by Ann Chrapkiewicz
Would I rather feel Pain? Or Nothingness?
This is the broad choice I have been given, the dominant set of options I was born into. Not just me, personally, but I, the human of 20th and 21st century North America, and probably many other places and times.
Whether I am experiencing emotional pain and choosing alcohol…
In the process of childbirth and being pressured to get an epidural….