Life update journal because I promised that like forever ago and NOW I'M HERE. It's been so long. I don't remember when I last posted about life and something that wasn't art related.
How are you guys? I'm going pretty good. Been busy making comics and animations, commissions, hitting up conventions and working part time at my awesome game studio day job (still can't believe it's real). Home life kind of isn't great but I think I'm just over living in a share house and dealing with my housemates. So many toxic issues. I want my only place with my own internet where no one can suck up the entire download speed or leave dirty dishes in the sink for weeks on end.
I stayed in an awesome apartment last weekend for a convention and whoa I've long since forgotten that a home can be actually be warm and not require you to wear 3 layers. And it ain't even proper winter yet.
Trying to figure out what I'm allowed to do with work in terms of supplemental income. I want to maybe start a patreon for behind the scenes stuff for longer projects that I don't post about (comics and animations/videos). It's a slight gray area for the day job because I'm part time. At least I'm permanent now. No more stress about being sick and not being able to pay the rent. Yay for sick leave. Speaking of which finding a good doctor is hard. Last two I saw were some old guys who's response to my problems where 'that happens, it's a women thing'. Nope nope totally unacceptable. I'm not gonna share medical things but that's just not right.
What else has been happening. I will not be at RTX in Austin this year (awww) because of money (double awwwwww) but I did however, at the end of last year ish sometime apply for some stuff to get a green card to move over to the US which I find out about real soon. I'm kind of in a weird state right now about it because I find about it so soon. Like I've wanted to do this for so long but at the same time my life has literally stabilised for the first time in several years so I've got some weird buyers remorse thing going on of do I want to leave stability and still want this. I know deep down it's still a big fat yes I do but at the same time I'm an anxious ball of putty. Starting over is scary and it's been so long since I've seen and talked to so many of you guys and I know it's on me but like I don't want to bother people so I don't talk. It's some messed up social anxiety going on, same thing that stops me from replying to people on twitter. Write a tweet and never hit send. This is what happens when you're a hermit for way to long. I need positive people. And hugs and waaaaaaay more frequently than the maybe one a week I currently get.
Why am I being such a downer. What's something nice that's happening scheree. Nice and happy. Well if the green card thing does go ahead I should know by the end of the year if I'm approved all good and proper to move. What else, what else. I started collecting pins. Oh gosh I fell down that rabbit hole. Break one collecting habit, start another. Got into D&D good and proper over the last year. Got no one to play with though so I suck up whatever shows I can get my hands on. Critical Role over on Geek & Sundry is by far my favourite. I want to try tell a story/comic using dice roles to determine stuff one day. Not today though. Got too many of my own projects on my plate.
I got an Xbox One back at christmas time. I love it. Played Dragon Age Inquisition all the way through. Good fun that. Debating on it I want to get a Switch which I pretty much just want for Breath of the Wild. And mobile Stardew Valley. Oh man how I do love Stardew Valley. Good game to play while listening to podcasts and when I just need to unwind.
Started streaming to twitch which is the most awesome thing ever. I've been wanting to switch over to them for years and it's just never worked on my internet connections and now suddenly it does. I don't know if it was them supporting terrible internet or my ISP but I'm not gonna question it. Got to stream as part of RT World for Rooster Teeth's anniversary which was pretty amazing.
Oh man it's after midnight and I can't type straight anymore. so many spelling errors, help me auto correct. Time to go to bed I think. I've got some art to post but that might come tomorrow. Good night and sweet dreams friends. I miss y'all so very much <3