The Weight.

She caught a bout of depression, and her body wasted away with it. “You’ve become SO skinny,” a friend, who hadn’t seen her in a month said. “I didn’t know you had weight to lose to begin with, what the fuck. Are you OKAY??” “Yes, jesus, yes.” “Are you SURE?” She looked at herself inContinue reading “The Weight.”

Let’s talk about the anxt

I have been a worrier for as long as I can remember. I have squirmed my way around public speaking, dreaded every minor possibility of failure and adopted the identity of a sad, avoidant girl. I do not remember when it started, but it was around the time when I realized I had to be a certainContinue reading “Let’s talk about the anxt”

Skin deep

She ran her fingers over the tiny prickle on her forehead – a frickin’ pimple in the beginning of December. Winter was her favorite time of the year. All of those snuggly jackets and unapproachable boots – she could pull them off. The bulk made her look healthier, unlike the summer skirts that betrayed herContinue reading “Skin deep”

Unbreakable

Once upon a time, there lived a girl who thought she was unbreakable. The others, they felt sorry for her. “She’s delusional,” they said. “Everybody breaks sooner or later. It’s the fact of life. How can she lie to herself?” “She thinks she’s unbreakable because she’s most broken inside,” said another wise one. “But weContinue reading “Unbreakable”