Birth Control Pills

Over the last several years I’ve read articles and blog posts here and there about women stopping their birth control. Everyone has their reasons – mood changes, weight gain, lowered sex drive, or just wanting to have a baby – women have different reasons for wanting to stop their birth control pills.

For me, it was a combination of things. To start, I wanted to see how my body would react without messing with its hormones. I’ve been trying to find ways to let my body do what it’s naturally supposed to do by using better products and fueling myself with good food (haha – still working on that). So, why not take that into consideration with something I put into my body everyday? I talked to my gynecologist, and she was all for it! I didn’t start my pill for any reason other than to prevent pregnancy, so I wasn’t worried about any side affects of stopping the pill and neither was she!

Continue reading “4 Things That Happened When I Stopped Taking Birth Control Pills”
Follow along. You know you want to.
error
More Comfortable and Affordable Periods – The Diva Cup Review

More Comfortable and Affordable Periods – The Diva Cup Review

A few years ago my best friend, Shannon, told me about a tampon alternative called a Diva Cup. She explained that it was a reusable cup that you empty, clean, and use throughout your period. To be completely honest I was like, ‘Uh no thank you byyyyeee.‘ The thought of getting all up into my cooter and then dealing with the contents of the cup grossed me out. But the thought of having a reusable, cheap option kind of hung out in the back of my mind.

And then I feel like I didn’t hear a whole lot about them until the last couple of months or so. Back in March one of my favorite Instagram ladies shared a post about her Lunette Cup – another menstrual cup option on the market. I trust Jera, and I can get behind anything she trusts too. Not that I don’t trust Shannon! Oh I trust Shannon with my life, but Jera served more as a reminder that these cups were out there.

So I started to do some research – mostly on Instagram – to figure out some more information. Diva Cup and Lunette Cup’s websites have a ton of information, but I love hearing from real women using these products. I decided I was going to give it a try, and I texted Shannon full of excitement when I bought my Diva Cup! Continue reading “More Comfortable and Affordable Periods – The Diva Cup Review”

Follow along. You know you want to.
error