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twenty fourteen: a love letter...of sorts | Margot Meanie
Dear 2014, You were an interesting year, though that can be said about all years, I suppose. when you were kind, you were exceedingly kind and when you were cruel you really hit me where it hurt. But overall, you pushed me. Sometimes I struggled, but I think, mostly I flourished and I thank you for what I have learned. I saw a big change in my professional life, which is still resolving itself. As sad as I was about losing that part of my identity, {working within the body mod “industry”}, which was a big blow, it forced me away from my comfortable rut. I wasn’t going anywhere with it, just remaining stagnant, only increasingly bitter with ownership and their lack of care. With them closing up shop, it made me look at who I was and who I wanted to be and how I want to be living my life. I’m still working on it, but I’m getting there and happier. Knowing I have a partner that’s always got my back and wants me to flourish as I figure it all out is something I could not be more grateful for. Mister Meanie, you are my rock and …