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On fat and femininity, part one.

I’ll be honest: this is the most personal thing I’ve ever written. I am a little, teeny, eensy bit worried about it. 

But lately I’ve been thinking about these things that I’ve done and that have happened to me and thinking about them specifically in terms of an ulcer I haven’t tried to heal yet. I’ve wondered how many people will read this and think, “Ah.” I don’t think I’m alone. 

So I’m going to share this story, knowing from past experience that sharing stories builds strength, and hope it’s still true.

See, when I was younger I wanted to be invisible.

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