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girlfriend’s weird ailments

My Girlfriend Has This Thing

January 19, 2012

Where she feels like she has more fingers than she does. Usually it’s a supernumerary pinkie, but sometimes its a thumb. Sometimes, she feels like she has two ring fingers on each hand. Her imaginary supernumerary digits always mirror; that is, she never has like an extra imaginary pinkie on her right hand and an [...]

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A Rapid Expulsion

October 18, 2011

For the first week or so, it was kind of funny. My girlfriend went around on a kind of existential precipice-her eyes half-squinted, mouth slightly open, nostrils twitching slightly. Then her breathing would deepen, her body tensing, hands out to her sides, forgotten. Her eyelids flutter, a deep intake of breath, and then… nothing. “Mother-humper,” [...]

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