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How My Bathroom Mirror Lies To Me

And why I don’t care — Prompt #3

Photo by Anne Nygård on Unsplash

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most wrinkled of us all?

I remember when my mother finally gave in to undergo cataract surgery. “Why didn’t anyone tell me I had so many wrinkles?” she asked in amazement upon gazing in a mirror. Always a beauty, mom had been blissfully ignorant of what time, cigarette smoke and genetics did to her face. Is…

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Mary Lou Heater

Mary Lou Heater

Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in adult mental heath, aging and addictions. Writer, lover of words, and ideas.