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You are bound tightly by mirrors

Gazing at yourself through refracted light

Every flaw magnified infinitely

Every hurt reflected back




you into fragile glass: you… 39 more words


May 20's Binge & Beating The Clock

I don’t know why I felt compelled to eat two 400+ calorie muffins. With chocolate chips. Why? Am I addicted to carbs? I don’t even like the way milk chocolate tastes. 746 more words


Understanding gender dysphoria

Translucidity is featuring a piece in which the author, who is cisgender, tries to understand what gender dysphoria feels like by comparing it to her own struggle with an eating disorder. 218 more words


Body Shame: Power of Shame (Part 2)

Dear Kyle,

I want to tell you a story about two people: a boy in sweatpants and a man in a mirror.


Do you remember the letter I wrote you about becoming aware of opinions other people have of you? 1,382 more words

Went for a walk in the sun earlier on when I decided that spending hours body checking was not a wise way to spend time. I’ve decided tomorrow not to change or wear safety jogging bottoms. 200 more words

Alice Explains

I have been reading Alice in Wonderland as assigned homework for English classes at school, but a passage from the text really struck me so I want to share it. 514 more words