Heal Tattoo

The Power of Christ Compels You (more dogs bites & tattoos)

This post relates to a couple of my other recent entries, so you might want to read those first if you haven’t already.

The first is an account of me being bitten by a dog.

The second is a list of my current tattoos. Simple!

A week after being bitten, my ankle still hadn’t healed so I decided it was time for some affirmative action. Some people said I should have gone to the hospital to get a tetanus jab but no way, Jose! As Jesse “The Body” Ventura said on the set of Predator, “I ain’t got time to bleed“.

Nevertheless, a week later I did start to have second thoughts. @tojofo suggested that it was because of my werewolf tattoo that the dog bit me in the first place, and this reminded me of An American Werewolf in London“Beware the moon, lads…”. It then occurred to me that a full moon was imminent that very weekend; what I would be needing wasn’t a doctor, but a vicar! Or maybe a silver bullet.

Wisely, I decided the best course of action was to tattoo a small crucifix on my heal – to ward off the evil forces. Or maybe it’s a plague cross to let people know I’m contaminated, not too sure.

As I was about to begin, a quick count revealed that this would be my thirteenth tattoo. Obviously, my thirteenth tattoo had to be a “13” so I etched that onto my thigh quickly, before doing the crucifix. A 2-for-1 tattoo deal of sorts then.

Needless to say, the heal was quite painful and I messed up both of the tattoos. Still, a least I didn’t turn into a werewolf or die from lockjaw, so it must have worked!

Home Made Tattoo, Tom Fogarty 13 Tattoo, Tom Fogarty Home Made Tattoo - 13 Tom Fogarty - self-tattoo: 13

Yeah, I couldn’t be bothered to rotate the photos before uploading…


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