Category Archives: friends

Understanding and acceptance

If things had worked out differently, my baby would be two today. Incidentally, my maternal grandfather would be 98 today.  I never met him, either. But things didn’t work out differently.  I lost that pregnancy on account of a blighted … Continue reading

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“Dear Journal… Hi, it’s me Doug…..”

(Ten points to anyone who can name that cartoon!) This blog project ends in 24 hours.  My girlfriend has spent nine months sitting in front of a computer everyday, expressing thoughts, feelings, and insights about a time that wasn’t wanted, … Continue reading

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Detox

This week will be the second time in my life I’ve done some kind of a body cleansing/detox program. The first time was a few weeks after my D&C, because the pregnancy hormones in my body had thrown my whole … Continue reading

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To answer your question…

In honor of April being National Infertility Awareness Month, I thought I might attempt to answer the one question I’m being asked a lot lately… Q: You know you’re not infertile, right?! A: Yes, I do know that.  However… I … Continue reading

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Bookends

A week after I started this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family.  Yesterday, a week before I’ll be ending this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family. This may not seem that special, … Continue reading

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Friday night

I’ve got some good stuff ahead of me. See, I happen to be shacking up with a man whose entire family was born in the month of April – or at least it seems that way, judging by the amount … Continue reading

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Over-share/under-share

I’ve been noticing, these past few months, that I’ve started to really “own” a lot of parts of my life I used to think merited secretiveness.  Like the two-year relationship I had with another girl’s boyfriend while I was in … Continue reading

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