iDiet By iDrew

iDiet
 
when she was seven a half stone  
joanne stuffed her face with pie and chips
and pie and chips and more chips
until she was sick
 
when she was seven stone
joanne would cut the food on her plate
into tiny pieces
wave her fork around whilst talking
pretended to swallow
yet hadn’t eaten a thing
no one noticed
 
when she was six and a half stone
joanne wanted to look just right for a date
but feeling grossly unattractive
decided she needed to lose some weight
not eating a thing for days and days
 
when she was six stone
joanne binged on chocolate
then stuck her fingers down her throat
when she was five and a half stone
joanne shaved off her long blonde hair
joked she was going for belsen chic
none of us laughed
it wasn’t funny
 
when she was five stone
joanne was admitted into hospital
she was just a bag of skin and bones
didn’t even have the strength
to walk unaided
 
when she was four and a half stone
with not an once of ugly fat
joanne was dead
sandwiches and nibbles were served at the wake
 
About The Author
Writing under the name of iDrew to co-ordinate with her titles, Essex girl Drew has previously been published in various magazines both on-line and in print. She is also a Pushcart nominee. She enjoys shopping, boys and clubs but claims these are all merely research for her writing. She is also one of the founding members of the Clueless Collective and can be found at: http://www.cluelesscollective.co.uk
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