My ribs squeeze my lungs, and my skin stings. A tear for no reason escapes, and when I go to explain, my tongue is numb and all the words are in outer space. I didn’t try to feel this way.

Did I look down to see cottage cheese thighs first, or did I suddenly and overwhelmingly feel depressed first? Does it matter?

One thought on “Downswing

  1. I’m always appalled at how it can sneak up on you and you can’t remember which came first: the soul or the body panic. I feel ya. x

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