A precious few of you may remember the first iteration of The Audacity Gambit. The book was born out of a personal challenge to write something long form.
I have, at no point in my life, wanted to be a parent. So it was with the joy that I learned my insurance would cover getting my tubes out.
I recently underwent a laparoscopic bilateral salpingectomy (the fancy big name for getting one’s tubes removed). Friends and acquaintances were supportive and curious about the process, several of them because they were interested in undergoing the procedure themselves.
One defining bit of children’s TV that I still think about has the moral “things must be destroyed to keep creating/destruction is part of creation.”
I am trying to get my shit together. Habit RPG was helping with that, and is still, but around my birthday various bummers started crawling back the same way I always see things wiggling just at the edge of my vision. I’ve joked before that I wish I had the same kind of depression I did in my early twenties, the kind that came with a single-minded focus and drove me to constantly make things. There’s a lot of stuff here that I’m not saying, that is boring, but the…