From Dana Jennings, writing about the incontinence he dealt with after prostate surgery:
At age 51, I wouldn’t choose to be incontinent, to wear “male guards,” but in the end it’s just a biomechanical flaw. Same with impotence. Don’t get me wrong, I like the physical life. It’s important to me. I regularly walk five miles a day, and I’ve started running and lifting light weights again. But I decline to feel diminished by incontinence, to be defined by biological drizzle.
He also refers to several things I’m used to, such as sneezing and laughing, with a wry note that many women are probably thinking, “Welcome to our world”. Kudos to him for being willing to write about a touchy issue with grace and humor.
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