In 2006 I was transformed; painfully, permanently.
That was the year I suffered a mental breakdown and spent the majority of the year surrounded by the thick fog of depression.
Emerging from the darkness after many endless months it was apparent to me that I would never be the same again, that everything I thought I knew about myself was open to question, that the very nature of my identity could no longer be taken for granted or accepted as something that merely is.
Out of this transition came another transformation, this time on the outside. Feeling reborn, I booked an appointment for my first tattoo…
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Tilted – Christine and the Queens