I've been getting stick and pokes recently, not yet old enough to get a professional tattoo. Small stuff like cherries or stars or hearts in more hidden areas but I've gotten two more obvious ones: spider under my ribs, in the middle of my stomach. And yesterday I got the general outline of a sword on my hand, not done yet, being finished tomorrow evening. And I realize that I want things more meaningful to me, something that speaks to me about my struggles or my past. And cutting is major for me, so the sword is going to have a blood drip, and I was thinking about getting words next to it.. "