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This article was originally published on March 8, 2014. Periods are annoying. I’ve felt this way since I was first struck by the crimson tide at age 12 — and so has pretty much every woman I know. Not only is menstruating a monthly inconvenience (changing tampons, buying pads, et al.), but it can also be read
For the past six years, I’ve been writing in a diary to a child who doesn’t exist. This was supposed to be my child. Our child. My husband’s and mine. And I believed that with the help of two fertility doctors, the Secret, daily shots of blood-thinning Lovenox into my belly, progesterone supplements, new-moon read