The Incredible Shrinking Woman

I have made myself so invisible that the destination is no longer important

Athena Dixon
May 1, 2019 · 8 min read
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I know the difficulties of navigating a fat body on a plane. It starts by tucking my arms and narrowing enough to make it down the aisle while ignoring the eyes of the first-class passengers. It’s an exercise in praying no one is already buckled into the end seat and hoping that just…