Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bust

About a month ago, I went lingerie shopping and bought myself six new bras. Three are basic black, but two of them are pink, and one has a leopard pattern — the one I love wearing most of all. For … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Elmo Street

I’ve been having baby dreams. Three in a row. Not good ones. In the first, I give birth to a baby, but because she was conceived by egg donation, she isn’t legally mine, and in order to file for custody, … Continue reading

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Getting Testy

I took a home test this morning. It was negative. Naturally I got pretty bummed out, but then I Google-stalked every woman who’s ever peed in the history of sticks, and I accumulated a 6-point plan of rationalization for why … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice. Pro-Life.

I discovered a secret to life. The first half of the secret is that “choice yields unhappiness.” The second half of the secret is that “choicelessness yields happiness.” And the third half of the secret is that I’m doing it … Continue reading

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Tennis Anyone?

With a dozen eggs, you can make an entire menu of foods consisting of deviled eggs, a chef’s salad, matzo ball soup, fried chicken, a noodle casserole, and cupcakes. A dozen eggs can also make twelve people.┬áThat’s more than enough … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: “You’re Good”

In case your man needs support in seeding those eggs. Sincerely, Christopher Walken (PS: Thanks to those of you who’ve been checking up on me in the days leading up to my transfer. You make my heart sing. For those … Continue reading

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