The realm of oral contraceptives is getting a bit messy these days. Some of you may remember my issues with the birth control pill, Yaz. After surviving a pulmonary embolism, I can now consider myself relatively healthy although doctors are not sure if I will have more complications in the future. Even though I've been off my medication for two and a half years, I am still dealing with what happened everyday. There are still things I have to avoid like soy products, it makes me paranoid to be around people that smoke, and any time I have pains in my chest I freak out. The mental and emotional aspects of what happened are still very much a part of my life. It's been almost three years since I was in the hospital for my birth control, and it seems that just now the FDA is taking it seriously. More Here...