“ I am stepping out of the comfortable shell of “TV actress” and revealing my “woman behind the screen” as a writer. Welcome to my home, I am renting a “glass house” in an attempt to promote the idea that we are not alone as we struggle through our own maze of masks and mirrors. I’m pushing into the vulnerable truth and sharing this journey to craft my own, real, super character. I am grateful for the suits I have worn; each woman has given me a clearer picture of who I want to be, but I am looking forward to gently folding up the costume and placing it on the shelf. For a little while anyway.
Allison Mack in her very first Huffington Post piece: Glass House. #mustread
“ My dearest, closest friend that has carried me through China’s foothills, across the Brooklyn Bridge, and down elegant red carpets. My body that has both doubled in size to make room for wine and cheese and shrunken down to support what I thought I had to be. My body gracefully works with me, always offering more and more opportunities to have the richest experience possible. Maybe now I can work with her.
— Allison Mack in her blog post 7 Stages.
“ I reject myself. I look in the mirror and have nothing nice to say. The sad thing is this behaviour is not isolated to shingles. I started doing this the year I got my curves. My body became my enemy, the thing that thwarted my dreams and desires. At fourteen, my body started to expand to make room for the woman I was becoming. But that’s not how I saw it. In my mind my body was misbehaving, betraying my desires. And so it began. The discipline […]
— Allison Mack in her blog post 7 stages.