And I don’t mean in the trivial way—
I don’t mean forgetting to eat or sleep.
I mean it rewires your brain completely.
say you’re a maths teacher—you forget your 2 times tables
if you’re an english teacher, you forget what a comma is
and if there’s a knife in your chest, you forget to die."
— Salma Deera, Symptoms (via writingwillows)