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Therapy is Stupid

It’s been months, and I still can’t say it. I can say, “I’m,” and I can say, “pregnant,” but so far I haven’t managed to say them in sequence. Instead I default to, “I’m 14 weeks.” Or to close friends I … Continue reading

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Beta Beta

The second beta was 11.32, which means that this pregnancy isn’t viable, so I’m stopping meds today. Good thing, too. I need a drink.

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Alpha Beta

This morning’s result was 17.47. This is super low by beta standards since most providers consider anything below 50 to be negative, but when I urged my nurse to lay it out for me doomsday style, she wouldn’t do it. She … Continue reading

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Pee Antipathy

Wednesday, June 20 – 8dt5dt. I peed on another stick this morning, and the line was darker than yesterday’s, so I went back to bed and cried. The line was darker, which means I’m probably really pregnant. Bummer. I was … Continue reading

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Two Weeks’ Silent Apostrophe

Watching shitty romantic comedies is my most guilty pleasure. Actually, that’s not true. Watching shitty romantic comedies is a guilty pleasure, but my most guilty pleasure is watching shitty romantic comedies over and over and over again. Anything with Reese Whitherspoon, … Continue reading

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Forty Vignettes

I turn 40 next week. I remember my mother when she was 40. I was 18, so it’s not hard to recall. She still turned heads with her beauty and sexy stylishness, but 40 was when she started to seem … Continue reading

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