i just decided to post it on here

The Walk of Bravery 👣

We have this weird stigma in nursing that you have to put up with a ton of crap that patients, coworkers, or bosses sling at you - or others telling us to just stick with it since it’s the courageous thing to do.
I remember reading posts from over nurses here on Tumblr about how they were in such horrific circumstances at work, intensely unsafe, and just overall zero support from the powers that be. I remember wishing I had their courage, their bravery to get out of my own “trap.”
Bravery can be Courage, even though it doesn’t seem like it to others, bravery is sometimes deciding it’s far better for peace of mind to walk away from people, jobs and situations that leave you drained, or bring out an unhealthy side of you.
Bravery is sometimes standing up and saying, “NO,” but bravery is maybe also learning how to limit your reaction, and not give an aggressor power.
Courage Is not just recognizing what your limitations are; it’s also realizing what you’re capable of, and maybe this isn’t it.
Courage is admitting you aren’t in the right place, without berating yourself for it, without blaming others for it…courage is the will to get out and find the right place.
Courage is telling yourself something healthier is out there, bravery is acting on it.

.. I think back to all the times I felt lost, all the times I wanted to quit, all the times I talked myself into just sticking with it, since nursing is supposed to be such a disciplined profession - I think currently about how doubts can be so pervasive in our everyday nursing practice; are we making the right decisions clinically, are we making the right decisions with our career, and then I think,
I feel so ordinary, but it maybe takes bravery to leave.
I share this, for even one person who may be feeling trapped. If you know someone who is thinking of quitting, or having a hard time looking for work, or hard time with their job - maybe the best thing you can do for them is to sit with what they’re struggling to say.
Help them be brave.

so, I was really really sick in the last couple of weeks, so I decided to log out of tumblr until I was feeling better (and today is this day)
I don’t know if anyone here has missed me, probably not, but this is the reason I haven’t post a thing in a while. 

Ok, so in the meanwhile (I thought nothing could happen) happened a few things:

@dadharbour mentioned me in a post of her favorite blogs and I’m just so flattered, I mean ??????????????? Is this real life???? Or just a fantasy????
Also, @dadharbour is getting married???? or something???????? and I’m so shook (buddy, congratulations!!!!!!! I’m so happy for you!!!
AND @strawberryscoundrel mentioned me saying I’m one of their fave mutuals and that they really love me and I’m SHOOK (because their blog is one of my faves of LIFE), omg, thank you so much ?????????? I love your blog and I admire you so much

I also hit 1,600 followers and I’m so shook ????????? thank you so much!!!!!

as you may have realized, I’m a shook-as-fuck person hahahah I’m really really happy this happened while I was away though!!!!! Thank you! I missed y’all!!!


and IM BACK

Analysis of Haikyuu!! Chapter 247 (kind of)

This is completely random. I was just thinking about Inarizaki and the Miya twins and wondering what will happen in the Inarizaki vs Karasuno match, and I decided to put my thoughts here.

I’m pretty sure Karasuno is screwed. Inarizaki has an amazing setter (Atsumu), amazing blocker (Suna), and amazing ace (Ojiro). Karasuno, of course, has a lot of amazing players as well, but Inarizaki seems to have the advantage.

First, I’ll talk about who might win, ideally. If Karasuno defeats Inarizaki, they face Nekoma next. On one hand, if Furudate really wants to hype up the Battle of the Garbage Dump, then they would wait a little longer till Karasuno and Nekoma face in an official match (like Hinata’s second or third year). On the other hand, by the time Karasuno and Nekoma potentially meet again, the third-years would have graduated–and the third years play a very big part in the teams, so maybe it wouldn’t feel right to have the match without the third-years. But in my opinion, Furudate would definitely have the match before Kenma graduates because of his friendship with Hinata.

From the realistic view, there is no way Karasuno can win unless Inarizaki screws up somehow–and perhaps that’s exactly how they would win. It’s possible that the Miya twins could get into an argument and potentially cause Inarizaki to lose. After all, Atsumu went to training camp while Osamu didn’t–maybe Osamu would feel frustrated that Atsumu is outshining him. Since we’ve only seen two panels of Osamu, we don’t really know his personality.

In the panel above, Osamu doesn’t say anything in reaction to his brother’s trash talking. This could either mean that he’s stoic and doesn’t talk much, like Aone, or that he’s just tired of his brother’s rudeness to the point where he doesn’t care enough to say anything. Either way, it could be very interesting to see some rivalry between them (also, you know I love angst). 

I’m not sure if Furudate will take the ideal route–Karasuno winning–or the realistic one–Karasuno losing–and I also don’t know if they’re willing to go onto Hinata’s second and third year. So we’ll just wait and see.

What?? Two arts in one day??? Impossible!

Not really, though, because I drew this one last night bc i wasn’t tired so I decided to doodle a Princess Marco to help

This is probably one of my best Star vs. drawings tbh, and I’m not just saying that because of subject matter (although, that is a big reason)

So here, because I didn’t wanna hold back on posting this one, here’s the second, and last, piece of art today.

