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Honouring My Flow: Surviving A Menstrual Crisis

It was a dark and stormy night and little did I know what was in store for me when morning came and dawn broke.

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Bodies

Have IUD, Will Travel

The IUD has suffered years of a bad reputation. Once lauded as the device that punctured a thousand wombs and rendered hoards of women sterile forever, its gradual re-acceptance has been gaining over the years.

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My Downsized Uterus

This is a piece I wrote a few days before I had a hysterectomy to treat a prolapsed (meaning it burst through the cervix like an alien baby through a Nostromo crew member) fibroid tumor.   The surgery started at the exact same time as President Obama’s inauguration,  I made the joke during surgery prep that […]