Boxes

(This is the first short story I have written and been proud of. In fact, it’s probably the first short story I’ve ever written – I can rarely find an ending. I must thank Jhumpa Lahiri for releasing something in me that made this possible.) She brought her vegetables home in boxes. She hadn’t always,…

ED

I was quite large for quite a while. I worked in a chocolate shop. And I had no concept of balanced nutrition or how much was too much, coupled with a bottomless appetite. I wasn’t happy with my body, but felt I lacked the self-control to do anything about it. The easiest thing to do…