Category: Inside World

Inside World

Keep Your Mouth Off My Body

“You look great.” “Your head looks too big for your body.” “Were you trying to lose weight?” “You look amazing!” “Is everything ok…you’re so skinny…” “You look like you’re 14 years old.” “Exactly how much weight have you lost?” “Don’t eat those potato chips, you’ve come so far!” “Are you eating?” “You look anorexic…” I …

Inside World

Killing Silence

Sometimes I need the crunch of snow underfoot. Sometimes I need to experience the low-slung shadow cast by my figure in the late afternoon winter sun, or the thick gray sparkle of an icicle-covered rock. Snow brings that pause. That inevitable sheet of quiet, muffling all the regular sounds (even if it is fleeting, before …