... I wanted to skip or delay my period, so when I finished the last pack, I skipped the inactive pills and went straight on to a new pack. Well, that was last Tuesday and I did end up getting my period and I'm still on it. It's been a week and the past three days have been EXTREMELY heavy. I've never had a real period this heavy, it's scaring me. When will it go away? I'm in the second week of the current pack