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Hello everyone. I know it's been a long while since I have been on, and for that I am truly sorry. Things have been very crazy. Well for starters, I finally got married to the love of my life back on November 1st, 2014. I hope to have some pictures up soon. Also, my sister Lunarqua and I have finally gotten our jewelry business up, and are trying to get it off the ground, and we now have our online store up and running. We are posting new things everyday. But that is about where the good news ends. I wish I did have more good news , but unfortunately that is about it. 

So as many of you know I had a spinal fusion on March 10th, 2014. Just over a year ago. I have been out of work since October of 2013. I thought things were starting to get better. Boy, I could not have been more wrong. Now I have been in pain ever since I left work back in 2013, and was feeling ever so slightly better, but around October of last year, right before my wedding, I noticed things were starting to get gradually worse. I am having a harder time standing and walking. Yes, I had a great time at my wedding, however I had to try my hardest to keep my pain to myself. My wonderful bridesmaids and wedding coordinator were a big help. They told me when I was pushing myself and forced me to take it easy and relax. One of my bridesmaids I could not thank enough. That was my younger sister firead and my wedding coordinator was my other little sister Lunarqua . These two have been helping me through so much, as have others. So thank you both so much for being able to be there for my big day. However, 2 days after my wedding I ended up in the hospital due to the pain. Not only found out that my back was getting worse, but also that I was Type 2 Diabetic. Yeah...this is just the tip of the massive iceberg I've been dealing with. Well, right now my diabetes is under control, but now a new and even bigger problem has shown up. In late January I was referred to a pain management specialist to try to see why the pain has gotten worse. Turns out that I have Degenerative Nerve Disease, and it is only getting worse. Basically the nerves in my back are crumbling from under me. They want me to have another spinal surgery that is SUPPOSE to be this coming Friday. It's for an implant called a Spinal Cord Stimulater. Lets see if that actually happens since they have changed the date on me like 3 times already. The part that is the hardest however is I can barely walk or get around, and the pain is unbearable. I hardly have any independence anymore. If I do walk, which is not often, it's with a walker, and I am falling constantly. Nothing is touching the pain, and the muscle spasms are just as unbearable as the pain. As if all of that isn't bad enough it only gets worse. I am most likely going to be loosing my job because I have been out from work for so long. A year and a half or so. I was also told by my doctor that if this surgery doesn't work; I will most likely be permanently disabled. That's right...no longer able to go back out into the working world and stuck at home all stinking day. I DON'T WANT THAT!!! I want my freaking life back. I want a life without pain. I want to be able to walk, run, move about, and get out of the house when I want, and not have to rely on someone else to get stuff for me. I want my independence back. I hate being like this. I was an active person that loved my job, had so much planned for my life. Now the rest of my life...yeah...I don't even want to go there or think about it. I think you guys can pretty much figure out what will happen to my life if I become permanently disabled. No lifting over 5 lbs, yada yada yada. Personally I don't want to think about it, but it is the cold harsh reality of things if this surgery doesn't work. However, I have found some peace in making jewelry, and my sister Dani and I have decided to start our own business called Wind Talker Jewelry. We make handmade jewelry, and do custom orders. It really helps me feel more useful...more happy. However, right now it is the jewelry that we sell that is helping me pay for my surgery's and medical expenses. I am normally not the type of person to ask for help; I try to do what I can for myself without asking others. I want to be able to do things on my own, and I am usually the one that is helping everyone else out. However, this time it's the other way around. Now I am the one asking for help. So, I guess what I am asking is if you would like to buy any of our jewelry, please check out our Etsy page. Most of the money will be going towards my medical bills and expenses as well as supplies to make more jewelry. Right now we are only shipping here in the US, but if you live outside the US please message us at wind.talker.jewelry@gmail.com and we will see what we can do about shipping outside the US. If you know anyone that has a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or even holidays; see if there is anything you would like to buy as a gift or even for yourself. We also make custom orders. The jewelry right now is my only source of income right now, and my husband is pushing himself to the limit to try to help me. I feel bad asking for this kind of help, but I don't know what else to do. I am running out of options. Again, I am sorry for asking for this kind of favor and help, but I really need this surgery, and if it works they will be doing a second more permanent surgery. I just want to go back to a normal life out of pain, but that looks less and less likely. Especially without surgery. Please share our Etsy page and Facebook page with friends and family, we may have some pieces they like. I will leave the links below. Again I am so sorry to ask of such a favor, but I don't know what else to do. That and in all honesty, I love making the jewelry, and it has always been my dream to turn it into a business. Again sorry for asking for such a favor. Thank you.

