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Piercings and the MRI

Posted by Charles LaFave

Katy Peters needed to get an MRI for a radical hysterectomy surgery she had coming up. Her doctor told her that should would need to remove her nipple jewelry beforehand for safety (She had a barbell in each nipple). After talking with her piercer, she decided to sign the waivers and go ahead with the […]

How to Stretch Your Piercing

Posted by Charles LaFave

(Without having terrible things happen)   You are about to embark on an incredible journey. Stretching a piercing is a practice that goes back thousands of years. The oldest mummified remains ever found, “Otzi” the caveman, had stretched lobes. Jewelry has been found in graves from the very first civilizations. It’s a practice that goes […]

The TSA and Your Private Parts

Posted by Charles LaFave

I’d like to talk about travel for a bit, since I love to travel. Is there anything better for the soul than travel? Getting to go to other countries, experience unique climates, cultures, sites and flavors? I think not. The only speedbump in our journey of worldwide enlightenment comes in the form of those helpful […]

Pierced in the Wedding Party

Posted by Charles LaFave

Rita Rudner said that men who have an earring are better prepared for marriage because they have experienced pain and bought jewelry. It’s funny because it’s from the 80s. Anyways, I’m something of an expert on weddings, having had several myself. In my current opinion, it’s the part after the wedding that’s hard and I […]

Piercings in the Workplace: A Guide to Maybe Not Getting Fired

Posted by Charles LaFave

So I got my nose pierced once. I was IT Director for a reasonably conservative company, or, more accurately I guess, a company located in the somewhat conservative state of Arkansas. So I got some clear acrylic hider-things (Buy some here to mislead current or prospective employers) that made me look like I had a […]