Mind Altering Effects of the Pill

  Holy Hormones Journal: There are so many things we have not known about the pill and other hormonal contraceptives over the years…but now that science has caught up with women’s intuition – we can certainly see the common sense side of the pill – which suppresses vital areas of the brain that can also Continue Reading …

Holly Grigg-Spall on Taking Off the “Pill Goggles”

Holy Hormones Journal: Colleague, film collaborator and author, Holly Grigg-Spall shares her concerns about birth control and how the pill almost ruined her marriage. Love the sentence at the end where she states that she still loved her husband even when the “pill goggles” came off.  Interesting choice of words – however, we need to Continue Reading …

Women’s Health- Who Really Has Blood on their Hands?

Holy Hormones Journal – Women are not just souring on the pill – they are becoming disenchanted with synthetic contraception. Period. And this is not new – women have been expressing concerns about how these fake hormones affect our health and our psyche for years. The women in Puerto Rico who trialed the pill before Continue Reading …

Science Supports Concerns about the Birth Control Pill – So Why the Taboos?

Science Supports Concerns about the Birth Control Pill – So Why the Taboos Against Discussing it with Doctors? I just listened to the short video on the Kick Starter campaign for the Sweetening the Pill documentary that we are supporting. Filmmakers,  Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein will investigate our current and future choices for contraception Continue Reading …

Saying Goodbye to the Pill for the IUD – Is it Wise or a Guise?

Holy Hormones Journal: Maybe you do not remember when women fought for the right to have birth control – but I do. Why? Because I have read about women’s history. I am aware of the sacrifices women made to make sure that all women had control of their bodies – and the right to protect Continue Reading …

BCP – Symbol of Independence or Control?

Holy Hormones Journal: Time to re-post my favorite Germaine Greer quote: “A woman’s body is the battlefield where she fights for liberation. It is through her body that oppression works, reifying her, sexualizing her, victimizing her, disabling her.”The Whole Woman, 1999 Ever wonder why you feel in the dark?  That is because women’s history –THE Continue Reading …

BCP’s – Killing Two Reproductive Birds with One Stone?

Holy Hormones Journal: Ok – if I tell you to take a look at Rachel’s “pill-sized nunga nungas, age 19” I will lose you and you will not come back.  So I better make this quick. This article is an exceptional story of a young woman who understood she was a ‘fully functional woman’ when Continue Reading …

Study: Women on BCP’s have 40% Higher Risk of Getting Brain Cancer

Holy Hormones Journal: Cancer – the result of the largest uncontrolled medical experiment in history. What people do not realize is that there are not only long terms effects from using synthetic hormones – but the ensuing hormone imbalance is passed in utero to our children. Their endocrine health is dependent on our endocrine health. Continue Reading …

Pill is Still Dominant Choice for Contraception – and other Meanderings

Holy Hormones Journal: Truly this article was written by a man. Choice of words like ‘dominant – and the ensuing analysis kind of makes me feel like (if I was menstruating) like a statistic instead of a woman choosing not to get pregnant. I think this article is important  for a couple of reasons: 1. Continue Reading …

Is Your Man Still Attractive When You Come off the Pill?

Holy Hormones Journal: Well, this is a fine howdy do. Anybody ever hear of this little side effect to the pill – which could cost you your marriage: Warning: Coming off the pill may bring disaster to your relationship. No, of course not. But you have to figure that since the pill (as well as Continue Reading …