chapter  3
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When Tiredness Gives Way to Tiredness

Since 1978 I have had a body that marks me as medically queer-in May of that year I came horne from my teaching day, kissed my lover who was busy opening Lesbian Herstory Archives mail in the living room, and went into our bedroom to change my c1othes. I bent to remove my black pumps, felt a little dizzy, and collapsed. I remember a terrible coldness and my voice saying, "Deb, you better call the doctor," and then I came to on the floor of our bedroom.