Jessica Apple's Bio
Jessica Apple is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online diabetes magazine ASweetLife.org. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times magazine, The Financial Times magazine, and The Southern Review. She and her husband both have autoimmune diabetes.
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I am body dysmorphic. Since my teens, I have had what has been diagnosed as a distorted view of my weight, shape, and size. It is challenging, and it really does make living with diabetes even more difficult. For three days, in spite of no changes in a regimented eating and exercise routine, I have felt gigantic. I can barely look in the mirror because I don't like what I see. I feel as if I have tons of fat beneath my skin, just pulsing against the pores. I feel like...