Dear body,

I’ve realized, recently, that I haven’t been kind to you. Both in the way that I take care of you— or don’t— and in the way that I say cruel things about you when I look in the mirror. I’m ... full post »

Perfect and pristine.

When I was in elementary school, I would tear pages out of my notebook to rewrite them if I had made even the slightest mistake. If even one letter did not look right to me, I would need to start over. There was no question, no other option, and though ... full post »