BySarah Fitz

Sarah Fitz is a queer Yankee curmudgeon living in Austin, Texas. She tweets @businessgoth_ and has a growing collection of mesh clothing and political theory books.

  1. It was January 29, 2013 at 11 p.m. when the pain started. A dull throbbing ache in my left lower abdomen that could have been indigestion or cramping. It was uncomfortable, but not unbearable, and I thought the best thing to do was go to sleep. I had flown into Austin the day before, I was tired and in a new place and the next day was my birthday; I wanted to be well-rested. But…