(Closed) Birth control Pills – how do you remember?

posted 6 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Birth control Pills - how do you remember?
    I take it in the morning when I get up : (30 votes)
    23 %
    I take it before bedtime : (36 votes)
    27 %
    I set my WATCH on the alarm feature, and it goes off same time daily : (1 votes)
    1 %
    I set my PHONE on the alarm feature, and it goes off same time daily : (54 votes)
    41 %
    I set my COMPUTER on the alarm feature, and it goes off same time daily : (1 votes)
    1 %
    I take it only when I remember, during the day sometime : (3 votes)
    2 %
    Don't use BCP but will put my 2 cents in! : (7 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    My watch goes off at noon every day.  After years of missing it in the morning (like on weekends) and missing it at night (like if I fell asleep early), I’ve decided that noon is perfect.  Lunch time on weekdays and I know I’ll be up by then on the weekends!

    Post # 5
    152 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I take pills everyday- and take them with dinner every night. (they are not BCP- but it is daily pills!)

    Post # 6
    1776 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    When I was on the pill, I had my phone alarm set for 8pm.  It was late enough that I knew I’d be home and done with dinner, but early enough that I wouldn’t have fallen asleep already.  It always worked for me. 

    Post # 7
    2849 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I used to take mine before bed. I went to bed about the same time every night, so it became part of my nightly routine.

    Post # 8
    4193 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    I keep them in the kitchen cabinet with the coffee. Since I HAVE to have my fix every morning, I can’t forget them!

    Post # 9
    3978 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    My phone goes off at 7 am every morning. I’m a morning person so I’m always up by then.

    Post # 10
    1643 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    Mine is with my toothbrush, so I take it after I brush my teeth in the morning

    Post # 11
    23602 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    In theory, I take mine every night at 10pm.  That doesn’t usually always happen. But most times Darling Husband is the one that reminds me!  😛

    Post # 13
    6 posts
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I put it in my car, its sits there where i can see it. I drive to work everyday monday- saturday and to church on sundays. I always see and take it! 🙂

    Post # 14
    2135 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @bridetobeB:  This is a good idea about the car.

    I used to try to take it at 9 pm every night, but it would never fail that I would misss 1 pill a month because there would always be some night that I didn’t have my purse with me.

    Post # 15
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I took mine with dinner.  No idea why, but it just worked for me.

    Post # 16
    5096 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Every morning when I brush my teeth.

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