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Healthcare Abroad

Go, if you are there

Photo by Zach Vessels on Unsplash

Birth control can cost a woman a pretty penny (hundreds of dollars a year). Still, I needed it — not just to prevent pregnancy, but because of hormonal imbalances, cysts, fibroids, and even migraines. The pill somehow made it all more manageable. I had spent the summer in Alaska and was crossing Canada on a road trip back to “the lower 48” when I decided to stop at a walk-in medical clinic. I…

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This Woman

This Woman

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Mother, writer, busy woman. The only thing that matters about my childhood is that I survived.