I just got back from visiting the SO a week or so ago (long distance relationship). Some of you may remember I didn't want my period while I was visiting so per the courteous advice of friends and tPFers, I skipped my placebo pills and began the next packet of pills right away (Yasmine). We still practiced with drawl as a back up method but thats not 100%. And there was one day I was a few hours late taking one pill and maybe about an hour or 2 laate for two more pills.Now, I'm beginning the 3rd week of that packet... so 7 more days of active pills and then I start 7 days of placebo white pills. A few days ago, I noticed breast tenderness. I still ahve it. I always thought you only get that immediately prior to your period. It seems I felt breast tenderness a bit in advance. I feel paranoid and am a bit worried. I know when I wasnt on birthcontrol, I would be "safe" as long as I go my period that month. Now that I'm on it, does it work the same way in that I'll be safe if I get my period when it is expected in a week? Or do the pills manupulate my hormones so I'll still get my period even if im "insert P word"?