Excerpt: Although it is hard to feel like I am working really hard to only lose a pound a week, it has allowed my body a comfortable and safe place to rest without my punishing interventions.
Can a woman with an eating disorder, which isn’t entirely in recovery, ever attempt weight loss without triggering herself? I believe so. I believe some addicts in recovery can also have one glass of wine without relapsing. I believe women contain multitudes. But can I?
This video was created by Muskoka Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services. It is my voice reading my poem ‘Disclose.’ Thank you, MPSSAS, for creating this, and for providing the invaluable mentorship program. I am honoured to be a mentor and to have the opportunity to create this poem for the mentors.
I want to talk about my body for a minute No I want to talk about my body for 1 435 840 minutes. That’s how many minutes I’ve bled. So far. Let me talk about hating my body. About feeling born into a carcass and waiting for it to just fall over and stop—finally. IContinue reading “How I Bleed – A Poem”
The differences always sit in the details In the degree Because it was your boyfriend But it was her dad and you didn’t tell the police but she had and you felt horror, shame, helplessness and she can only say ‘…it was bad’ you want the freedom to rage with her it’s okay to tellContinue reading “Disclose – A Poem”