Browse by:

Pulp or no pulp?

Should I feel bad that I’m happy? Should I feel bad that after two years of trying, one surgery, one miscarriage, a few thousand dollars on Chinese Medicine and supplements, a complete overhaul in my diet and lifestyle, that I now have a baby girl of my very own? Should I feel bad that I…

Toddlers & Terror

I’m coming off four days with visitors in my home: My brother-in-law, sister-in-law and their 3 1/2 year old child. It was a lovely, but eye opening visit. They helped keep my mind of my yoyo nausea and gave Merp and I reason to get outside and enjoy the Southern California Sunshine. But they also…

Fertility Story #1 – The New Abormal

As I stripped down for the lovely Jules of Queen Been waxing on Culver Blvd. I noticed her checking me out. It wasn’t my exposed thighs she was gaping at, however, but the gauze and band-aids at both of my inner-elbows. “What happened to you?” she asked. This was my first time with Jules, but I’ll admit I was…

Is dating a friend’s ex taboo?

I sit here thinking, Red Bull seated lovingly next to my computer. I’m thinking, or I’ve been thinking, when is it okay to date or befriend or canoodle someone who a close friend has dated, befriended, or canoodled. Really what are the rules? Are there rules? Is it ever truly okay?  It would seem to…