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Tatt Tuesday

Never Again

Surprise, surprise: I have a new tattoo! With the premiere of the new episodes of The X-Files looming, I thought it was as good a time as any to get something I’ve wanted for quite awhile: Ed’s tattoo from the episode Never Again. (If you’re unfamiliar with The X-Files, here’s my list of episodes to start with, including Never Again.)

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After chatting with my tattoo artist (Olivia at Everlasting Tattoo in SF), we decided on a few changes to make it a prettier tattoo. While the original sketch was pretty baller, we decided to add the flowers for a little girly flair, switch to a better font, and take a few liberties with the design and colors to make sure she ages well.

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Additionally, the tattoo that appeared on the show was definitely NOT the right size for the arm it was on. Since this is arguably the most visible tattoo I have to date, I wanted to make sure it looked right for me.

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I’m currently in the peeling and kind of itchy phase of healing, but should be fully healed in a few days. So far, I’ve learned that it really creeps people out when you call your tattoo “m’lady.”

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