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I’ve been reading too much of Bridget Jones’s Diary – the writing style is fixing itself in my mind and I keep wanting to write entries that way. Can’t be good.

Got my hair done at ‘s house tonight. She rocks.

Adventures in Birth Control:
So I’m out of BCP’s. I am also out of prescription. My doctor is on vacation, and can’t see me for another two weeks. I need them in a couple of days. Dilemma.

suggests that I go to a family planning clinic, since they hand them out there to people. She gets me an address. Strange and I walk there after I’m done work. We feel a bit weird about the place, but go in anyway.

Turns out they were a pro-life information centre. How they got listed as a family planning clinic, I’d like to know… he started ranting about how the pill is going to kill me, and how I should just abstain because then I won’t get a broken heart. As if sex is what causes broken hearts… I am not about to go off the pill, whether or not I’m having sex has no impact on that decision. I was like a deer caught in headlights. Strange told me I was too polite… I don’t think polite is the right word. I was just in a state of shock and I couldn’t figure out how to get out of there.

When we got out of the place, I was seriously shaken and disturbed.

However, going to strange’s place and having her do my hair and playing nintendo made it all much better.

4 Comments

  • cato

    June 14, 2001 at 9:33 pm

    when do you need them?

    email me the kind and if i have them at work i will steal you a package..errm… take you one.

    although, i think we’re out of marvelon at the moment.

    i’m not at work again until monday. but i could meet you after work monday night and hook you up.

    email me and tell me where this fucking place was that was a prolifer place faking as a clinic. i’ll call around. see where i can report them to (shit like that makes me insane).

    two amazing places you might want to try are the Bay Center for Birth Control. or the Hassle Free Clinic. I can hook you up with numbers and locations for them tommorow.

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      June 15, 2001 at 7:16 am

      Okay… if they’re close to downtown, that’d rock, unless you can get stuff for me. Otherwise I may go to a walk-in clinic on the weekend or something.

  • msfancypants

    June 15, 2001 at 5:34 am

    Oh god, Jenny, I’m so sorry! I had no idea it was a pro-life clinic! Now I feel like shit!

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      June 15, 2001 at 5:59 am

      I don’t blame you… it’s not like they said it in the phone book or anything. Creepy freaks.