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
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
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