Hope everyone is doing well. Love you all.


Etsy page: www.etsy.com/shop/WindTalkerSh…

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/Wind-Ta…
My Heritage. My Newest Native American Tattoo by HellsOriginalAngel
My Heritage. My Newest Native American Tattoo
As some know I am 1/4 Native American. (Apache) This was a design that was inked by a very dear friend of mine named Terry. He is the owner as well as a tattoo artist at Wildcard Studios here in Wilmington, DE (USA) Now this was a piece that was NOT designed by me or him. He was kind enough to ink it for me, and he is part Native American himself. Terry is part Navajo. I found the design while going through pictures a long time ago (at least the original design. I had the design changed a little to how I wanted it.) The feathers are in a circle around a Native American shield design. Behind the blue, aquamarine, and gold, shield design in red is one of the Native American designs for the sun. The red lines of the sun normally connect to a circle, but I had it put as the background. I love how it turned out, and is the start of the sleeve that I am getting done on my left arm. So for those who are wondering here is some of the reasons I got this particular piece, and what some of the pieces of the tattoo means or represent. (I like there to be meaning behind the pieces I get, and yes that includes my One Piece tattoos) Here is what the red sun symbol that is behind the blue and gold shield I chose looks like. ( image4.spreadshirt.com/image-s… )

The feathers symbolized honor & connected the user with the Creator.

Sun symbolizes:

*the four points of the compass (north, south, east, and west);
*the four seasons of the year (spring, summer, autumn and winter);
*the four periods of each day (morning, noon, evening and night);
*the four seasons of life (childhood, youth, middle years and old age)
*the four sacred obligations one must develop (a strong body, a clear mind, a pure spirit, and a devotion to the welfare of others) in some tribes beliefs. 

Again I do not own the original design, I just found it and fell in love with it. If I knew who it belonged to I would credit them.
Tattooing credit: Terry Manning, Wildcard Studios www.facebook.com/wildcardstudi…

Hope you like. :)
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Hello friends. Thank you for your support with my spinal fusion. It has been almost 6 months since my surgery, and I am feeling better. I am still in some pain, but nothing nearly as bad. I apologize that I have not been on hardly at all in a long while, but there has been a lot going on in my life recently. I should be returning back to work within the next couple of weeks. I haven't gone back since my surgery. Also, I am getting married in 8 weeks on November 1st. :happybounce: I can't wait, but it is quite stressfull. On top of that I will be getting ready to move soon. So I am all over the place and busy as can be. 

Now as for my friends that are fans of my dogs Phoenix, Bubba, and Bailey; they are doing ok. Phoenix is going through training to become a Service Dog and is a medically prescribed Emotional Support Animal. Bubba along with his house-mate Bailey, and my parents are currently out of their house and staying at a hotel. Back on July 3rd. a tree fell on my parents house and nearly destroyed the house. It missed landing on my father by 2 feet (it was a 70 foot tree that cut the house darn near in half). My dad is ok, but still very shaken. The contractors said that he is EXTREMELY LUCKY!!! They have no clue how the wall behind where my father was sitting (Bailey was laying at his feet) didn't fall on top of him and crush him. Again he is ok just still very shaken. Bubba was in the other room when it happened and is perfectly fine. Bubba is acting...well...like Bubba LOL. He is his same old goof-ball self. Everyone is doing fine just running around like mad people.  Sorry for not being on in a while, as you can obviously see things have been very hectic. Miss you all bunches, and I will try to be on as much as I can considering how busy I am right now. 

