my own personal summer

September 26, 2007


How do you explain a hot flash to someone who’s never had one. Hmmm, well, I’m having one as I write this, as my moist fingers slip around on the keyboard.

Hot flashes probably differ from person to person, but I would describe mine as volcanic. Super-heated lava roils in my solar plexus for a moment or two, then shoots it’s way through my upper body until it spews from my head in the form of sweat.

This is not an attractive sight.

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