a guest post I wrote for 100 Ways to Write
Because everything hurts. Your arms hurt, your head hurts, your throat hurts, even your eyelids hurt. Every movement is an aching reminder that your body is losing a battle to something so small it’s invisible to the eye, though you can feel it invading every limb.
Because loud noises like screams from down the hall or a honk from a passing car make you cringe, and bright lights cause you pain in a 6th sense you’ve never known.
Because you’re walking through the snow on your way back from class and your body starts to violently shake, and you stammer because your teeth won’t stop chattering.
Because you just want to stand in the showers for hours to try to warm your body up.
Because you have to survive on mediocre dorm food when you really want something healthy but warming.
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