The hydra is finished I modify my appearance with important events. I celebrated my driver's license with getting my cartilages pierced (and literally starting to date the dude who would become the father of the girl represented by my left shoulder) A tattoo goes on to mark something for me. (Literally, no shit Sherlock) Figuratively,... Continue Reading →
...Instead of running with anxiety, I’m questioning it. “What is this [discomfort of whatever form] saying to me?” Has been more helpful then “I’ve ruined everything and I am a worthless idiotic sack of shit” (believe it or not!) Earlier today, I did it and then went to meditate, and just now I did it and realized I needed to flop for a few minutes.
Well, the black and grey is. Next step is coloring the eyes and pops of color in the flowers. I was going to leave that for now, but instead, I'll go do that next week for a couple hours. This was about an hour and a half, I didn't even have enough time to fall... Continue Reading →
When a baby is learning to walk, she can do it, but wobbly at first. More wobbles and falls make better walking. If we wouldn't yell at a child for stumbling when learning to walk, why do we yell at ourselves?
I got snake bites in December - it had been something I wanted to do since I was young, so I did it. A happy byproduct was that my lip hurt so badly, I couldn't bite my nails. I was able to grow them long enough to cover them with fakes, and today, I took... Continue Reading →
Do you remember when everything played? The days flew by and all the music we'd trade? It was all that mattered then and now I look back and I can't think of how We traded away our dreams of eternity snorting enough sugar to make our nose bleed forgetting that lyrics can bring you home... Continue Reading →
How I built up the confidence to get a massive back piece and accidentally made peace with myself in the process #recovery#tattoojunkie
Stage one of the hydra is done. About 5-6 hours in the chair for the outline. Each head of the hydra is for each of my kids. My inspiration for this piece started with “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” I read that book when I was in a pretty dark place and the imagery... Continue Reading →