It is hard to say how long I spent drawing this. It was made over a few months, waiting in doctors' offices. I had a little sketchbook that I could bring with me, and I'd sit in the waiting room, and work on this a little bit at a time.
Later I put a digital color wash ovr it, to try and make certain parts of it stand out more, and to see what it was like.
Among Us OC things
Heyy why not!
Among Us OC; White.
Full name: Clément White
Prioritizes janitorial tasks (used to be a janitor, then a crime scene cleaner).
Named his mini-crewmate "Marshmallow".
Sees Marshmallow as his own son.
Usually sus because he doesn't say much, and has trouble remembering details.
When impostors, doesn't enjoy killing as it is messy, but he is task oriented. If murder is a task, then he has to do it.
don't be afraid to take chances
a set of observational studies that kind of got out of hand
a good hat is not "purchased" in a "store". it comes to you in a dream
what if you had a friend coax a mounted officer off their horse and then you ran up and jumped on the horse and rode off with it. would that be rad as shit or what. and also youre wearing cowboy boots and good jeans and one of those fancy embroidered cowboy shirts
dont ever let anyone tell you you have to wash a pan. as long as nothing's burned to the bottom, they're lying
my dad gave me a basil plant and i forgot to water it for a few days and then watered it a BUNCH and now its extra crunchie
all non-natural death is caused by three things: pride, respect for authority, and/or capitalism. therefore i will strive to do none of these things, so that i will never die
OK! stella goin for it!
topic: period & period products! in specific: reusable cloth pads :)
stella use, in specific, teamoy brand! think important mention that cause difrent cloth pads are worn & made in difrent ways w some variance in material, so :)
teamoy pads got v soft bamboo fleece on inside, absorbent layers sandwich between, & waterproof PUL layer on outside! though like stella say, not all cloth pads got this setup, so is good check how each brand describes use & which layers which
for teamoy pads, PUL layer also got pretty prints, which def make feel more fun - stella got em all in pretty flower prints :D
now, stella know difrent brands (& even teamoy) make vary lengths + absorbencys, but stella unable rly talk abt variance cause got em all same (long w heavy absorbency) just cause own periods too unpredictable, & prefer safety xP
OK, question & answer time! may add on more if ppl ask :P
stella! how do keep em on?
cloth pads NOT got adhesive like normal disposables! instead, they got wings w lil popper clips :D much like normal wing pads, will wrap wings round underside, then pop clips closed - can be lil fiddly when not able see, but stella got hang p quick!
this do have downside if you someone who exercise/move round lot, in that pad might shift or become twist while you move - but if you move & exercise p light, should not be too big issue, even when sleep!
how do wash em, o wise stella?
exact procedure personal prefrence, but stella think this work best (atleast personly):
immediate after remove pad, take to sink & run under cold water. squeeze out til water run clean. hang to dry, & once dry, toss in delicates bag. pads go thru wash like other stuff, but NOT dryer - can damage pad! instead, put on clothing line/rack & air dry :)
stella like double-wash just cause not got best water in house for wash delicate stuff, so hand-wash is just so blood not stay in pad for longer than need (which can imagine also not best for it)
stellaaaa, don't they smell?
answer... not unless stick nose in em xP
OK but seriously: they prob smell more during wash than actual use. prob mostly true of any w bamboo in em - just smell like rainy grass!
what abt incidents & incontinence?
cloth pads may still have you cover there, though how well will depend on intensity of incident + absorbency of whatever pads use!
...but personal experience: stella's p much SAVED knickers which had incident in. just had the pad on cause knew period was soon & wanted be prepare... little did stella know would deal w poop & not blood.
but rly! washed in p much same way as w blood, just made sure v careful abt hands after xP
though stella will note, not deal w regular incontinence (or atleast, not in realm of poop) - this more one-off incident from bad circumstance, so may vary/need test if got more regular issue & not already use other products
good input from bee! guess words bit unclear cause is mostly what meant - if someone got occasional/rare issue, or maybe predict/suspect a one-off incident & not got any other product, cloth pad can do in a pinch, long as able remove & wash right away - so not for out of home use! if got much more regular issue and/or plan leave house, then stella imagine diapers & alternatives for those specificly still best bet
disclaimer there is nothing inherently wrong with veganism but there is a certain white western vegan culture which has some problems, this post is not abt all vegans
there are many very good posts critiquing white vegan culture but theres something i havent really seen addressed.
