Books

Beautiful Something Else

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48Fourteen Spring 2016

Stripping Down: A Memoir

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Every Day Create December 2015


Anthologies

Gape Seed: A Poetry Anthology


Uphook Press September 2011

In the Company of Women: Poetic Musings of Wit and Wisdom

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Edgar & Lenore’s Publishing House January 2012

Joy Interrupted: An Anthology on Motherhood and Loss

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Fat Daddy’s Farm Press January 2012


Other Writings

Your Tango

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6 Reasons Being Book Smart Is WAY Better Than Being Street Smart

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Let's Kill Barbie Altogether: Why The Barbie Body Revamp Won't Help

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Even CONSIDERING Having A Baby

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4 Reasons You Should Never, EVER Marry Your High School Sweetheart

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5 Ways You Unintentionally DESTROY Your Kid's Self-Confidence

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5 Things You MUST Know Before Dating A Stripper (As Written By One)

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I Realized I Was Desensitized To Guns At A Kid's Laser Tag Party

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I'm A 43-Year-Old Mom Who Posed Nude Because F*ck It, Why Not?

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I Don't Want My Daughter Starving For Love Like I Did

Yahoo Parenting

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A Kid’s Laser Tag Party Showed Me I Am Desensitized to Guns

Mom Babble

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I Don’t Want My Daughter Starving For Love

Mamalode

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To the Mom Suffering From Depression

Role Reboot

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I’m A 43-Year-Old Mom And I Posed Nude. Here’s Why And What I Learned

Sammiches and Psych Meds

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I am a 43-year-old mom and I posed nude

The Glass House Girls

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Age-Positivity – The New Politically Correct Movement

Points In Case

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10 Tips for New Moms and Strippers

Say It With a Bang

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10 Signs You’re A Mom & No Longer A Stripper

Read. Learn. Write.

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The Art of Memoir Writing

The Stratford Star

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Breathing anew after a rare diagnosis: John Morthanos overcomes IPF

The Fairfield Sun

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Sisters on a mission: The Twice Baked Twins tackle cancer together

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Fairfield resident helping others glow

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Get in Shape for Women
Improving health and lives

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Swanky Belts
Accessories as a full-time pursuit

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Salon as support group
Intrigue raises breast cancer awareness

The Houston Chronicle

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8 Must-Do Yoga Poses

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Energy Flow From Side-Bending Yoga Poses

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The Best Yoga Poses for Office Workers

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Three Yoga Poses to Keep You Healthy

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Family Yoga Poses

Arizona Central: Healthy Living

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Will Yoga Help Me Tone Up?

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Does Motivation Play a Role in How Much an Individual Exercises?

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Breathing Exercises to Relax Organs

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Progressive Relaxation Exercises

eHow

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How Long to Do Aerobics and Yoga Exercise

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28 Days of Yoga Exercises

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Instructions for Yoga Poses

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Should You Meditate or Exercise First?

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Does Yoga Continue to Burn Calories After Practice?

The Nest

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Exercises to Enliven the Body, Self & Soul

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Six Yoga Stretches for a Lean & Limber Body

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The Meaning of Yoga Stretches

She Knows

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Where do you stand on the self-image scale?

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5 Steps to loving your image

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5 Ways to Have a Positive Self Image

Toronto Standard

link Enter at Your Own Risk: How to Decide if You Really Want to be a Stripper A former stripper
gives young women the DL on taking clothes off for cash

Huffington Post

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Blogger

Writers Weekly

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Success Stories From Stripper, to College Valedictorian, to Published Author

Care 2

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Wisdom from Sheila Hageman

Mommy Poppins CT

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Fun After School Activities and Classes in Fairfield County for 8 and Under

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Put a Scoop on It: Fairfield County’s Yummiest Ice Cream Shops

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Back to the Lunchroom: Nine Steps to Healthy, Happy Kids

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Fairfield County Day Trip: Gone to the Beardsley Zoo

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children Debuts Math-tastic Exhibit: Cyberchase

linkFun Day Trips In and Around CT: Part 5 of a Series - Mark Twain House and Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Salon

link How I became an exotic dancer: My exhibitionist streak saved me from slinging doughnuts. First of two parts.

linkMy life as a stripper: Taking off your clothes may be demeaning, but it makes you feel like a queen. Second of two parts.

Xenith

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My Other Nudie Jobs: Nude Housekeeper (Graphic Memoir)

The Fertile Source

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Falling Into Sky, Through Me, Round (Poems)

Moxie Magazine

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Strippers Need Love Too

The New York Times

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Recidivist Bachelors

New York City Voices — A Peer Journal for Mental Health Advocacy

link The Red Ball…Or, Why I Started Therapy ...I think of Danny now and I remember how our relationship always had a mystical feel. We met each other in high school and became fast friends. I...

link Depression Despite Success and my Mother's Love ...Why is it that if I'm not the best at something I feel like I'm nothing? I wish there was a 12 step program to help me not be so hard on...

link Paper Demons ...Sometimes my depression grips me and makes me feel like I have nothing to say, so I remain quiet. I do have things to say, and the longer I put off...

link Girls, Interrupted ...What does our film culture tell us about young women struggling with depression? And how does society's message affect real life girls struggling to...

link One Wave At A Time ...When I was a little girl, my sister and I spent time during the summer with our great aunt Margaret, whom we call Sissy, at her beach cottage. We...

link The Procreative Urge ...Walking through Central Park I can't help but think of babies. Moms and nannies push infants in strollers with a happy gleam in their eyes. I feel a...

link Giving Up the Fight ...My whole life has been spent fighting. Not other people, but myself. As a child I was very shy and sad. I took up writing as an escape to my...