Psycho-Babble Psychology Thread 794341

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I just had HOPE

Posted by TherapyGirl on November 10, 2007, at 20:54:12

tattooed on my shoulder blade in Chinese characters. It's my first tattoo and I don't really think I'm cool enough to pull it off, but I thought it would help me get out of my depressive rut. I couldn't figure out what to get and then I put the word HOPE in the search field on a tattoo web site and there it was. The minute I saw it, I knew it was the right one.

I left my T a message earlier today (she's checking voice mail once/day over the weekend in case I need her) and told her I was thinking about getting a tattoo tonight and if she thought I was not in my right mind or that I was making an impulsive decision to call me. I didn't hear from her.

And I think it was the right decision.

 

Re: I just had HOPE

Posted by I need a hug on November 10, 2007, at 21:56:27

In reply to I just had HOPE, posted by TherapyGirl on November 10, 2007, at 20:54:12

TG,
I THINK YOU'RE COOL!!!! GOOD FOR YOU!!!
HUGS

 

Re: I just had HOPE I need a hug

Posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 9:46:12

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE, posted by I need a hug on November 10, 2007, at 21:56:27

Thanks, Hugs.

I don't know about cool, but I'm still good with it this morning. Still feels like the right thing to do. And it looks even better without the blood and saran wrap. LOL

 

Re: I just had HOPE TherapyGirl

Posted by Phillipa on November 11, 2007, at 12:12:19

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE I need a hug, posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 9:46:12

May I ask what the tatoo is of? I'm too old for them. Phillipa

 

Re: I just had HOPE Phillipa

Posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 16:20:00

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE TherapyGirl, posted by Phillipa on November 11, 2007, at 12:12:19

It's the Chinese symbol for hope.

 

Re: I just had HOPE

Posted by I need a hug on November 11, 2007, at 16:25:52

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE TherapyGirl, posted by Phillipa on November 11, 2007, at 12:12:19

TG,
Does it really look better w/o the blood and the saran wrap? LOL I'm glad you're still o.k. with it. I think it will serve as a permanent reminder that no matter how bad things get, there is always HOPE! When you're depressed and feel that there is no hope, your tat is always going to be there to remind you that there is HOPE! Does that make sense? My fibromyalgia has me in what is referred to as a, "fibro fog." Right now, my concentration, speech, memory, sleep, everything is messed up. My T is calling me this week about a med change. I'm dreading that because of side effects but I know I need a change. Oh well, I'm glad you still feel you did the right thing. For what it's worth, I think you did the right thing and I hope your T does, too. Have a good week. HUGS

 

Re: I just had HOPE I need a hug

Posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 16:40:30

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE, posted by I need a hug on November 11, 2007, at 16:25:52

Thanks, Hugs.

And you said it exactly -- that's exactly why the tattoo works for me. It's my permanent hope so I won't keep losing it.

I hope your fibro stops acting up so much and that the med change helps. Be gone, dreaded side effects! (I think my tattoo gives me super powers, too!)

 

Re: I just had HOPE

Posted by I need a hug on November 11, 2007, at 18:25:48

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE I need a hug, posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 16:40:30

TG,
Super powers? The h**l with the med change! I'm getting a tattoo!!! LOL

 

Re: I just had HOPE TherapyGirl

Posted by Phillipa on November 11, 2007, at 18:30:56

In reply to Re: I just had HOPE Phillipa, posted by TherapyGirl on November 11, 2007, at 16:20:00

That sounds like a wonderful tatoo with a lot of meaning. Something to look at when you're not at your best. Congrats on the wonderful choice Phillipa

 

COOL TG. I like that. Good for you.((TG)) (nm)

Posted by Muffled on November 16, 2007, at 9:09:45

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