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Wellbutrin, Day One

A Brief History I have struggled with capital-D Depression nearly my whole life. During my childhood, my mother tried to take me to child psychologists. It didn’t take. As a teenager, a second attempt was made, and we tried pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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“No, Thanks” Pt. 2: Surgery Day

This blog series is meant to document my decision to be surgically sterilized, and my experiences afterward. However, because I also had an IUD removed, this series will double as a journal of that experience in tandem. If I don’t … Continue reading

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“No, Thanks”: A Child-Free Journey, Prologue

antinatalism: “a philosophical position that assigns a negative value to birth” tokophobia: “the fear of pregnancy and childbirth” Turn on the television and scan for a while. Open a few works of fiction about female main characters. Browse through Netflix. … Continue reading

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52 Lists Project | List 6: “The Ways You Love to Have Fun”

I didn’t crop them this time, because lazy. 😀 I’m feeling less depressed of late, partially due to a very important conversation I had with my significant other last month. Therefore, my lists a little more cheerful and I had … Continue reading

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52 Lists Project | List 5: “What You Would like Your Life to Look Like in Ten Years”

I expected this list to upset me, but I found it oddly soothing. It’s therapeutic to look just far enough into the future that so many things really can seem possible. It doesn’t hurt that I’m about to turn thirty, … Continue reading

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52 Lists Project | List 1: “Goals & Dreams”

First list of 2017! As discussed in my starter post for this series, I decided to use the last week of 2016 to delineate my goals for 2017. It seemed the logical approach. And here they are! I started off … Continue reading

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No More Scales: Adventures in Body Image

In 2005, I was eighteen years old. I weighed roughly 260 pounds, and wore a size 24 pant in women’s plus measurements. At least, that is how I remember it. I will attempt to attach an old photograph for reference, … Continue reading

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