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Tattoos, Pain, And Incurable Illness

by Ace Ratcliff

via Ace Ratcliff

When you live with chronic pain, choosing when and where to experience pain can be a gift, and an act of control.

CW: Mentions of self harm

I carefully walk up the wooden stairs, gripping the handrail. The scent of jasmine is sweet as I cross over to open the…

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