I Should Have Been Aborted

Lots of other adoptees pose for photos with all kinds of anti-abortion signs: “Adopted, Not Aborted.” “Conceived from Rape. I Love My Life.” “I was almost aborted. Thanks Mom!”

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Voting To Not Feel Ugly

I always wanted to be a pretty person, but I wasn’t.  I was an ugly person.  That’s the story I’ve always told myself, and always believed.  My hair wasn’t right,

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If I Only Had My Brain

I don’t remember my wedding. I don’t remember college. I’ve been to Brazil, apparently. I’ve seen Bruce Springsteen on Broadway, sat in middle of the first row. (First row!)

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My Backwards Potato Famine

Please don’t tell me I should see a doctor first. I already know this may be crazy. Dangerously unhealthy. But I’m doing it. First, I have an insanely high cortisol

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