Human Parts
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Human Parts

Mind Games

Eat Yourself Alive (Or Die Trying)

All she wanted was to be pretty. Her body had other plans.

A photo of the author’s bare back. She has 2 large tattoos on her upper back and upper left arm, and hives on her skin.
Author pictured with chronic urticaria (hives)

YYou haven’t had hives in a decade. Barely even remember what it was like to live with a body fighting against you, every inch raised in rebellion.

One night you go to sleep smooth, exfoliated and more exhausted than you realized was…

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Gabriella Lowgren

Gabriella Lowgren

30. Narrative designer by day, indie game developer by night.