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god….. this guy…..
so here’s everything that happened:

i went to see beautiful again today because i just had to see it again (and i cried so hard ???), and during intermission i spur of the moment just decided to message @akbroadway to see if she and @livefrombway wanted to attempt stagedooring again because like why not, its the last night like its worth a shot. so we’re outside (and we met some other girls who were waiting for him as well lol) and we waited for nearly an hour after the show had gotten out. at this point, nobody from the show was coming out the stagedoor and we were getting nervous like ?? did we miss him ?? and then a lady came out and was like “i’m pretty sure everybody left already” so we were all like ??? should we leave then ??? but then FINALLY HE AND LIAM CAME OUT and ben talked to the other girls first while we talked to liam and he remembered me he was like “oh yeah you’re the tea girl!!!” because i gave him a tea from my etsy shop lol and then ben came over and he saw me and was like “!!! you came back!!!” and i was like !!!!!!!!! he remembered me !!! and i showed him the embroidery of his signature that i finished and he was so into it and he hugged me again and then i gave him a tea (because i forgot to on friday lol) and he was like “!!! teas the day that is so cute omg” (bc thats my shop name lol im lame) and then he hugged me AGAIN and then i asked if we could take another picture and he was like “yeah amy!” HE REMEMBERED MY NAME THOUGH OK so yeah my depression is cured thank you bye

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Decided to do the phone thingymabobber that @the49thname posted. 

Lockscreen is Allen, Homescreen is Lavi (fanart by yluminary.)

Last song listened to (in the car no less): Chemicals Between Us by Bush.

And the last selfie I took (which I’m sure I’ve already posted on here before but whatever XD).

Tagging: @taebabywhysoserious; @novastellaluna; @errantknightess; @poledanceloki; @nooctis; @spiccan; @kashyuri-art; @thefearofcod; @inquisitorfarnese; & whoever else would like to participate. (You don’t have to do this if you don’t wanna. Just thought it would be fun. I know some people hate doing selfies, so yeah.)

I want to clarify something really fast for those who read my post about that youtube comment last night. I added a comment on there a few minutes later that I think could imply something I don’t agree with at all (and it may have, I have not checked my notifications yet). When I said it’s okay to be ignorant in most cases, I meant that as lacking knowledge (specifically anatomy & sex ed in this context, but I was referring to stuff you learn at school in general) due to circumstances beyond your control, mostly due to not receiving a decent education. And when I say it’s okay, I mean that I wouldn’t make fun of someone for that. But that guy made a pretty typical sexist remark further down in the comments, which is why I decided to post what he said here cause he’s just a dick. Which is why I followed that up by saying, “being willfully ignorant and using that to spout hateful shit is not okay, which is what he did”. It sounded okay to me originally, but since I’m bad at explaining shit, I realized later that those two sentences together could definitely imply that I meant it is okay to spout hateful shit due to being -not willfully- ignorant. That is not what I meant at all! I’m just so terrible at explaining stuff and trying to get my points across clearly. So I apologize to anyone that I may have upset by saying that!

Haikyuu OVA 1 & 2

Someone requested a mega-post about the two Haikyuu OVAs and, even though I hadn’t considered writing about those at first, upon reflection I decided that I definitely had to write about some glorious moments that we can only find in those OVAs.

I’m going to write about both of them here, since they pretty much happen at about the same time (between seasons 1 and 2). Please be aware that they’re dark: at some points you fear for the lives of the characters.

“But Ele, this is Haikyuu. Nobody dies.” Excuse you. Just pay attention and I’m sure you’ll agree with me at the end of this post.

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Miscalculations

lmao well this is well overdue. I’ve decided to kind of mirror my AO3 uploads and it seems unfair to just leave the first story in the series out just because I posted it before I started the Tumblr uploads. So here we go. Nothing’s really changed except (after much more internal debate than was necessary) I changed Airini’s vaguely Australian “hey?” to a more Kiwi “aye?”.


(AO3 link here!)

Part 1 of the fanfic series, Where You Are.

Summary: A series of vignettes. For the most part, Maui has tried to visit Moana whenever he could, and for the most part it’s worked out. As far as everyone is concerned he’s part of the family. But time passes differently for demigods, and eventually he’s going to miscalculate.

Alternatively, Four Stages of Grief Maui Works Through without Moana (Barely in Order and Sometimes Repeatedly and/or Simultaneously) and One He Does.

Warning for major character death.


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24.3.17 | sunday

i decided to share my first own post today, hello again!
it was such a beautiful sunset in here, but i was have to finish my program so i just taked a photo and continued my study.

I skipped the #Writing Wednesday, but it’s not for the lack of my appreciation of your work, but because a) I couldn’t decide which of your stories are my favourites, b) I hadn’t had much time at that moment to write something that would really give your writing a praise it deserves.

I just want to say that I have reread your stories many times and the pure joy I feel everytime you post a new one is absolutely priceless. So thank you for making my days a little brighter with the stories you share with us.

