There are few experiences in life that haven't yet been live-tweeted, but this publicly documented method of birth control may be a first. Comedian and speechwriter Jesse Berney and his wife have two kids and don't want to have more. (Sorry, kids. It's not you. It's them.) So like many Americans, Berney decided to go under the knife and have a vasectomy. Unlike most Americans, Berney decided to live-tweet the experience. What follows is by turns educational, funny, and oddly heartwarming.

Berney covered pre-procedure preparations:

 

 

His emotions as he got closer to the big moment:

 

 

His fears:

 

And one of the benefits of live-tweeting such an intimate moment:

 

 

It all turned out to be no big deal:

 

Sources: @jesseberney | The Daily Dot