On the agonizing waiting period after an inconclusive ultrasound and whether there is such a thing as a good miscarriage.
An excerpt from A Really Good Day, Ayelet Waldman’s memoir on experimenting with microdoses of LSD to treat a mood disorder.
Melissa Chadburn’s moving recollection of the Christmas trees of her difficult youth—from the ones she lifted from a grocery warehouse near the home for girls she lived in, to the ones she’d cart home from Home Depot in her twenties, to the one she picked out with her partner, at 33.
“A couple of weeks ago, I decided to invite a few friends out for cocktails to toast to my last period.” Longreads contributor A.N. Devers on preparing for a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with endometriosis and adenomyosis.