October 18, 2016

“I staggered through the house, dripping and heavy. My body was not my own. I knew this now. I carried it somehow but it was as alien as each pregnancy I suffered. The parasites made me ill. They tainted what was once my flesh. They corrupted what was once my bone. They polluted what was once my mind. None of this was mine: not my head nor my breasts nor my stomach or my knees…”

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