The body plagued by little bloodsuckers

Megan Carpentier
Apr 24, 2018 · 22 min read

TThey’ve always done my sonograms in tiny windowless rooms—warm and humid rooms with overhead lights they can dim so I don’t have to close my eyes when lying back. I think they save the bigger rooms for women who have someone with them. Technicians always speak in soothing tones, their practiced expressionless faces turned slightly away, focused on my insides rather than my external…