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An Experience in Womanhood

So the dreaded pap smear for those of us who have vaginas is a thing so weird for a variety of reasons.

Just yesterday, I had my first pap smear at the tender age of twenty. 301 more words

Thoughtless Rush

Cookie Monster in a Pap Smear

C is for cookie but also for cervix.


Histology from the microscope of @mdorda7 (Insta)

This Is to Mother You: On Caring for a Toxic Parent in Her Greatest Time of Need

Jane Demuth | Longreads | May 2016 | 11 minutes (2,632 words)

When her challenging, cancer-ridden mother suffers a psychotic break, Jane Demuth searches for the wherewithal to help the person who once demanded the most of her. 164 more words


I Got A Pap Smear Today And So Should You

Firstly, I need to preface this article by saying that I don’t know how to be a proper adult yet and I still find making doctors appointments super scary, so I nagged my mum and eventually she did it for me. 469 more words


12 Things I Need from My Gynecologist

A few weeks ago, I headed to the gynecologist for my annual lady tune-up. As I waited nearly 40 minutes naked (and yes, slightly afraid) in the exam room, I had plenty of time to study anatomical posters of the female reproductive system and really think about what my vagina has done. 63 more words


Doctors and Rain Survival

Hello! I’m writing my first post for this blog and I’m energized on a Caramel Macchiato. What’s in your cup?

After drinking half my cup of coffee and having a long day (doctor appointment, driving in the rain, working), I feel ready to blog my fingers away. 670 more words

Why I Love the NHS

Please read this blog post as an out and out love letter to the NHS. It was a scary and painful time, but I am 100% grateful to the talented and wonderful staff who work in our hospitals, clinics and other care facilities.  548 more words