Author: Jessica Martin

The E Word

September 19, 2018 We’ve all had that doctor, dentist, eye doctor, or whatever medical service you’re seeking that blows up your phone a day or two before your appointment with calls or texts to confirm your appointment. I even called to make a dentist appointment a few days ago and he didn’t have an open…

Reproductive Reaper

August 23, 2018 A knee-length, cloth hospital gown. Here I stood, staring at the Holy Grail in gynecological offices, a knee-length cloth hospital gown with little pink roses all a’bloom, just perched there on the edge of the exam table waiting for me to slip into its full-body, cozy cotton coverage after disrobing. *Cue the…

Potentially Problematic Procreation Prologue

In my early 30s, I was living in St. Pete, single, and (not) enjoying the adventures discovered through online dating. I wrote about each date and shared my ramblings with my friends to help myself cope with the overwhelming feeling that I would die alone if I had to go out with one more guy…