They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

Toilet Roll

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that since May last year, I’ve been waiting for a colonoscopy due to some ongoing stomach issues. While I’m totally grateful that we have such an amazing organisation like the NHS, waiting times for stuff like this are bullshit. I was referred in May, I saw a … Continue reading They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

Hospital Waiting Room

A nice early warning for everyone - in this post, I’ll be talking about vaginas. Anyway, now that’s out of the way, let’s get on with today’s post. So today, as it’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, I thought I’d put together a post on what happens when you have a smear test. Obviously most will … Continue reading Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

Do you attend your cervical screening? Research by Public Health England (PHE) has found that 90% of women would be likely to take a test that prevents cancer, but despite this 1 in 4 women in the UK fail to attend their appointment. The fact that screening is now at its lowest in 20 years … Continue reading Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment