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Deciding what my first tattoo should be.

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I've always admired tattoos. It's always been something I've wanted. Now that I'm eighteen, I've started thinking about my first one. I plan on getting all of them at one point or another I can't decide which one will be my first.

The first one I might get is a small cartoon sailboat. I'm not sure where I would get this one. I want to get this as a tribute to my grandfather. He served in the Navy when he was younger. He did two tours in Vietnam. He's such a strong figure in my life and I would love to honor him with this.

The second one I wanted to get is a small crown. I think I want to get this on my ankle. This means a lot to me because my name means princess in Hebrew. Also, I'm a Christian so for my faith this represents the ideal that I am a child of the one true king. This one, in particular, is one of my favorites and I can't wait to get it.

A tattoo that I've wanted to get ever since I heard of it is the semicolon. The semicolon project is a suicide prevention project. People all around the world get these tattoos to support this movement and this is something I would be so proud to be a part of.

Another tattoo I've wanted to get for a while is the outline of three hearts. I'm not sure where I would get this. These three hearts are also related to my faith. The first one stand for the idea that we should love people, all people. No matter the person we should love them because we all deserve it. The second means love God. Being a Christian, I love my God unconditionally. The last one stands for love yourself. Self-love is a huge thing that a lot of people look over. They think of putting others first and forget about themselves.

The last one that has been in the back of my mind for a while is a tattoo of my mother's kiss. This one seems kind of weird but I promise you it has a good story. Ever since I was little, I have been super attached to my mom. When it was time for me to start kindergarten, it got worse. When she would drop me off in the mourning, I would scream and cry and it was a whole big scene. The only way I would stop is if my mom would kiss a napkin so I would have her kiss with me the whole day. I would love to get a tattoo of this so her kiss can be with me everywhere I go.

These are just a couple of tattoos that I've been brainstorming about. I'm so excited to get one of these things permanently on me so I can carry them with me wherever I go. As I said, I plan on getting these all eventually but the when and where I don't have figured out yet. I'm so ready to share more pieces of myself with the world.

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