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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

1 Year TTC & Choosing Our Doctor

In May of 2015 my OBGYN began talking to me about starting some testing since we had been trying to conceive (ttc) for a year. We started with a routine pap smear and also blood work for me. 302 more words

Amy Schumer, The Pap Smear And The Truth Of Life In America

Comedy has a way to bring out the truth in the world.

The truth is that as many inroads as women have made, we are still a male dominated society. 46 more words


6 Secrets Every OB-GYN Knows

(And you should, too!)

  1. Plan for less pinch.  Take the sting out of your next mammogram and ensure a better image by scheduling it for the week after your period.
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