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    tattoo with meaning

    I never thought I would have a tattoo. However in 2020 we moved from Montana after living there for 12 years and having our last two kiddos there, I wanted something to represent our life. I had come to use mountains as a symbol of our journey with our son who was born with a rare chromosomal disorder. His room was painted with a huge mural of mountains. For me, they represented how there are peaks and valley's in life. Sometimes the climb would be easy and sometimes hard , I included one jagged mountain to represent those tough times. So when we moved I decided to get a mountain tattoo to represent both our journey with children with disabilities and the beautiful Montana mountains #Tetrasomy9P #CheckInWithMe #Tattoo

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    Autism Tattoo Suggestions? #Autism #Aspergers #Tattoo

    Hi,

    I've been diagnosed as autistic for a while now and am in the process of accepting myself and slowly learning to unmask. I already have some tattoos including a semi colon design which resembles my ongoing journey with mental health. I would really like to get a tattoo that represents my autism to embrace my whole self and wear with pride. Does anyone have any suggestions that aren't puzzle pieces?

    Thanks in advance.

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    First Tattoo

    Yesterday I got my very first tattoo. So happy with how it has turned out.

    Design started with butterfly as it was what I would draw on myself to help with self harm urges.

    From there added the semi colon for when author decides to continue sentence instead of it end it (project semicolon). Last summer I was hospitalized against my will for suicidal thoughts. And so glad I had friends to walk through me with it.

    Then butterfly design itself is based of Pokémon vivillon. Because Pokémon was a way to connect with some friends afterwards that helped give me something to do. And picked elegant form because one I love purple and two the word speaks to me and what I want to be.

    #Selfharm #Tattoo #Suicide #ProjectSemicolon #semicolon #MentalHealth #Depression

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    Mental health tattoo #Tattoo #SemicolonTattoo #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder

    After the hardest year of my life and intestine therapy I see this tattoo as my step into recovery and hopefully if I relapse it will remind me to keep going and remember to breathe, that my life is a journey worth continuing and with every relapse and recovery I get stronger.

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    getting more sick, and trying to find comfort in my own body

    my suspected M.E/MS is developing pretty rapidly at the moment, it’s summer time in the UK and my body is throwing a tantrum about it. all my symptoms are elevated, plus i’m having new trouble speaking, especially without rehearsing what i’m going to say beforehand. thank god for fans and cooling mats, otherwise i’d have dissolved into the carpet!

    anyways, what i wanted to speak about was feeling comfortable in your own body. i’ve realised that since my life has changed so much, i shouldn’t worry about what others might think. i’m turning 18 soon and will be able to get tattooed, and want to start the process of finding an artist and coming up with a design for my first piece. my body might be breaking down internally but it’s gonna have some great art on the outside, like a beat up car with a nice paint job :)

    my only concerns are the healing process and the pain of the tattooing itself, but hopefully i’ll manage!! i’ve been thinking about a traditional style piece for my left arm, maybe some kind of animal. anyone have any tattoos they’d like to share? #Disability #ChronicIllness #Tattoo #Positivity

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    For my dad

    My dad passed away tragically 6 months ago so had this done for him today thought it was gonna be really painful as my skin really sensitive because of my fibro but it never hurt at all #Fibromyaliga #Tattoo

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    Hey Mighties. I know this isn't a mental health question. but I really want to get this neck tattoo done. would you get it just done half way or all the waya round your neck? & what's your opinion on it on me? 😊 hope you're all doing well. I'm having a stable day today. #Depression #Anxiety #Tattoo

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    Strength Through Ink #Ink #Tattoo #BipolarDisorder #strength #better #ItGetsBetter

    Yo! It was about time for another tattoo, so I went and got it done the other day! I am SO happy with how it turned out 🤩🎭

    I mainly wanted to have it represent my struggles with bipolar disorder and I think it shows that PERFECTLY! Also, the line "Heaven knows I'm miserable now" was taken from one of my favorite bands (The Smiths) and their song titled "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" 🎵

    Truth be told, I am /not/ miserable at the moment and am actually feeling pretty damn good, but I have clearly fought tooth and nail through a lot of terrible ugliness in my life, and so I want this tattoo to also be a reminder of where I have come from and how things can go from bad to good (or vice versa) in the blink of an eye 👁 You just never know! I have been on a good streak for a while now and am hoping it stays that way🤞

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    My healing tattoo #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder

    I got this tattoo on 3 December of this year. I decided get this tattoo to stop self-harm and improve my recovery. I put this tattoo in the arm I started hurting in 2019 when I start self-harm. The tattoo is red like a wound. The loto flower represents my body which improve after sexual abuse and years of dissociation (I can't feel sexual pleasure for years and I was anorgasmic, because my vagina was dissociate and I can't feel anything). Loto flower grow in the mud (which represents the sensation of dirt I feel in my body and still feel it) but it's a beautiful flower who represents purity. The point and coma represents my battle against self-harm and my 2019 when I've been passed 7 months being chronically actively suicidal and mainly 15 April, the day when I decided took my life, but finally I don't. Now I'm here. My battle against BPD and trauma hasn't finished yet, but I can do it. You can do it. I see you and I love you and I hope with all my heart you can recover. A lot of love everyone♥️
    #CheerMeOn #Recovery #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #SexualAbuse #Trauma #SuicideIdeation #Selfharm #Dissociation #Tattoo #SemicolonTattoo #ProjectSemicolon

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    A reminder that my story is not over # suicide awareness

    It hurts so much when i think of my good friend Brandon and what demons he must have been having to fight by himself to commit suicide 😭💔 i hate more than anything i wasn't able b there for him to help him fight and that they won. I got my semi colon tattoo for him and for me, to remind me to not stop fighting that my story is yet to b over. #semi colon #Tattoo #Suicide

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