Thursday, March 24, 2005

The Stripper Thing

the first time i got into good shape and lost a lot of weight i was just about to turn 19. and i remember flipping channels and hearing some comedian joking about women "not getting" strip clubs.

[i was reminded of this because i recently found myself becoming one of those women, which i swore i'd never be.]

anyway, the punchline was something about how -- sarcastically -- surely it's not because there's appeal in watching a 19-year old hardbody grind herself against a pole. (har, har.)

and so, 10 years ago, it hit me like a ton of bricks. *of course* that's attractive: a pretty, fit, half-naked woman making a specatcle of her sexuality. duh. *of course* men want to see that.

and then i realized there was no reason *i* couldn't be that pretty, fit, confident, sexual woman myself (minus the getting paid by strangers to jaunt around half-naked on stage). so that's who i worked to become.

and thanks to this helpful reminder, it's what i'll work towards again.

hey, they don't teach pole dancing at gyms these days for nothin'.

2 comments:

  1. Been meaning to tell you how much I enjoy your writings. Not everyone can divulge so much about themselves and do it with grace and humor. Thanks!

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  2. I'm a guy, and I've just got to say that you don't need to be a hardbody to be as arousing as a stripper. You've got all the equipment you need already...

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