Self-Care for Sex Workers: Because We Nurture The Lost

Back in the early 2000s when I was dancing, the topic of self-care hadn’t exploded yet. Things like mani/pedis, and massages were around, of course, but there wasn't the proliferation of self-care blogs and businesses like there is now.  My version of self-care back then was to go tanning (eek, I know) and to get... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk: Body Changes After Dancing

I actually started noticing some body changes about 1 year before I quit dancing. Specifically, less muscle tone. That was due to the lack of stage dancing.....which was due to lack of customers. Business dropped off dramatically around summer 2007, and never really recovered much, in the years after the Great Recession. Several big businesses... Continue Reading →

Season of Hibernation

Last Saturday I met up with a girlfriend for a socially-distant gab fest, and we got onto the subject of universal energy, and personal timelines. I was telling my girlfriend about how much I don't enjoy summer, as much as I try to. I'm uncomfortable, I get lightheaded every time I stand up when it's... Continue Reading →

Daddy Issues: Take 2

June has been a long, difficult, strange month. I went back to work in the beginning of the month, and of course there are all these COVID-restrictions to work around. This country has turned so ugly and amazing at the same time- there are so many racist and ignorant assholes turning out like they have... Continue Reading →

Stripclub DJs Are A Different Breed

During my dancing career, I got to know 5 DJs pretty well. And I'm convinced that the people who become strip club DJs, the men especially, are a different breed of person. Yes, strip club managers and bouncers are in a similar boat of course. It's such a strange subculture, that naturally attracts those that... Continue Reading →

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