Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

My Medication Makes Me a Better Person

I was lost without it

Photo by Anastasia Dulgier on Unsplash

It would only take a couple of cuts. A pinch of the skin, a push of the blade, and my torment would be over. My attention was laser-focused on the mole that I thought was getting ready to take my life. I could feel it pulsating under my skin, extending foul black tentacles into my yielding pink flesh, spreading corruption and rot. I wanted it out.

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Jimmy Candou

Jimmy Candou

A writer living in the PNW who just wants to tend to his garden.