And now, for today:

Here’s the thing - you brought me in to this trashcan. And I don’t know when it happened, but suddenly #I- don’t-even-watch-this-show changed into #I-don’t-even-write-so-what-the-hell-am-I-doing?

It’s intended to be part of something bigger, which I’m hoping I will be able to write. But since I couldn’t finish it all in time I’m posting this teaser as your birthday present, @evieoh, I hope you’re going to enjoy it!

Ok, so here it is - my first attempt at writing… whatever this is.

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Today is Hourly Comics Day and I decided to participate! Hourly Comics Day happens every February 1st, and basically you just draw a comic of whatever you’re doing each hour of the day. I haven’t done it in years, mostly due to never having time, but I really wanted to do something dumb & fun & put it on the internet, so … here we are. :) Rather than posting these one at a time, I’m gonna post ‘em in batches. Here’s the first half of my day. 

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So approximately six thousand years ago I told @forksalesperson I would draw Ed for her and because I am me I’m only just now getting it to her. 

Which star wars villain should you fight?

maybe you express love by yelling “fight me!” with tears streaming down your face. maybe you need to work out your repressed trauma, or maybe you just want some exercise. Whichever it is, here’s everything you need to know to decide which pillar of galactic evil to bloody your knuckles on!

Darth Vader

Do it. Fight Darth Vader. You’ll never win, and that’s the goal. from the cradle to the coffin, every one of us knows who he is and what he’s capable of, and yearns to erotically asphyxiated by the one true goth of all time. Fight him, and gasp your final breath to the thrilling thunder of the imperial march

end fight probability: 300% you die highly aroused and emotionally fulfilled

Palpatine

Not a good idea at all. If you must scratch the vengeance itch, dew it, but he’s slippery for such a crusty dude and dreadfully powerful. Watch out for those sharp, germy fingers.

end fight probability: 80% he fries you to a crisp, 20% you win but later die of infected wounds

Darth Maul

Don’t even fucking try. This bugger can survive literally anything. Give up.

end fight probability: 200% even if you shoot him into the fucking sun, he survives it

General Grievous

Why would you fight my old boy Grievous? he’s just trying to do his job and he’s so tired. Look at the bags under his eyes. And he has asthma. if you decide to be a heartless beast and fight him anyway, you will lose, because he has four arms and he’s 7 feet tall. Just buy him a drink and leave him alone.

end fight probability: 100% he cuts you into sashimi, but you deserve it for picking a fight with Johnny-four-lightsabers

Count Dooku

I can’t imagine feeling anything about him strongly enough to warrant a fight, but if that’s your thing, go ahead I guess. Put out his creepy eyes first.

end fight probability: 60% you win because he’s old, but sustain injuries

Kylo Ren

Please, fight him. Beat his ass. if you can dodge the saber and hold off laughing long enough to get a grip on his hair, he’ll trip over his own garments trying to shake you off and fall on his own blades. finish it up by crushing his windpipe so we never have to suffer his insufferable voice ever again. Good luck and godspeed.

end fight probability: 82% you rip his face off (100% I need counseling)

Snoke

Don’t fight this crusty boy until we know more about his stats. but if you decide to anyway, he has serious claws – you better protect your neck against a Gollum-style strangling. he’s survived this far, he can probably survive a lot more. if you can take him seriously long enough to attack.

end fight probability: 75% he bludgeons you with a frozen rat (his supper) while screaming “for the last goddamn time I am NOT darth plageius”

Tarkin

Definitely fight him, take out all your inner rage on the poster boy for creepy old white men who ruin everything. The main thing is to watch out for those cheekbones, which can probably split wood and definitely slice your hand off. Don’t be distracted by his foul stench either. The good news is that he’s old and frail and the only exercise he’s ever had is furiously jacking it to imperialist propaganda.

end fight probability: 90% you kill him, 64% the spores released by his disintegrating corpse give you a debilitating lung disease

Krennic

Fight him, but be careful about it, he’s famously prone to violent confrontation and not afraid to start swinging. Target his major weakness: the aesthetic. if you can stand on his cape you can probably immobilize him.

end fight probability: 80% you win with minor injuries

Hux

this guy is literally everything wrong with the world today –  fascism, gingers, men who won’t shut up. Fight him and kill him for all of us. It’ll be easy, he looks to be made of damp bread & library paste. Go for it. Wring his neck

end fight probability: 99% you break every bone in his pathetic body

Phasma

This is a tricky one. if you’re a wookiee, go ahead, you may able to win. If you’re human, you will be slammed to the ground before you knew what hit you, with a blaster barrel in your mouth. But if you’re a lesbian that was probably the goal all along.

end fight probability: 110% she breaks every bone in your pathetic body

Thrawn

Deep down, we all want to either fight him or fuck him, so do it. Fight him. Grab him by that gigantic forehead and smash him through a wall, which was part of his master plan all along, of course. He’ll bust out those thick blue biceps and either the brawl will continue or you’ll end up making passionate love on the floor.

end fight probability: whatever happened, it was artistically done