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The Quickening

Leslie Jamison | Atlantic | 20th August 2019

A mother writes a love-letter to her baby, recounting a pregnancy filled with thoughts and images of food. Pregnancy has allowed her to undo the insults she inflicted on her body by dieting compulsively in her teens and twenties. “When i was starving myself, I kept two journals. One tallied the n…

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