I am a woman, and I have—

  1. Split ends
  2. Acne on my chest
  3. Acne on my forehead
  4. Hangnails
  5. Birthmarks on the soft mound of my left shoulder
  6. A muffin top
  7. Perpetually chapped lips
  8. Unshaved ankles
  9. Unshaved armpits
  10. A farmer's tan
  11. Visible pores on my face
  12. Fat around my hips
  13. Thighs that touch each other
  14. Thighs that squish when I sit down
  15. Floppy calves
  16. Dirt in my toes
  17. Visible veins
  18. Scars on my hands
  19. Chunky glasses
  20. Moles
  21. A hint of a double chin
  22. Shadows under my eyes
  23. Lumps of old scar tissue on my knees
  24. Scabs
  25. Stretch marks
  26. Razor burn
  27. A soul
  28. —and a story about the body it lives in.