It always bugged my hubby that I never wore anything to ID me as a Diabetic - he was always worried something would happen and the absence of that ID would make it worse or more complicated...anywways...when I joined this site I saw all the medi-alert tattoos and felt the need to whack myself - how could I have not thought of that before??? LOL!! So, my husband suggested I go for it (since I already have a lot of ink) and my friend (who does my work) and I came up with a cuff-style bracelet...

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Looks awesome.

Thanks!!

omgosh Bec its beautiful!!! I love it :)))

thank you - i'm so pleased with how it turned out!
already going back in a month for another :P

I guess it's true what they say about tattoo's being addicting lol!! I want more but not sure what I want going to have to wait till something meaninful pops into my head lol.. I was thinking a rising phoenix but not to sure about it just yet... I love all you're work its very nice :)

thanks lady - you have a lot of beautiful work yourself :)
they can be addicting, but each piece i have has deep, deep meaning for me (even thr butterflies on the mdei-alert one have a super significant meaning, down to the way they are coloured, lol!) and i have a stockpile of sketches/ideas just recently found someone i trust to do it (had a great artist 8 years ago, but he left the province...then i met my friend lo and she is a tattoo artist, so i've put my skin in her hands...literally!)...
the pheonix is a really cool idea!!

That's beautiful!

thanks a lot megan - did you ever get your medi-alert one???

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