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

Emotional Roulette

The warm light piercing my eyes through the window above my bed is a familiar reminder. If I were anyone else, and it was any other day, my dog would already be outside on her wooden porch bench wrapped in her sheepskin blanket, waiting. The sound of my wheels on loose gravel just outside the … Continue reading Emotional Roulette

Fat. Chance.

Most women at some point in their lives have struggled with their weight. And if you're over 30 and have and access to social media, magazines, television, movie theaters and/or advertising (plugging anything from sports cars to carrot juice) you're probably not down with  fat. It's an ugly word. It says so much in the … Continue reading Fat. Chance.