Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

When I Decided To Put Myself First

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It has been six months since Seyi walked away. I immediately concluded that my life was going to fall into a bottomless pit with cactus seeds hitting me from all corners.

I didn’t understand how my body was going to survive. He understood my willowy nature. Whenever he mounted me, it felt like caving in. He was built like a brick shithouse, barrel-chested. A complete baron.

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Stephanie Chizoba Odili

Stephanie Chizoba Odili

Novelist, poet, and editor. Academic in the making. Purchase my books here—http://stephanieodili.com/books/

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