Ok, there aren’t any, but I did lose three pounds in twenty-four hours. And I did find myself saying ‘this is great research’ as my body convulsed and I vomited for the fifth time. It’s not often my body is in that much agony and I was fascinated by every facet of the experience. Naturally – as I wished for someone to shoot me – I made all kinds of vows, everything from eating healthier to being a nicer person. I feel better this morning, albeit weak, achy, a bit disoriented, and in constant fear that the next burp will be more than a burp. Still, I’m hoping the worst has passed.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »