Thursday, December 18, 2008

That Old, Familiar Itch

You see, my schedule usually allows me to hit the tattoo shop about once each year. Last time was in February for my birthday. I can feel that itch coming, the one that will have me rearranging plans so I can spend a day feeding my one and only vice.... body art. Here's the thing - I've got a half sleeve on one arm, and various other easily covered pieces. Where am I feeling that itch now? My chest. Yes, that symbol of femininity, that open spot in between your collarbones. Now, my current company is very relaxed and accepting of me and all my artificially colored skin. But with the economy and job market in a serious downward spiral, I can't take the kind of risk associated with a chest piece :( It would be different if I had an advanced degree in some highly specialized profession. But my 2 years in community college do not afford me that luxury. It would be different if I was already working in law enforcement (see what community college prepares you for?!) but that's sitting in an indefinite holding pattern.
What's a girl to do? Suck it up and wait, I suppose.


Midwest Mommy said...

That sounds so painful.

Dawn said...

I still really want the one I told you about...the lip prints...just not sure where yet.

Veronica Garcia said...

OMG I've been getting THAT SAME itch... I'm actually planning on getting one once I get my tax check in FEB!! YAY!

the RaMbLeR said...

It is a small world. I actually have pics of the tats I am anxiously awaiting. I don't 'think' I am allowed to post them since they are someone else's pics. Hmmmm, I will have to check on that. If I can I will be posting about it and put the pics up.

My first (and only, so far) is a small butterfly on the front bikini area... it was my reward to me when I was 30 and had lost weight. It's time to reward myself again...I have lost 60 lbs over the course of 2008.

It is SO hard for me to justify the cost of the tats I want (the money should be spent on CD)...but, I rarely do anything for, hopefully soon I can get them.

Now I will 'have' to make a post at least on the design and will just be better if I can put a pic up too.

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