The Cure is Worse than the Disease… (via Girl Normal)

The faux, super-honest ads at the bottom are what makes me like this post so much. It’s a light-hearted post on a rather serious subject: side effects of drugs. Since so many of us have to make the tough choice of balancing potentially dangerous drugs and potentially devastating conditions, it’s nice to be able to chuckle about it, if only for a hot minute.

The Cure is Worse than the Disease... I know I’m not the first to discuss this particular quirk of our modern society…but I think I might be the first to address it via cute cuddly snowball people. Have you ever been sitting, watching TV, and one of those glossy happy-people drug commercials comes on? Do you find yourself strangely attracted and repulsed at the same time? Here’s what I’ve noticed about these particular commercials:  1. You’re never really sure what the drug is or wha … Read More

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4 thoughts on “The Cure is Worse than the Disease… (via Girl Normal)

  1. Howdy Lipstick! Just wanted to drop by and say thanks for posting this, and also, thanks for having such a good sense of humor about it. My own dad has a serious, chronic, auto-immune disorder that requires a steady flow of perscription drugs (without which, he probably wouldn’t be alive). So I understand from personal experience that some people really DO benifit from modern medicine. Nonetheless, if we can’t laugh at ourselves, then what can we laugh about?

    • Hey Girl,

      Nonetheless, if we can’t laugh at ourselves, then what can we laugh about?

      Amen! Loved the post. 🙂

  2. Oh my god, that’s so funny! And true..

    .Have you seen the movie “Crazy People?” It’s about an ad exec who goes through some personal stuff and winds up getting committed because he turns in the wrong ads to be published but the ads wind up being a hit because they’re so truthful. They’re all along those lines!

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