PUSSY LOVE & Healing Vaginal Shame

As recent as last year I could not stand the word “Pussy” and I did not use it. I would always use the word “Vagina”or “Yoni”; however people always told me that “Vagina” sounded too clinical and I quickly got bored with the word “Yoni”. “Yoni” is cool but it doesn’t quite evoke any feelings in me. And I must admit that after hearing so many empowered and sexually confident women use the word “Pussy” I have grown to love it. And that word in particular definitely makes my insides twitch so I can say that,...

Nipple Power

So, I have always wanted to pierce my nipples. There is something about nipple jewelry that I always found very arousing and candy for the eyes.  However, due to the fierce sensitivity of my nipples I knew if I attempted to pierce my nipples I would pass out in pain. No Joke. I have a high tolerance for pain, although I don’t like pain, but a needle through my nipple would make my heart stop. In fact, when I have asked my friends with pierced nipples if they have sensitive nipples they always tell me “no”.  On this journey to discover a way to adorn my nipples without piercing...

The Eye Goddess and the Evil Eye

The eyes are the most exclusive feature of the hundreds of votive figures found in the excavation of the Syrian “Eye Temple” of Tell Brak, a temple that was exclusively “dedicated to the worship of Ishtar (Inanna).” (13)  The eye-idols, as they are known, are representations of Ishtar.  The variations on their single iconographic form are almost without end.  Some of the figures don headdresses, some wear necklaces, others are decorated with chevrons suggestive of breasts, and there are others whose necks and heads are abstracted phallic or vulvar forms.  Each is unique and yet they...