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Fuck You, Katie Couric: A Love Story

For those of you living under a rock or some other place where no one gives a shit about egg donation, Katie Couric recently did a segment about a donor egg conceived child and her family who met their donor for … Continue reading

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Donor Down

Our donor fell through. A woman who I’ve been thinking about for weeks and whom I’ve been affectionately calling #4889 has left us. The clinic gave us two reasons. The first was that they discovered that she has a medical issue that … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Choice, Reprise

I’ve been working hard to wrap my head around the ins-and-outs of what it’ll mean to raise a child that isn’t genetically my own. There are a lot of layers to it, especially since my discomfort stems from some deep-seated … Continue reading

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Case Study: Me

I’ve blogged about my theory that egg donation is not that different from adoption, and I’ve blogged about my negative feelings about adoption, and yet, I’m trying to adopt an egg. What gives? Turns out I’m not the first person to … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: LOL Cats

Usually LOL Cats makes me LOL. This one didn’t.

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“I’m Talkin’ about Ethics”

One of my favorite lines in the Coen brothers’ Miller’s Crossing is when Jon Polito tells Albert Finney: “I’m talkin’ about friendship. I’m talkin’ about character. I’m talkin’ about – Hell, Leo, I ain’t embarrassed to use the word – I’m talkin’ … Continue reading

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