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O, Me of Little Faith

My parents got married in 1970 and divorced in 1980. Then they got remarried in 1990 and divorced again in 2008. And then last year, they got re-remarried. This time it’s different, though. This time they’re also married to God. … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: Sunday Morning Pillow Talk

Sometime between dawn and bagels… Me: I know we aren’t supposed to, but I think we should have sex. N: Don’t write checks your pussy can’t cash. Me: Fair enough. Want to do a crossword? N: Sure. This is the least … Continue reading

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My Biological Clock Has One Hand Clapping. Sometimes.

So, I got caught in an undertow of grief the other day. I could try to defend myself by saying that I freaked out because my estrogen level is 2500 instead of the normal 150, but I’d rather just accept the … 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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Un(en)titled

I don’t deserve this. I don’t deserve my infertility or the years I spent struggling with the most complex grief I’ve ever known. God knows, there are worse tragedies in the world, but there’s something about the pain of infertility … Continue reading

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Baby Blue

I went into all this infertility stuff with a wide-open heart. N and I had just gotten back together after being separated for a year, and – being more in love than ever – I felt armed and ready for … Continue reading

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