Growing, Continued.

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do is look myself in the eyes and admit I deserve more than I’m being shown, by myself and those around me. My body deserves full, sufficient meals and my mind has a right to clarity. Decency and patience are not luxuries — they should be…

Complacency

My nightmares as a child had no echoes of falling or screams of teeth falling out; they held demons with the face of change and hands to pick me up and move me while all I could do was lay limp. I had such a deep rooted fear of losing everything I knew of being…