S4 E10 - I Can See Through your Lululemons

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My Chinese herbalist is coming down off E

She drinks diuretic tea on weekdays / on Sundays takes MD

She talks the walk / connect the dots / as she aligns my chi

Dysfunctional / functional / holistic / ballistic

This lifestyle’s feeling so sadistic

In my quest for health, I became sicker and sicker. I followed the advice of people in the fitness and wellness industries and ended up with chronic hives. My poem is a rant against the world that's more interested in creating a "picture of health" than anything real.

Jenny Hedley's writing appears in SCUM, Gone Lawn, Travel Play Live magazine and Vanishing Act. She studies creative writing at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.

Acknowledgements:

Memoria was written, produced, edited and presented by Natalie V.

I can see through your Lululemons was written and read by Jennifer Hedly. The story was sound edited by Jen Farrow.

Music in this episode was by Blue Dot Sessions, Sage the Hunter, When in the West and The Envelope.

Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.

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