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I thought about just getting dressed again. I’d go out and tell him that I had forgotten that I had another appointment and I couldn’t stay.
Instead, I finished undressing and the completely naked me scrambled underneath the red sheet and pulled it up to my chin. There I was, stiff as a board, heart pounding, perspiration beading my brow, shadowy candles flickering in the corners, lying in wait.
This was the first part of a two-part article. Click here for Part Two
Further reading to learn more about the benefits of massage therapy:
Medicine Net – Massage Therapy. Web. 14, February, 2012
Mayo Clinic – Stress Management - Massage: Get in touch with its many health benefits. Web. 14, February, 2012
Find a Massage Therapist:
American Massage Therapy Association – Find a Massage Therapist. Web. 14, February, 2012
Reviewed February 15, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith