The most beautiful part of today for me is knowing that from here on out…..every day gains a little more light…. a sign of hope in all of this grayness. 342 more words
I think it’s very easy to want what other people have, or what you perceive them to have.
This want, I guess, falls in the two things I think that have been bumming me out the most, even if it’s just a little, those things being my own insecurities, and money. 1,027 more words
This is both simple and complex. I don’t know where to start so I’ll just start. There was never anything wrong with your body, even if the doctors and the surgery and the treatments alongside kids who faced challenges exponentially greater than yours, made you feel a shameful sense of difference, a distance from the normal your brothers represented. 675 more words
One unexpected side effect of maintaining a weight sufficient to basically send me through puberty again has been a massive increase in breast size. Even at my lowest weights I have never been totally flat chested but in the past couple of months I have found myself faced with a new problem: Trying to figure out my new bra size. 404 more words
It’s almost the end of the year again, today is my boyfriends birthday, and we have no money.
This happens maybe once every 3 months, we both forget to save and end up with 30 dollars between us, no cigarettes and no food in the pantry, with payday 4 days away. 604 more words