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Archetype Casting

For 2012, I had three new year’s resolutions: to do more crosswords, to breathe, and to focus more on integrity than on goal-setting. I only succeeded insofar as I’m still breathing. Because I tend to fail wildly at at these annual vows, … Continue reading

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Psychopathic Naturopathic Medicine

I’ve started seeing naturopaths. That’s naturopaths plural. Meaning three of them. My main naturopath says that the reason I can’t carry a pregnancy is threefold: lack of circulation, elevated toxicity, and increased inflammation. To ameliorate those things, I am two weeks … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights at the End of the Tunnel

It wasn’t the best Hanukkah for me. Lots of drama that’s not worth getting into, so I won’t, but in between the bouts of mayhem, there was an especially sweet moment. My mother urged me yet again to think about … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Remorse: Egg Edition

I met my donor for lunch yesterday. The following are excerpts from our conversation. My Donor: “I’m really good at a lot of things. Like flower arranging. I’m great at succulents. Look at these pictures.” Me: “They’re beautiful.” My Head: … 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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