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By Jess Charle It felt as if a knife had been stabbed deep into my abdomen, tearing through muscle as … More
“That’s not my Blake.” Dr. Feldstein looked at me over the top of his glasses. His voice was deep and gravely, “I understand why you see Blake as an imposter. It is how your brain is coping with such a traumatic event.” He paused, looking at me with concern.
I stay inside, locking myself in my home to protect the world from the horror that is me. I sometimes allow myself the simple pleasure of experiencing the company of others virtually, the internet a place where I can be anonymous and unnoticed.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a chronic skin disorder that causes inflammation and infection of the subject’s sweat glands. This creates painful lesions in the armpits as well as around the genitals and anus.