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Two

There are two reasons why I don’t publish posts often enough. The first┬áhas to do with generic laziness. I can lie and say that I’m busy, but I’m all caught up on Empire, so┬álaziness it is. The other is that … Continue reading

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Up’s Tears, Down’s Tears

I cried twice today. Once from overwhelming sadness for my father’s grief at the loss of his mother, and once when my doctor called to say that I’m pregnant. They were very different tears. Yes, my official test came back … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Committing Murder

From the start, I had an “unexplained infertility” diagnosis. Or rather an “unexplained infertility, but we think it’s an egg issue” diagnosis. As in: You can’t get pregnant on your own, but we think it’s an egg issue, so let’s … Continue reading

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Bust

About a month ago, I went lingerie shopping and bought myself six new bras. Three are basic black, but two of them are pink, and one has a leopard pattern — the one I love wearing most of all. For … Continue reading

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Getting Testy

I took a home test this morning. It was negative. Naturally I got pretty bummed out, but then I Google-stalked every woman who’s ever peed in the history of sticks, and I accumulated a 6-point plan of rationalization for why … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice. Pro-Life.

I discovered a secret to life. The first half of the secret is that “choice yields unhappiness.” The second half of the secret is that “choicelessness yields happiness.” And the third half of the secret is that I’m doing it … Continue reading

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