Bathroom break

Catching my breath, I wiped tears from my eyes while squatting to look under the stall doors. Fluorescent lights glowed against white tiled floors, the smell of bleach lingered. Standing in the  middle of the room, my reflection trembled in the mirror, making me feel uneasy and too exposed. I shut myself in a bathroom … Continue reading Bathroom break

Twenty Years After Graduation

Ten years ago, I was invited to attend my 10th high school reunion. But I declined. Only four months had passed since I had gotten married and moved to Michigan. I was extremely homesick for my family and close friends, but I still declined. DW made it quite clear that he had no problem with … Continue reading Twenty Years After Graduation