easy to state with confidence
easy to wear when you body is the size it should be
less so when your body changes with drugs and unfitness an disability.
you look at YOU in a photograph and see someone else.
you LOOK like this disabled person whose eyes aren’t working as a pair, and who has gathered weight in the weirdest places, who you see less often, and when you do it is tough not to react with a gasp or a pity comment.
So i TRY to use the consistent things….the ones that scream “HELEN!”.
- LEOPARD PRINT
- SHAGGY COATS
- FAUX FURS
- GOOD NAIL ART
- STAND OUT SPECS
- the odd “i-dare-you”-item of fashion
and i TRY
i try so hard to smile.
social nights are scary.