Body.Work: Deficiency and Congestion
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Preliminaries: the same caveat from Sunday’s newsletter applies here—if you find discussions of weight to be unhealthy and triggering, please don’t read. However, since this is the (small-circulation) paid newsletter, please LET ME KNOW if you’d prefer that I focus on a different direction. There’s plenty of other things I could be writing about, it’s just that this is where my brain is right now.
A couple weeks ago in class, our teacher pointed out that a central explanation for disease and imbalance, both historically and in complementary medicine, is deficiency and congestion. It seems relevant to the meditations on weight that I'm working on for the Sunday newsletters, so I'll play with it a little bit here first to work through the implications.
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