September 22, 2010

Realization

She reached for the face moisturizer in the cabinet, opened the lid and applied the cream to her face and neck.

In all honesty, she really didn't mind the beauty regimen for the most part. She just wished her husband wasn't so demanding with everything that she did. She replaced the lid on the jar and placed it back in the cabinet. Her stomach growled and a hunger pain shot through her like nothing she'd ever experienced.

The sudden thought of sneaking a sandwich from the kitchen crossed her mind for a brief moment until the realization that he'd know, he always knew, brought her back to reality. You're fat. His harsh words haunted her like a ghost seeking revenge and she suddenly found herself reaching for the pills in the cabinet, just to please him.