The ballad of male infertility and woe

Just to get this one out of the way up top: not sure I’m “infertile,” but I have limited avenues of fertility, and it’s largely because I didn’t take care of myself very well in my 30s. Might still happen naturally, might not, and other avenues might be pursued, be that IVF or adoption or foster. This is life, and it’s also life smacking you in the face (and/or genitals). Let me see if I can illustrate some of this for…