"' A mountain climber, maybe she starves and freezes, exhausted and in pain for days, and climbs all the way to the top. And maybe she's changed by that, but all she has to show for it is her story.
'But me,' Brandy says, still in the bathroom doorway, still looking at her chipped nail polish, 'I'm making the same mistake only so much worse, the pain...and in the end my whole body is my story.'"
-Invisible Monsters , Chuck Palahniuk
photo: Francesca Woodman