like maybe its bc im vegetarian and i look at vegan recipes more but there is a Big Trend of trying to make a meat/dairy substitute that matches the taste of the original but they end up not substituting the nutrients? eg cauliflower steaks, that jackfruit thing. this doesnt happen as much with dairy but definitely with meat products
and like, here's the thing: you need protein. you need fats. your body needs nutrients that it will Not get from vegetables. i understand that for ppl who are used to the 'meat and two veg' meals its a hard change, especially if you, , like meat but like u really do have to restructure ur relationship to food and how you think about it. i get so worried for the health of all those vegan recipe bloggers who seem to just be trying to find taste substitutes for meals they loved and not focusing on like their actual health requirements. and i mean actual health requirements, not fucking diet culture. i honestly think that in a decade or two theres gonna be a massive rise in health problems related to nutrient deficiencies, and it will be because of irresponsible veganism.babushka
yeah west is not really good at having enough steady meat substitutes at all, and im afraid that people are being pressured into eating vegan before they have the time and energy to make research about how to substitute proteins which is crucial for their health. there are already studies about the long-term damages of low-protein diets, the results of which only start being visible within a year or two. that's why i dislike it when people say veganism is easy and quick to switch to. it really depends on your area, your body, your expertise in cooking and food, etc.
I think a big thing, especially in America, but I'm sure in a lot of the better off European countries too, is that we often aren't taught what (usually plant) foods need to go together to create "complete proteins", aka, having all the amino acids that your body can't create itself, as well as various trace nutrients like minerals that we need to stay healthy.
So people will make, for example, a soy burger and treat it like a normal burger and eat it with wheat based bread, etc etc, and end up not having enough of certain nutrients when all they'd need to do to correct that is to eat their soy with rice. That's literally it. Rice+soy = a complete protein, just like rice and beans, peanuts and wheat, potatoes and dairy, squash and corn/maize, etc. And a lot of native cultures around the world base their diet around combos like these that form complete proteins, and then they add to their diet on top of that base. And people in these cultures know, if you have very little and you need to fall back on something, you eat these two things together, and it might not be exciting but it's filling and YOU'LL LIVE and you won't get horribly sick from it.
This is also compounded with the fact that outside animal based foods (meat and dairy), B vitamins are pretty scarce and when you do find them it's usually in fungi like yeast and mushrooms. Yeast outside of bread is a new concept for a lot of Westerners, and mushrooms can be an issue for a lot of folks with sensory issues or just.... don't like them? And a lot of people in the US don't have access to cheap meat replacements.
But I mean, even putting aside any issues in getting foods like soy burgers or whatever meat and dairy replacements, a lot of folks just don't know what to eat them with/how to eat them to get the best out of their nutrition. :( And a lot of it is taking things out of their context, which is a form of cultural appropriation and has concequences for the people it's done to (higher prices for staple foods they need to live) as well as the people doing it (as emlynlua mentioned, people can become nutrient deficient and seriously ill over time).
i feel like a lot of people see going vegan as like a minor change, like you're just going to a different aisle of the grocery store and budgeting an extra $$ every week for the health food rackup and they don't commit, when veganism is literally completely changing one of the fundamental aspects of being alive and you really do need to completely restructure your diet.
my mom tried to become a vegitarian when she first went to college in like texas, which meant a meat and potatoes meal minus the meat, and it fucked her UP
also wikihow is god i just googled what foods create complete proteins and wikihow was like "hello here is how to combine food to make complete proteins"
paypal is my enemy
this is an actual screenshot from the live action Sailor Moonkvistwig
reiwa, my first proper geneing project, and drip, an old derg i was ambivalent about but reluctant to let go of. now that i've gene'd them up i love them
reiwa is one of the clan record keepers and an apprentice historian, and drip is a mycologist with one single aesthetic sensibility, which is that they like orange
make a cool facemask! contact creator at milesss.waterfall.social, especially if you can explain ...
mask make picrew........
finally made an mspaint picrew. make a fuuuuun facemask and spend literally 5 seconds on every othr aspect
[ID: mspaint-art picrew of a bald white person with scribbly blue eyes, arched eyebrows, and a lavender turtleneck on a black background. they are wearing a facemask with the queer chevrons on it, a pattern of thin white diagonal lines crossing over one another to form diamonds, a black :3 face over where the person's mouth would be, and "BLM" written on the left cheek of the mask in black. end ID]
i am alive
Srijon Chowdhury, Roselight, 2019, oil on linen, 91.44 x 60.96 cm
Am I the only person on the planet who thinks "shells" is the worst fucking shape for pasta to ever be twisted into? Because shells have rhyme with hell for some reason and I swear to God, biting unassumingly into what you thought was one (1) singular shell only to find it was actually two that decided to get closer than a couple of teenagers in the back of a car and not fucking cook all the way through is the worst fucking experience and I will shoot the italian who thought that this was the masterpiece form pasta needed.fungus
it's a small bowl..... for the sauce....... dont bemean :(