Inspiration: One of my goals is to be intentionally grateful. Instead of focusing my energy on things I can’t change, I make mental lists of moments in my life that I wouldn’t want to miss. It helps me find peace and joy.
"Bone my Bone"
Tamir Triad fanart, Adobe Photoshop, some nine hours spent two months ago.
Starting with “The Bone Doll’s Twin”, the Tamir Triad by Lynn Flewelling is gothic and entrancing. I read all three books in a week.
This great fan art captures the mood of the first book for me.
Inspiration: I was thinking of lace when I painted this.
The creator of this comic is Iguanamouth.tumblr.com
This is the best! I particularly love the hoard of broken VHS tapes.
If I were a dragon, I would hoard piles of crinkled up post it notes.
I won’t list the name of the book. But I will say, it’s not hard to find books that completely omit women.
I feel like I’m such a burden on my parents. They do as much as they possibly can to care and get medical treatment for me. This illness takes up their lives almost as much as it takes up mine.
I struggle with this feeling too. My husband’s life often revolves around my good and bad days. And there are times when I wish he could have a healthy wife, so he could have a better life.
But the truth is, you and I didn’t ask to be sick, and if the situation was reversed we would care for our loved ones like they care for us. We are people with challenges. We are NOT burdens.
You and I and anyone struggling with illness are precious. Even during discomfort and pain, we need to treat ourselves like we belong.
I hope you will remind me of this when I need a pep talk. : )
This is important to remember. And it isn’t always easy.
To do what is best for me, I listen to myself, communicate with the people who love me and then come up with a gentle, but firm barrier to ward off the inevitable push back.
Favourite Books → Seraphina by Rachel Hartman “The world inside myself is vaster and richer than this paltry plane, peopled with mere galaxies and gods.”
This was a satisfying read, full of intelligence and danger. I wanted to spend more time in Seraphina’s mind garden.
It’s a book that has kept me thinking over lots of the scenes, wondering how I would live in such circumstances.
Inspiration: I’m experimenting with the concrete texture in my Artrage app. I colored the background purple because that’s my favorite color, and the words are a sort of thanksgiving. I’m grateful to be awake.
The googly eyes are just to make me giggle.