Submitted by megan on Wed, 04/08/2009 - 20:39
Two notable conversations that happened during my appointment this afternoon with Julian.
Julian: How you doing?
Me: Not bad.
J: (laughs) Considering the circumstances, I suppose.
M: The part where it feels like you're trying to...
J: Cut your head off?
M: I would have used the word saw, but six of one.
J: I think that's going to have to be it for today, my back-
Because at that point, I was done too. My legs had started into spasms, and you know that nausea and crying jags aren't long past that. But I was sad, because right now it's just the outline and some shading, and I'm going to have to wait till May 19th for the colour, which is what's actually going to make it beautiful.
Right now, I can't see it, and I'm nervous. What if it wasn't just the redness, what if I look badly unbalanced now with a giant echinoderm on my right side? What if the tentacles are too round? What if it doesn't really suit me after all? What if, what if, what if?
Meh. Whatever. Too late now for what ifs. An hour till the bandage comes off and I'll know better then.
Photos to follow when the swelling goes down.
UPDATE: The bandage came off. I love it. Can't wait for May 19th.