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katie cafaro _body tell all

body tell all

on IUDs, from the women who know them best

It’s a scary time to have a uterus in America. Yet, the idea of putting a foreign metal thing into your body as a means of resistance is somewhat unsettling. When I first heard about intrauterine devices (IUDs) in the wake of Donald Trump’s election this past November, the idea summoned images of excruciating pain,…

body tell all

It’s a scary time to have a uterus in America. Yet, the idea of putting a foreign metal thing into your body as a means of resistance is somewhat unsettling. When I first heard about intrauterine devices (IUDs) in the wake of Donald Trump’s election this past November, the idea summoned images of excruciating pain,…

mary o connor -love stories- a romantic notion- april 20

a romantic notion

holding on to the starry-eyed imagination

Alone, Annie—a somber Meg Ryan—looks down on New York City from the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Her body seems to sigh into the metal fence that keeps her from the ground below. Sam isn’t coming. She should go home.   But finally, a young Tom Hanks emerges from the elevator, walking out…

soco efg taking a break feature spring weekend

taking a break

figuring out hometown

There’s something comforting about being home, and I’m reminded of that this week. My spring break is being spent mostly in my bed, or talking in the kitchen with my parents, or watching “The Office” with my brother. I hate myself for this laziness. I should be at the gym, or getting on that huge…