Monthly Archives: February 2012

leap year confessions

confession: in a few hours i depart to florida for manatees, the atlantic ocean, everglades, cuban coffee, and old souls i’ve loved before and forever. confession: i’m leaving my computer at home while traveling in florida. i’ll be offline until sunday. at this moment, that’s the aspect … Continue reading

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shoes i don’t wear

laying in bed, asking whatever floats in the air and light above me for inspiration, i had an impulse to open my closet and pull out the shoes i never wear. that closet houses more shoes that i don’t wear … Continue reading

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things i deny

i deny my body what it wants to eat, how much it wants to sleep, what size and shape it is, and what size and shape it wants to be.i deny the extent, extremity, and effects my eating disorder has on my … Continue reading

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confessions after yesterday

confession: yesterday’s combination of terror and self-hatred created one of the worst days of my life. i promised myself if i could get through those hours until i could sleep that tomorrow would be better. today is that tomorrow and … Continue reading

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pink cacti

pink cacti and protein bars and the rio grande and strawberries and beef jerky and one long-traveling avocado and a single shooting star and gala apples and a patch of palm trees and several 12-packs of varied diet beverages and … Continue reading

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healing song

i heard a song three days ago on the radio, an old song, a song i sang along with while it played because i knew all the words, a song i’ve been trying to remember and download for the past two days. … Continue reading

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more confessions

confession: i wish people would listen to what i tell them is true for me and respect those requests.  confession: earlier this week i spent several days in worse-than-usual shouldn’t-be-left-alone pain. i’m grateful to those who stay with me when i’m … Continue reading

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