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Artist | Student | Digital Art
United States
About Me:
I’m Rachel, 20, cis girl. Super duper LGBTQIA & etc friendly.

I like drawing and storytelling, and I have three middle names. I’m an avid reader of everything, but especially comics, fantasy, and satire. I like sweatpants a lot.

I suffer from panic attacks and depression. If you ever need to talk to someone, let me know.

Stuff I Like:
:bulletgreen: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld
:bulletgreen: Neil Gaiman & whatever the hell you call what he does
:bulletgreen: chocolate truffles
:bulletgreen: fresh sushi
:bulletgreen: cold apple juice & hard cider
:bulletgreen: political/social satire
:bulletgreen: weird cheeses
:bulletgreen: beautiful tattoos (I want them ALL) & piercings (I have ten)
:bulletgreen: cartoons that make me feel stuff
:bulletgreen: hiking
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I just want to say thank you so much for the Daily Deviation.
I am absolutely amazed by the outpouring of love and support from people. It's incredible to know that there are so many people struggling with the same things I am, and I'm so happy that this comic made people feel better.
I want to thank Istebrak for suggesting my work; she is one of the sweetest, most talented people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting on this site. And I'd like to thank KasumiCR for featuring me - it means so much. :heart:

I wrote this about a really hard time in my life, and spoke about a problem that I'm still experiencing to a different degree. I just want to let everyone who read this comic know, it'll be okay. Someday it will. And you'll feel a million times better.
Remember that there are people out there who are feeling exactly what you're feeling. That's not to dismiss or diminish your experiences - it's to let you know that you're not alone. There are people and resources out there for you to rely on. I promise. You just have to find the right support network.
And remember, being on medication doesn't mean you're broken or wrong, and needing medication doesn't mean you're using it as a crutch. Depression and anxiety can be a chemical imbalance in your brain - all you're doing is changing the balance. :tighthug:

Now go out there and win. Even if it's not today, this month, or this year, I hope you'll remember how strong you are inside.
I love you all. :love:
  • Mood: Adoration
  • Listening to: Delta by C2C
  • Eating: a blueberry muffin
  • Drinking: lemon iced tea

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gretzelboy89 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
Original-Blue Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks! :)
gretzelboy89 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
zzigae Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hi Rachel! This is Q :) Do you remember?
Happy birthday to you keeki Hope you have a wonderful week!
atsirka Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
connorlamping Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
happyhappy birthday :iconlawooplz:
gretzelboy89 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
FalseEquilibrium Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
woohooligan Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Discworld is awesome! :D Years ago I bought a whole slew of the novels... and only managed to read two of them. Only because I got distracted and then lost the collection. D'oh! And never got around to buying them again later and reading them because I've been so busy with other things... but I loved Mort and Equal Rites! :D Also fresh sushi.
nor-renee Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congratulations on your daily deviantion! :)
Hope things are better for you now, it's not something easy to deal with. But finding the right people, and getting rid of the people who puts you down, it will heal you over time. And learning that living the so-called life is a fantastic thing. 
A random hug from a random deviant! :iconhuggleplz:
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