It's not conventional wisdom, but it is a common phrase to hear after an endeavor that had a price tag has happened- especially when things have gone our way, or an outcome is positive: "It was worth every penny." But what about when we don't have enough pennies to buy our happiness? Or, when we … Continue reading “…worth every penny.”
Yesterday was my HSG test. For me, it ended up being no big deal. 800mg of ibuprofen one hour before, a half mg of lorazapam to be safe and I was as relaxed as I could be. The radiologist was great and the biggest pain was from the extended use of the speculum. I know you'll … Continue reading Speaking of other lies…
"Pick me! Pick me!" We've all heard that refrain in our youth. Usually, it was heard standing in a line, watching the cool kids (or who became the cool kids) stand across from us, measure up their peers to the task and preparing to name their team. Youthful exuberance, innocence, and excitement caused us to … Continue reading Pick me! Pick me!
Last week, I waxed poetic about my feelings on the matter of Nature vs. Nurture... I think it's pretty clear that I value Nurture far more than Nature. But, do I? Am I simply justifying this path I'm considering in the face of mounting odds? Am I simply justifying this path I'm considering... out of … Continue reading Nature versus nurture, Part II.
Lord, it must be a Monday if I'm resorting to sports analogies for a title. What I know about sports ball could fill a thimble, really! So, kids, if you're following along at home, I don't have to wonder any longer... Cycle 3 has begun and Aunt Flo is a BITCH. I'll be calling today … Continue reading At the bottom of the fourth, it’s a strike.
Yeah, my body is a wonderland alright. I WONDER what the hell it's doing. I WONDER what it's not doing. I WONDER if it's too late to get a refund or replacement on it. I WONDER if I will ever just effing relax! In the realm of more than you wanted to know about a … Continue reading Your body is a wonderland.
It's conventional wisdom and socially accepted hysteria on my mind this morning. There isn't really one common phrase for this, but several ideas permeate our thinking that all add up to the idea that unprotected sex WILL lead you to get pregnant. Especially when you're young and stupid. When we're young (and stupid), putting the fear … Continue reading “I got pregnant the first time!”