Un-Covering: Learning to Love My Body through Self-Care

Un-Covering: Learning to Love My Body through Self-Care

I spent a lot of time bunking at friends’ houses, watching their mothers with intense curiosity. I listened to their lilting feminine voices on the telephone, studied the way they put on bright lipstick in the rearview mirror. I ate their delicious food and laughed with them in backyard gardens. I also snooped through their medicine cabinets—not because I wanted to steal anything, but because I literally wanted to know what “normal” moms kept in their bathrooms. 

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