The Devil’s Pills Return

I know a lot more than the average Jane about birth control. I even know things about now all but defunct methods like vaginal foam and diaphragms. I also know rates of perfect vs. average use, how often you can take plan B (as often as you want) vs. ella (no more than once per... Continue Reading →


It’s happening.

It’s happening. It’s happening SO.FUCKING.FAST. LL is on OCP’s (she started Saturday) and we are barreling toward egg retrieval on December 15th. Wut?! Basically, she got her period last Thursday, got a call, and then the train went blasting out of the station. Partially, the speed is because the clinic closes for Xmas, so we... Continue Reading →


My parents came to town the weekend before last. Mostly, it was fine. By which I mean: there was no intense emotional drama, no fights, no obvious guilt trips. It was absolutely exhausting. Totally, entirely draining. I think we learned enough to take the edge of the next visit, but I also think I learned... Continue Reading →

The Audacity of Hope

I will not tell anyone to feel anything today, just to clarify if you thought that the title might lead to some cockeyed optimism that you just aren't prepared to deal with. That is not what I'm going to say. I'm going to start by acknowledging the obvious: America has made a devastating but actually... Continue Reading →

The Reader

In the almost-20 months since my son was born, I have read one – MAYBE two – books to full completion. In the one case I am certain of, the book was for work and it was required for discussion at our staff meetings and I was allowed to read on the job. I still... Continue Reading →

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