Lunch

When my mom found out I was throwing away my lunches my freshman year of high school, she stopped making me lunch. She was mad and annoyed I could possibly be that ungrateful that I would just toss it to the trash. I remember walking in to the locker room every morning, and doing just…

Food is just food

I am 32 and I am scared of food. Not just one food. Not just one food group even. I am fearful of all food because all food is made up of calories and calories going in means increase in mass. (I know). I am 32 and I am going to bed hungry. I am…

Joy

Some days it feels like I'm on a never-ending hike in 115 degree heat without any water. I have a cell phone I could call for immediate help, but instead I choose to keep going, to reach the summit. And even then, it's not over--I have to hike back, without knowing if I'll even survive…