Monthly Archives: March 2013

Death and Life. Maybe.

My grandmother died this morning. Also this morning, I found out I’m pregnant. Yesterday my father learned that my grandmother was very sick, and within a couple hours, he was at the airport. They Skyped while he waited to board, … Continue reading

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“Grey’s Anatomy,” and Other Autobiographical Stories

I’ve been brainstorming ideas for how to borrow from popular culture to frame my autobiography.┬áHere’s what I’ve come up with so far: “Grey’s Anatomy” – An eternally-running television series about a middle-aged woman’s eggs and their quest for McSpermy. (Genre: … Continue reading

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Prospective Perspective

I have a question. I always swore that I’d never consider egg donation. My reasons were that it’d be creepy, it’d feel false, and it’d be socially confusing. But after years of failed in-vitro treatments, my doctor said that the … Continue reading

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Dietary Supplements

Here’s what happens 3 months into quitting gluten, soy, dairy, nightshades, caffeine, sugar, and alcohol: You never have any gas or stomach pains Your previously painful period cramps completely disappear You have regular, perfect poops Your donor gets pregnant It’s … Continue reading

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