Tag Archives: wholeness

Words Trapped in My Skin

“Symptoms are words trapped in the body.” ~Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst & psychiatrist This evening I am marinating in some news I just received from my dermatologist: I have a severe atypical mole and I need to have surgery (like … Continue reading

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Maui After Melanoma

“Scars are not injuries, Tanner Sack. A scar is a healing. After injury, a scar is what makes you whole.” ― China Miéville, The Scar For me, now, being in the sun is an experiment in balance. At first I … Continue reading

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A Reminder of Wholeness

Sometimes we forget we are whole. I know I do. When I am fragmented with so many different thoughts or when I am fixated on just certain parts of my life or my being, I can forget that I am … Continue reading

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