For most of my young and adult life I had been plagued by aches and pains and health issues that perplexed doctors and always ended up being put in the category “Functional Disorder”. Generally I think doctors give that diagnosis when they think it is all in your head.

Dysphoric Prisoner, by Eislyn

In a sense they were right, my mind and the lies it believed held my body a hostage. I now believe that when I deny the heart its truth, the body cannot…