I didn’t want to go to the gym. I didn’t want to workout. I just finished with the Guatemala group, and I thought, I could go home, cook dinner, watch an episode of Leverage, and write and read. But I’m fat and I don’t want… Continue Reading “Swimming in Molasses”
Icicles prod me Numbing inside. Heat of exhaustion Of trying to care Warps me against Icy embrace. I try to care. I ask for help. The voices speak. But no one is there.
My stomach clenches As I wretch, nothing Left inside me. My Eyes grow weary, I am teary, but I must Postpone my emotional struggles. I flee to the gym And hop on machines, Flexing my muscles To exhaustion. Once I am done, It’s all… Continue Reading “Strained and Stressed”