My first tattoo.

8 Jun

Hello again, two posts for today! 😀

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My ‘Butterfly of Life’ tattoo ♥

I also thought I would submit a picture for you all to see of my first tattoo. My motivation behind the design was my life-saving operation; the butterfly symbolising freedom & new life, purple in there for IBD Awareness, colours to show that life is now colourful and of course, that amazing date that my life was saved underneath and I was given StaceyStoma 🙂

It is on my left shoulder, and I am so happy with how it has turned out! I wanted it to look realistic and be something of great meaning & symbolism to me for the rest of my life. Needles are NOTHING compared to the pain of IBD.

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If you can beat the torture and agony IBD puts you through, you can do anything.

Until next time,

Amy & StaceyStoma xx

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5 Responses to “My first tattoo.”

  1. lifeisballbagthenyoudie June 8, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

    I’ve got surgery coming up, a proctocolectomy. Cant say im looking forward to it but it’s only going to improve my quailty of life *touches wood*. I’ve decided as a reward after surgery I’m gonna get me some tattoos. Awsome blog btw!

    • staceystoma June 8, 2012 at 11:22 pm #

      Do you want to chat about it? 🙂 Feel free to message me: amyrobson09@googlemail.com, or look for the Facebook group ‘My Bag & I’ and request to join! My friend Meg & I run it! 🙂
      Here for you! It will change your life for the better!

    • staceystoma June 8, 2012 at 11:24 pm #

      and thanks for what you said about my blog! 🙂

  2. Nicole July 2, 2012 at 5:45 am #

    Just wanted to say I came across your blog while searching for motivational pictures. Your butterfly tattoo came up in the search results and I was drawn to it. 9/8/11 is the day my daughter was born, and almost died, but made it through. I LOVE your tattoo! Anyway, I was reading your blog and wanted to tell you I admire you for being so strong and not doubting yourself or what you can do. 🙂

    • staceystoma July 2, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

      Nicole, that is amazing! 🙂
      Thank you so much for your kind words 🙂 x

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