Wednesday, January 05, 2011


I finally got one, after more than two years of contemplating: I am talking about a tattoo.

I realised how fickle I can be whilst getting one, the artist had just done the outline and I screamed that I wanted it off and I absolutely hated it. He stopped right then and just stared at me while I calmed down and got my nerves back. Now I understand that it was not the tattoo that I hated but the whole idea of permanency. And the reason why I chose to go for one was to get something, anything permanent.

I have always run away from situations that call for commitment of any sort.
- When I make plans with friends, I always have a backup to get out of them.
- On my work side I know I can quit anytime and go back home.
- Hair cut: they grow again
- Any purchase: I can return or buy another one.
- Relationships (minus family): I don’t get into one and then I know that though it may hurt but I can chose to back off.

Considering above, this decision to get something as permanent on myself was a very big deal and I don’t regret it a bit. Hopefully, other similar life altering decisions will give me the same feeling. Ta..

And a very happy new year to all.


Kriti said...

Sammy, something that may be you didnt know- sometimes when I miss the days we spent together I peek into your blog to make sure that you are doing fine - I know its easier to pick up the phone. Im damn excited about your tattoo and cant wait to see it, but what Im more excited about is that the idea of a permanent situation in life has finally hit upon you. Permanent isn't always bad, try it!
Love, K

ani said...

:) cheers! happy new year and everything!

Sam said...

Kriti, Aww..I didn't know that. I didn't even know that you remembered my URL. But I do know that you look out for me, you always have, some way or the other and though I may have never have siad it but I know for a fact that I can count on you anytime and that means the world to me. Love you sweetie..

Ani, Same to you Ani, hope you've been good.

Sangfroid said...

Somehow this post is related to my latest 55 ... well remotely :P

So what did you get and where? :D