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Love, Lizzie
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
M I S S I O N ___ S T A T E M E N T:

To promote love and acceptance of our fellow human beings no matter their size, gender, race, or religion and realizing no other person should be diminished in the pursuit of another’s artistic expression and freedoms.

Bravery. Confidence. Self-esteem. Unique. Acceptance. Beauty. Happiness. Support. Inspiration. Courage. Love. Kindness. Creativity. Joy. Self-love.

Hello my darlings~~

To those who were not aware, I have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, which is an autoimmune degenerative disease where my immune system decides to attack my joints. First, it started in my hands and now it has progressed to my feet. I started treatment, which is an immuno-suppressant -- in other words, chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy's poison. I mean there's no other way to describe the way it makes you feel. The closest I can describe it is getting the flu, but it's the only thing I've experienced which is close enough. Needless to say there's some side effects I've been feeling: nausea, vomiting, hair loss (yes, I cut all of it off), fatigue, and general depression. 

The loss of energy is probably the worst of it, but I'm taking vitamins and making a considerable effort to get my butt up and get moving every day.

I'm also switching back to first shift, so my schedule will permit me more time for shoots and replying to comments. Typing is much easier these days. My treatment sucks total balls, but it's truly effective and helpful for the pain/inflammation.

Now, I'm in my own place --- Read again --- LIZZIE HAS HER OWN APARTMENT!

So models who want to come shoot with me, select photographers who want to do a location shoot, and general friends who want to visit, you are now able to contact me about meeting up! I'm still looking at getting an industrial studio space downtown, but I would be sharing with other artists so we have to wait on that for now.

Otherwise, be patient with me, as you always have been -- I'll be here. I'll be watching and hopefully commenting on some pieces that have caught my eye. In the meantime, let me share a few new favorites!

Untitled by HelloDearThomas  White sheets, black heart by TheBIankCanvas  Unlock Me by Malu-Photography  Modern Bodies 05 by lesmouches  Dani 5 by Plage-Photo
Dreams Do Not Come True by beyondimpression
  • Mood: Love
  • Listening to: Opinions Versus The Sun (Stars Vs. The Album Leaf)
  • Watching: Supernatural


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Benhurdj Featured By Owner Edited Aug 24, 2014  Student Photographer
thank you sooo much for the fav. I appreciate it really much! nice greets from Austria, Werner
Charlie-C-M Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Dear Sweet Lizzie. I was not aware that this was as serious as you describe. So  sorry. Wish I could kiss it and make it all better. But we both know it would probably only be short lived.
Congrats on your new place. Are still in the same general area? I would so love to come and shoot with you and, if your willing, play model for you.
I'll await your reply to my note. Take care of yourself and keep us posted.
:hug: :heart: :kiss:
SophieKoryn Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much for the fav!!!! :aww:
YinHeYang Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank You for the fave :D
corvus1970 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
AesirRaven Featured By Owner Edited Aug 11, 2014
Congratulations on getting your own place! I admire your strength now more than ever. I recently found out I am diabetic, but that's peanuts compared to chemo. I'm so glad to see you updating again! :hug: :kiss: :love:
Grondenez Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for faving :)
JenniferMowry Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the favorite! :happybounce: :hug:
skycladarts Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for adding after the fall by skycladarts to your collection! :)
TriciaStucenski Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the fav
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