I Got No Answers, But I’m Here

By October 2, 2013 Blog

Right then. Come sit down.  And instead of dancing round it, let’s actually talk. I know you’re scared. Part of you wants this; and part of you wants to run. Please – stay.  Just hear me out. I don’t want to hurt you, or threaten you or take away your freedom.  I’m talking to you now because I love you and this is the best I know how. I can’t rescue you or make it better. I can’t fight the …Read More

Dear Body

By October 1, 2013 Blog

Dear Body, I’m sorry I’ve hated you for such a long time. I’m sorry I tried to starve out your strength. I’m sorry for saying you were ugly when you were always beautiful.  For making you my god – and calling you my shame. I’m sorry for all the years I’ve put you down.  Baggy brain, empty womb, broken bowels. Telling you, you’re weak – when you were always strong. Telling you, you’re strong  – when you were very weak. How …Read More