Do you have a body part, that only now, a bit later in life, you have learned to genuinely appreciate? A body part you now realize wasn’t nearly as “bad/flabby/unattractive/you-fill-in-the-adjective” as you used to think?
“I have a complicated relationship with my legs, because sometimes they just seem like these “things” that are disconnected from the rest of me. These limbs that aren’t behaving the way I want them to. These appendages that are causing me nothing but trouble and pain.”
The paragraph above is taken from my recently published essay “Why My Rare Condition Puts Me in a Complicated Relationship With My Legs.” Click here to be redirected to The Mighty where you can read the essay in its entirety.