Things that don’t matter

Over the past 3 or 4 years, I've been experiencing a strange phenomenon. It's as if any importance I'd attached to certain things, events, and people just... falls away. I've noticed myself filing such things into a mental list that just seemed to pop up out of nowhere, entitled "Things That Don't Matter." I find …

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Begin to dream

From my teens through most of my 30s, my absolute worst recurrent nightmare was that I was pregnant. Even if in my waking life it would have at times been a physical impossibility, the terror at the sense that my life would no longer be "my own" always seemed so real. I had too many …