Thanks everyone~! :wave: :heart:
Rose tattoo design by HellsOriginalAngel
Rose tattoo design
This rose was done in prizma color pencils and fine tip colored markers. It took me about 7-8 hours to do over a 2 day period. This design WAS up for sale. However, a very dear friend of the family snagged it as soon as the design hit Facebook. If you would like something similar to this please ask.

If you would like to buy it or want to have any other designs done you can email me at native.ink.designs@gmail.com However, please note that there are rules with the designs.

1. If you get your design inked, please post it here and send me a link to it. I would love to see the finished piece. :) 
2. Please credit the artist (the people who designed it for you) 
3. DO NOT use any design that was done as a custom design for someone else. If you want something similar, ask we don't bite.

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Hello everyone. I know it's been a long while since I have been on, and for that I am truly sorry. Things have been very crazy. Well for starters, I finally got married to the love of my life back on November 1st, 2014. I hope to have some pictures up soon. Also, my sister Lunarqua and I have finally gotten our jewelry business up, and are trying to get it off the ground, and we now have our online store up and running. We are posting new things everyday. But that is about where the good news ends. I wish I did have more good news , but unfortunately that is about it. 

So as many of you know I had a spinal fusion on March 10th, 2014. Just over a year ago. I have been out of work since October of 2013. I thought things were starting to get better. Boy, I could not have been more wrong. Now I have been in pain ever since I left work back in 2013, and was feeling ever so slightly better, but around October of last year, right before my wedding, I noticed things were starting to get gradually worse. I am having a harder time standing and walking. Yes, I had a great time at my wedding, however I had to try my hardest to keep my pain to myself. My wonderful bridesmaids and wedding coordinator were a big help. They told me when I was pushing myself and forced me to take it easy and relax. One of my bridesmaids I could not thank enough. That was my younger sister firead and my wedding coordinator was my other little sister Lunarqua . These two have been helping me through so much, as have others. So thank you both so much for being able to be there for my big day. However, 2 days after my wedding I ended up in the hospital due to the pain. Not only found out that my back was getting worse, but also that I was Type 2 Diabetic. Yeah...this is just the tip of the massive iceberg I've been dealing with. Well, right now my diabetes is under control, but now a new and even bigger problem has shown up. In late January I was referred to a pain management specialist to try to see why the pain has gotten worse. Turns out that I have Degenerative Nerve Disease, and it is only getting worse. Basically the nerves in my back are crumbling from under me. They want me to have another spinal surgery that is SUPPOSE to be this coming Friday. It's for an implant called a Spinal Cord Stimulater. Lets see if that actually happens since they have changed the date on me like 3 times already. The part that is the hardest however is I can barely walk or get around, and the pain is unbearable. I hardly have any independence anymore. If I do walk, which is not often, it's with a walker, and I am falling constantly. Nothing is touching the pain, and the muscle spasms are just as unbearable as the pain. As if all of that isn't bad enough it only gets worse. I am most likely going to be loosing my job because I have been out from work for so long. A year and a half or so. I was also told by my doctor that if this surgery doesn't work; I will most likely be permanently disabled. That's right...no longer able to go back out into the working world and stuck at home all stinking day. I DON'T WANT THAT!!! I want my freaking life back. I want a life without pain. I want to be able to walk, run, move about, and get out of the house when I want, and not have to rely on someone else to get stuff for me. I want my independence back. I hate being like this. I was an active person that loved my job, had so much planned for my life. Now the rest of my life...yeah...I don't even want to go there or think about it. I think you guys can pretty much figure out what will happen to my life if I become permanently disabled. No lifting over 5 lbs, yada yada yada. Personally I don't want to think about it, but it is the cold harsh reality of things if this surgery doesn't work. However, I have found some peace in making jewelry, and my sister Dani and I have decided to start our own business called Wind Talker Jewelry. We make handmade jewelry, and do custom orders. It really helps me feel more useful...more happy. However, right now it is the jewelry that we sell that is helping me pay for my surgery's and medical expenses. I am normally not the type of person to ask for help; I try to do what I can for myself without asking others. I want to be able to do things on my own, and I am usually the one that is helping everyone else out. However, this time it's the other way around. Now I am the one asking for help. So, I guess what I am asking is if you would like to buy any of our jewelry, please check out our Etsy page. Most of the money will be going towards my medical bills and expenses as well as supplies to make more jewelry. Right now we are only shipping here in the US, but if you live outside the US please message us at wind.talker.jewelry@gmail.com and we will see what we can do about shipping outside the US. If you know anyone that has a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or even holidays; see if there is anything you would like to buy as a gift or even for yourself. We also make custom orders. The jewelry right now is my only source of income right now, and my husband is pushing himself to the limit to try to help me. I feel bad asking for this kind of help, but I don't know what else to do. I am running out of options. Again, I am sorry for asking for this kind of favor and help, but I really need this surgery, and if it works they will be doing a second more permanent surgery. I just want to go back to a normal life out of pain, but that looks less and less likely. Especially without surgery. Please share our Etsy page and Facebook page with friends and family, we may have some pieces they like. I will leave the links below. Again I am so sorry to ask of such a favor, but I don't know what else to do. That and in all honesty, I love making the jewelry, and it has always been my dream to turn it into a business. Again sorry for asking for such a favor. Thank you.

