September 11, 2008

Wow, that's BIG!

I don't take a multi-vitamin. But everyone says I should.

A few weeks back I ordered a free sample of Nature-Made "multi for her" I received a 2 weeks supply. I figure I will give this a try. Try it for 2 weeks and see how I feel after I stop taking it. If I notice a difference maybe I'll start taking a daily mulit-vitamin - maybe even the brand that I'm trying.

I open up the bottle this morning - excited that I'm starting to try to take better care of myself . Shock.. holy cow! Look at the size of these things! Am I just weak or is this normal? It took me two tries to swallow this pill. I gagged the first time.

Compare the size of this pill and a penny.



Since this was a trial size bottle I assumed that Nature Made would want my opinion on these vitamins. I called the 1-800 number from the back of the bottle. I suggested why not split the pill (you can't cut this - it's a liquid softgel) and have the consumer take two pills a day. They made me seem like I was the minority. Nature Made said that the consumer would rather take one horse pill then two pills a day.

Well I guess I won't be buying those...

Do you take a multi vitamin? Is it a horse pill?
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