Musings on women's health, sexuality, and empowerment.
My good and very talented photographer friend Peter Paradise Michaels found this photo in his archives the other day and sent it to me. It was taken about 10 years ago. As I enter my birth month, and the last year of my 30s, It has brought me to reflect on how much this body has…Read More
As a culture we are slowly working to unravel this patriarchy. To do this, we must shed light upon our societal perspective on women’s desire. Notes about this post: Much of the language here engages the gender binary and heteronormative culture. I write about this topic from this perspective, because it still is the dominant…Read More
What is the craze about barefoot shoes? Why wear them? What are they? Most shoes that we wear have the heel boosted at least a little bit higher than the toe. We were born barefoot. Theoretically when we start walking, we are also barefoot. We are not born with our heels higher than our toes.…Read More
Today is one of those days. Not the kind when I gave great advice to a client to have more orgasms. It’s the kind when Birch wakes up and just wants to play the “Mama is hungry should she eat Birch’s belly or cheeks” game and cuddle and wrestle. I do that as long…Read More
Enjoy this sweet still story about hearts and souls. In the past few months, I have stopped staying with my son in bed until he falls asleep. We lie down and talk for awhile and then I go downstairs and let him drift off to sleep. Last night, right after I said, “Ok love, I…Read More
My clients do not generally come to see me due to hip or knee pain. They usually come in because of an ailment that relates to their reproductive or urogenital system. Time after time, in our check ins, folks tell me that in addition to the primary reason they chose to see me, they also…Read More
How are our menstrual products and reproductive reproductive health related? I remember my teacher, Rosita Arvigo, saying, “Nothing goes in during menstruation. It is a time of outflow.” Menstrual Product Industry On average, in her lifetime, a women will use over 14,000 tampons, or a comparable number of pads. For one woman this cost is…Read More