Hope everyone is doing well. Love you all.


Etsy page: www.etsy.com/shop/WindTalkerSh…

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/Wind-Ta…

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HellsOriginalAngel
Alyson Slezak
United States
Call me Hell-chan. I am 26 years old and a proud member of the Whitebeard Pirates. Please feel free to check out my profile, as I love art. Mostly anime and tattoos. Also, I am a big supporter of the Bully Breeds. (Pit-Bulls, Am Staff's, and other Bully Breeds of dogs)

I am Mostly Irish and Native American. (Apache) Had some Art College. I LOVE ONE PIECE!!! I have 3 Whitebeard Pirates tattoos, as well as 3 others.

I am pretty much a laid back person, but I do have the Irish and Apache temper. If you have any questions, just ask. I don't bite....hard.

Current Residence: East Coast, USA
Favourite genre of music: almost anything
Favourite style of art: drawing
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch
Shell of choice: .50 cal.
Favourite cartoon character: Marco the Phoenix and Oyaji
Personal Quote: Growing old: MANDITORY...Growing up: OPTIONAL.
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desertLaceroses Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:party::cake: Happy Birthday~! :cake::party:
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HellsOriginalAngel Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Thank you so much hun. :hugs: :heart: 
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desertLaceroses Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome~! It's been a while,  how are you?  :hug:
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HellsOriginalAngel Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Very well thank you.:) Finally back to work, and finally got married, and moved intoa new place. :happybounce: I also just got a new tattoo. I will be posting some pictures of the wedding soon. How are you doing? I missed you guys so much. :tighthug:
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powerkidzforever Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Happy Birthday buddy
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HellsOriginalAngel Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Thanks so much. :)
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Koza-Kun Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:party: :tighthug: Happy Birthday, big sis !! :tighthug: :party:
I hope you will have an awesome day !! :squee:
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HellsOriginalAngel Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Thanks you little sis~! :tighthug: I did. I finally got married on Nov. 1st and got another tattoo for my birthday. We just got done moving into our new place. everything is starting to fall into place. Thank you so much again little sis~! :tighthug: :heart: :D
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Koza-Kun Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It was my pleasure, big sis! :tighthug: :heart:
Congratulations!! :party: :iconyayzplz: :squee: :hug:
I'm happy you are married now and I'm sure you're very happyas well now :D
Also congratulation to your new tattoo, I'm sure it looks great :tighthug: :heart:
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HellsOriginalAngel Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015
Thanks little sis~! :tighthug: :heart: I hope to post some pictures up soon of the wedding. Everything went great. And I absolutely love my new ink. Tattoos and piercings in my eyes are like potato chips...You always have to have more than one. :rofl: :heart: 
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