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You’re Not Weird if Taking Care of Yourself Is Hard

If you want to heal you have to let go of shame

Illustration: Darrell T. Watson Jr.

“What’d you have for breakfast?”

“That’s a really hard one,” I say.

“Okay, what about lunch?”

I pause. “Another challenging question.”




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Ginny Hogan

Ginny Hogan

An LA-based writer and stand up comic. I write for a bunch of places and I wrote a book, follow me on Twitter @ginnyhogan_ to learn more

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