Standing in the kitchen, my thick thighs rubbing together underneath my skirt, I am slowly working the pre-made pizza dough to stretch.
I want to be healthy. I try to be healthy. And spinach.
I drink a green smoothie every morning. Whir, whir. Pulsing the blender with my fingers, adding the chia, the flax.
I like the taste, the texture. The green.
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But what about the spinach? And the smoothie?
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The pinkish hardened healthy half moons of my nails? But really, can you judge how healthy a woman is by the thick, fleshy curve of her hip?
Does being a size 12, 14, 16 alone really mean my days are numbered?
Is this the only answer that matters? Forget science. Forgo numbers.
Screw you, doctor. This tells me all I need to know about this woman.
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