Went out for some nighttime photography and a beer with a friend Friday night. Great end to an awful week at work.
every day lately feels like I'm racing through to the part of the night where i put on my night guard and smear some calcium paste on the tooth. today the headache was really unbearable at times, sapping my energy, and really fucking up my mood. The older I get the more I understand my great-grandparents' generation who would get all their teeth removed as a birthday present or whatever
Been having issues with my teeth shifting and my bite getting just misaligned enough that I can't close my mouth properly, front tooth clicking against bottom teeth, scraping off the enamel. The situation escalated today and now my tooth is aching with intermittent throbbing pain. I have my first dentist appt since before covid coming up soon but I dunno what they can do for me besides refer me to an orthodontist. relief is not coming quickly, I fear
...that said, I kinda regret not taking five more minutes to look into getting an actual fuji lens instead. no particular reason I was drawn to the tokina. Whatever
Well I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the tokina 28mm I was looking at. Pretty sure it's the right mount with a weird label ("f/ax") but we'll see. I could have kept shopping around but hey, it was cheap. Why not.
I'm trying to not sink a ton of cash into this camera or overthink it too much. I figure I don't have a lens that wide on my other cameras yet so maybe it will tempt me to shoot it.
Was recently gifted a camera by a coworker who was moving across the country. Cheapo plastic Fuji STX-2, she wasn't sure it worked. Seems like it's okay and she just didn't know how to load it. However the lens it came with is full of fungus so I'm hunting for a new one. Almost let myself make an impulse purchase yesterday at work but I'm doing some research now and I'm more confused than ever. Way out of my depth here with these old 80s SLRs
Tonight I cleaned out all the mail that had piled up here at the apt following my hand injury back in June, took about an hour. Lots of junk and some important stuff (my car registration sticker!) that had just fallen by the wayside. Weird to look back and see how disorganized we let things get but also felt great to get things back to normal and out of the fucking way
Medical stuff (I'm fine)
Thumb seems pretty close to healed now. Glue dissolved away a couple days ago and everything looks like it sealed up properly. Still keeping it under a bandaid to keep it clean and protected for now (and because I think it's still a little too rough to be shown in public) but looking good!
Caught up with a friend I haven't seen in about a month and told him the story, which was fun lol
Then again, this one is pretty lewd and I think it rocks. I dunno. I contain multitudes
So far this hobby has been a lot of fun. My only gripe is I kinda wish these girls had some pants. Half the reason I want to get into painting these guys is to just get them into some bodysuits or tights lol
Like, I'm really considering preordering this one soon and her whole ass is just out. Like, c'mon, I'm no prude but I'm also not a teenage boy. I'm a classy middle-aged lady and I want my little plastic robot girls to reflect that
underemployed illustrator, underpaid indie record store employee, trying to keep the complaining to a minimum (no I'm not).
she / her / they / them
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