The Interesting Heart (how Face/Off is like Anxiety)

: “…to remind us that the only interesting things happening to them aren’t real…”

A quote from a film review for the movie Cake, starring Jennifer Aniston, which I haven’t seen.

Apparently, Jennifer Aniston’s character suffers from fibromyalgia and spends a lot of the film looking like she’s in pain, which, according to this critic, is boring.

The moment I read the aforementioned quote, it resonated with me, and my first thought was, “Oh my god, everything I think is interesting about myself isn’t real.”

Does that sound dramatic? Well, I’m usually one cough away from driving to the E.R.  So.

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