Time to Act

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Nan clenched her teeth and slammed the fridge shut as Tom went out the door, his cutting remark about her “dumpy figure” blazing a path in her mind.

“He wouldn’t win any contest either!” she muttered under her breath. Karen looked up from her homework.

“Mom, what does bulimic mean?”

“It’s a symptom of an eating disorder. Where did you hear that word?”



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Married 25 years. Retired SAS programmer from Statistics Canada, lived in Ottawa for 30+ years. Member of Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites since 2008.