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This weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving.  I think it’s just like the USA Thanksgiving, just earlier. In my mind, it’s a time for appreciation, for spending time with family, and for giving thanks. Historically my parents host all the kids for a big lunch.  We normally get together on Sunday, and a few times we have done our thanksgiving meal on Monday.  So, a few weeks ago I called my Dad to tell… Read More

In my part of the world they say to get a pap smear every three years if you are a women without symptoms of cervical cancer from age 25-69 who are, or have been, sexually active (source). So today was my date with my family doctor and a speculum. Was I thrilled?  Nope. Was I terrified, like I was getting my IUD inserted or that ultrasound a few months ago?  Nope.  I… Read More