Face. Value.

I sat upright on the examining table, the thin paper rustling under the backs of my knees. I tapped my heels against the sides like a restless child waiting for her lollipop. I wondered  - at what age in child development did doctors stop shelling out candy? And how cool would it be now to … Continue reading Face. Value.

Boredom or Bedlam: Are You An Emotional Cutter?

"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.” ~ Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing When raised with cracked foundations of chaos, it's easy for us to understand how as adults we … Continue reading Boredom or Bedlam: Are You An Emotional Cutter?

Skin Deep: What made me start stripping at 19

"Everybody has scars. It's just that most people wear them on the inside" - M.W. Stromberg At Fourteen, I didn’t have any big life dreams other than to fit in with the rest of the 80's misfits in high school. In a sea of Member’s Only jackets, leg warmers, pastel Izod polo shirts and Z … Continue reading Skin Deep: What made me start stripping at 19