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The Difference a Meal Makes: On Losing the Ability to Eat Solid Food

Nothing had changed from the night before—except for the certainty that everything had changed. Food as I had always known it was now in the past.

This is Hard to Swallow, a new column by Kayla Whaley about nourishment, disability, and adjusting to life after a sudden and massive dietary restriction.




Let’s just try this first.

At least now we know what’s happening,