Sunday, January 26, 2014

My Survivor Tattoo

A few weeks ago, I got my survivor tattoo!!

I'd been planning on it for awhile (since before I was done with treatment) and finally went to have it done.  Here's a picture (sorry, it's still healing so it's still a little scabby):


For those of you who aren't familiar, these are Beatles lyrics.  The song goes:

Ob-la-di
Ob-la-da
Life goes on...

I love this song and I thought the lyrics were appropriate and uplifting.  Purple is the "official" Hodgkin's Lymphoma color, so I added the purple ribbon.

The tattoo is on my right wrist and every time I see it, I feel strong and proud and I'm reminded that life does go on.  What do you think?!

Love,
Melissa

3 comments:

  1. Love Love LOVE it! ;) ~ Lisa (lvlathrop @ whatnext).

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  2. I’m a survivor of the same and I love this !! Congratulations

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