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May 22, 2014

I Have Never Been To The Gyno, Am I Going To Die?

I just feel too self-conscious and fragile to have someone dealing with my lady bits which is strange because I never have any problem letting guys down there, haha.

Jun 11, 2010

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Awkward Times at the Gyno

No matter how you slice it, visiting the gyno is awkward. Not only do you have to expose yourself in the most unflattering way to your doctor (and the nurse who is required to be in there), but you gotta do it while he or she makes small talk from between your legs.

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Dec 18, 2009

Drinking On The Job: Fail

Drinking on the job seems like such an enticing idea. Make the work day a little more bearable, ya know? I know I'd be a hell of a lot friendlier to those jerks taking out books at the campus library if I had a little Ketel One in me. Sure, I'd be making 412 runs to the bathroom, but everything is more fun when you're drunk...and re-shelving books could use a little boost of fun.

Dec 3, 2009

The Doctor Is In: Let’s Talk About The New Pelvic Exam Guidlines

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently announced new recommendations that cut back on Pap smear screening. Why are we recommending cutting back on women’s health screening? Let me fill you in on the news.

Nov 27, 2009

WTF Friday: Wanna Play Doctor?

I'm all about a little role playing - I mean who doesn't get turned on at the thought of sexy time with a McDreamy - but I do believe this is taking things a little bit too far. There is nothing sexy about a speculum. Nothing at all.

Aug 8, 2009

Your Back-to-School To-Do List

We hate to be bearers of bad news, but it's August — meaning the glory days of sippin' summer cocktails and rapidly developing skin cancer at any locale offering a mid- to large-sized body of water are, unfortunately, coming to an end.

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Mar 27, 2009

The Weekly Wrap Up: Lame on Friday Night

Fridays kill me. On the one hand I want nothing more than to head to the bar to drink away another long week (and simultaneously avoid creepers), but then I'm so tired I can barely get off the couch.

Have You Seen Your Doctor Lately?

When’s the last time you took a trip to visit your good old friend, the doctor? Chances are you’ve missed some really important appointments! It's time to suck it up and face the music, sister.

I Went and Got Tested

After reading about one CollegeCandy writer’s scary STD experience, I realized that I had not been tested in over 4...

Mar 12, 2009

Weekly Wrap Up: January’s Almost Over

How is it almost February? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was vowing to head back to the gym and...

Jan 30, 2009

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Dec 25, 2008

CollegeCandy’s Year in Review

Whew! What a year, right? We saw it all: Britney’s bald head, governors getting it on with prostitutes, a new...

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Jul 31, 2008

A Girl’s Trip to the Gyno: Even if it’s Embarrassing, Tell the Truth

So the other day I woke up at 7:30 in the morning to have a little date with a speculum....

Mar 28, 2008

I Never Said “Yes”

I know a lot of people who are terrified of sex. I can’t entirely blame them, really. For something that’s...

Mar 21, 2008

A Date with a Bottlebrush: My Most Recent Pap

She wasn’t a doctor — not really. She was “just” a physician’s assistant. But my doctor had left — again....

Mar 9, 2008

HPV: What Is It? And Could I Have It?

The first time I heard about HPV (Human papillomavirus), I’m pretty sure it was during a flash of a Gardisal...

Feb 26, 2008

My First Time….at the Gyno

When my doctor recommended I get my first gynecological exam at 18, I freaked out. I had spent the entirety...

May 25, 2007

My Vagina Is Closed For Business.

So I got the first shot for the HPV vaccine the other day. I don’t really mind the gyno…except for...