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A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: Pregnancy as a Pair

A big part of the pregnancy experience thus far (for both me and my husband) has been faith.  Not religious faith, but faith in what we can’t see or experience.  He has to take it on faith that I really do feel like I want to die, and we both have to take it on […]

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Life

The Other F-Word

Finances. Unless you’re in the financial industry, you probably hate dealing with finances, period. But you probably hate even more to discuss those finances with your significant other. As I’ve watched my friends join me in coupling off, I’ve noticed that one of the hardest things for couples to figure out is how to warm […]

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Op Ed

Racist or just a jerk? How do you decide?

Recently, my boyfriend and I were looking at apartments.  When we exited one, we looked across the hall to see a woman peering out of her door and she appeared to be glaring at us.  Later we talked about it.  “She’s going to be trouble.  She’s going to tell us our music is too loud,” […]

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Bodies

An introduction to chemotherapy

I woke up and realized that it was very very difficult to move. And I realized this was because of the drugs I am taking for the hole in my head. Let me explain, it’s not a real “hole” as it were but a divot left from the apple sized tumor taken from my brain […]