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The blisters came two summers ago, after college. The biopsy came back inconclusive, so every month I go back to the office for a check-up.
I’m new to the group, just diagnosed. Anybody else have blisters?
Long time lurker, first time poster . . . does it make u tired when u have a flare?
My teeth are becoming discolored. Does anyone have recommendations for whitening products?
I have been suffering for a year from burning in the vulva area.
Are anyone’s lesions tingly? I am experiencing this for the first time on my thighs.
I have the marks all over my body. How long do they take to lighten?
Will I ever manage spicy food again?
I can’t stop scratching themCan anyone help me?Lord I pray for every person in this group, including myself
Embrace uncertainty, live with mystery, make peace with ambiguity,
Does anybody else have this?I just made another appointment, I’m not imagining this, right?
I said I was going to wear a dress for my birthday and I did!!! I’m making peace with it, this will NOT define me.
We’re so lucky to be here,It’s so nice. We’re so lucky.
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Camille Jacobson is a fiction writer and critic from Los Angeles. She received her BA from Harvard University in 2018 and now teaches with the education initiative Poetry in America. Her fiction and criticism have appeared in Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, The Cleveland Review of Books, Faultline Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Can You See Me?
Once you know the details of your lover’s past, what’s going to keep that past unreal? The present is our land to guard, and the past is a force that tries to cross the border.
Become of Me
Do not fear your moments of sorrow, your deep frustration, the force of your being. I have made you strong enough to want and not receive.
“Commerce!” Emily shouted. “The hoarding and ceding and exchange of power. I see no clearer path into the souls of human people.”