Mother’s Milk

MOTHER'S MILK "I created Mother's Milk as an examination of how we see our mother's body. Most are uncomfortable or even disgusted by the thought, but when I look at my mother I see evidence of her sacrifice: all the scars that she earned to get me to the place I am today.  Our society … Continue reading Mother’s Milk

Namaste Revisited

I forget I have only one boob.  At least once every day - even though it has been years since it was carved off to save my life - I forget and have to go through the mental rearrangement to accept the unacceptable. Like popping a lemon drop candy in your mouth only to find … Continue reading Namaste Revisited

Enter the Dragon – PART TWO

Please read Enter the Dragon PART ONE first! From the first day I heard my dragon tattoo calling to me I have felt different about my body.  I look in the mirror and feel stronger, sexier, and more ME already.  But in order to get us together, I have some huge steps to undergo. Imagine if … Continue reading Enter the Dragon – PART TWO

Enter the Dragon PART ONE

It is a hard thing to communicate what is closest to the  heart, and as much as anyone, I often struggle with putting words to paper.  While I have written about body image and breast cancer here, I have  only touched the surface of how deeply traumatized I, and other young women, are by the … Continue reading Enter the Dragon PART ONE