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The Pill Club

Do you belong?   In college, my friends used to jump on and off hormonal contraceptives like The Pill, NuvaRing, Yaz, and others based on the balancing of their monthly budget.  Contraception was considered a luxury whether for the purpose of “safe sex”, lighter or fewer menstrual cycles, less acne, bigger boobs, etc.  Now, it’s […]

Birth Control / Breast Cancer / contraception / Go Pink

(You)th Go Pink With NFL – Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s breast cancer awareness month so I challenge you to go pink. The NFL does it. So can you! Everyone has been affected by breast cancer in some way. Many loved ones have been lost. Here’s the thing: It’s not just about wearing pink or buying something pink. This is about breast cancer prevention. Let’s […]

Birth Control / contraception / Uncategorized

Humanae Vitae Part 3- Responsible Parenthood & Observing Natural Law

Finals are over and I have had some time to recoup after being sick during finals. What wonderful timing, but what can you do? Life goes on and I am up and running again. So, here we go continuing to look at what the Catholic Church has to say about how birth is to be […]

Birth Control / contraception

Humanae Vitae Part 2 – The Design for Married Love

We now continue the series on the Catholic Church encyclical Humanae Vitae as many of us struggle in our modern day culture with understanding the Church’s opposition to artificial contraception. We again ask, why does artificial contraception matter so much? To help us understand this sensitive topic, we go back to the beginning of what […]

abortion / Breast Cancer / Catholic / contraception / planned parenthood / The Pill

Beginning Today “Just One Little Pill” to Change the World

This morning Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, asked the question “Can one little pill change the world?” She asked this because today, August 1, 2012 women in the U.S. will begin to access free birth control with no co-payments.  With greater access to birth control beginning today, I would like to share some information […]