A Case Of The Uglies

Shani Silver
2 min readJan 20, 2023

Get comfortable.

It me.

It’s been an ugly week. At some point last Friday afternoon I contracted the common cold and what followed visually wouldn’t exactly make this year’s Christmas card. At one point I looked at myself in a dusty mirror and leapt immediately into the shower where I attempted to baptize my own beauty with a complete reset. Putting on makeup when you have to blow your nose every three minutes isn’t the wisest thing…