Today I spent $250 on a 4 month supply of birth control. That’s $750 a year. Before the pharmacy at my school closed because of budget cuts, it was $540 a year. Unfortunately, I can’t find a prescription discount card that covers my pills.
Despite the outrageous cost (you’d think the pills with less hormone in them would be cheaper. They aren’t.) it’s worth the money – without the pills I spent a week every month feeling like I’m in labor.
But I wish I could have spent that money on these instead: