She tried not to think about the changes. If she didn’t think about them, everything just seemed, well, normal.

The way her body had been shrinking, and tightening. Her skin darkening into a summer tan. The hours she was spending doing makeup. Her daylong trips to the outlet malls looking for… well… she wasn’t entirely sure.

If she didn’t think about it, all that just faded into the background.

But if she spent a moment to focus, it all became clear. What was happening to her. What her husband was doing to her.

And… well… you can read the caption.