So, since we last talked (which I realize now was not “just 2 weeks ago”) I’ve done quite a few things.
First off, I got a tattoo!!
I’ve wanted to get one for a while, just to become a certified Richmond-er / VCU student. So I figured I should get one that had some meaning. The design and handwriting are my own, a picture of a mountain with the word ‘steadfast’ under it. I chose the mountain (partially because the one I almost got on impulse was a mountain but) because I like a lot of the things a mountain represents. The up’s and down’s of life, a reminder to keep pushing because getting to the top of the mountain is the hardest part. Mountains are also immovable, like the word says, steadfast. A reminder to myself of something I want to be. I want to stop talking myself out of – or into – situations, overthinking, getting in my head. A reminder to be steadfast in my decisions, and to make my decisions for myself. My friend Crystian and I went last Saturday (St. Pat’s Tats!!) and both got tattoos. She got one of her mom’s handwriting saying “I love you!” so we both got little reminders.
I also got a haircut! Which may not seem like a big thing but I went with something a little different than I normally do. And I say little because It’s basically the same haircut but she put a little more ‘texture’ on top instead of just a trim. What ‘texture’ means in regards to hair, I do not know. She also put an entire mountain of product in it, but I liked the way it looked, and am considering keeping that practice when I style it now. Now that third winter is over and the sun is existent in our everyday lives again, I’m ready for the freshness of spring.
“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.”