Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Shadow self

  • Shadow self

    Anna Byrd Los Angeles, California, United States   Rice Bowl. Photo by Anna Byrd, 2017. When was I was twenty-three years old and weighed ninety-eight pounds, I thought I was fat. I wanted to look like a model, except my hair was falling out, I was bleeding from my nose and ears in my sleep,…