werepuppyblack: (Darkwing Duck is not convinced by this p)
2017-08-04 08:08 pm

Oy What a Knight

The Grimm Squeaker


Today has been a bit of a day. I am currently feeling a lot of pain in my jaw/mouth area because I had to go and get a filling replaced this morning in an emergency appointment. That was... not a lot of fun, I'll be honest. I had to take some of my meds to make sure I didn't go into a panic attack in the middle of it all. I am very much not good with needles and since they needed to numb my mouth... well, you get the picture. Long story short, it's been a day. I'm really glad I've got the Galavant soundtrack, because that kept me sane. Attend the tale indeed.

Brother Boy decided to remind me that it's 10 days to my birthday and I am just very "..." about it all. It's like I'm not really looking forward to it? It just seems to be in the middle of appointments for most of my family and it's just a bit of a hassle. I have asked for something... pretty special off the parents and I am kind of kicking myself for doing it, because it was pricey and I should know better. Brother Boy told me he found a Charlie Bear he knew I was looking for at about £20 less than it should be. He's good at finding deals when he wants.

The immediate following Saturday is Glasgow Film and Comic Con (formerly Collectormania Glasgow) and I'm pulling out the Susan Sto Helit cosplay for it. The Grimm Squeaker shall be joining me on this one. I still need to book tickets for MCM but I really cannot be arsed right now. It's a lot to do with how severely my mood has dipped this year, so it makes the whole thing a bit up in the air. Will need to do it soon, on the door prices are ridiculous.

Apparently Bat Out of Hell: the Musical is getting a cast recording album. They took over the instagram for London Theatre and the first couple of stories were in the recording studios. I... actually really want that? I don't know when it'll be due out - I'm figuring in time for the show hitting Toronto - but it is something I want. For my issues with the show - plot, what plot - the vocals were not among them.

Erm... Can't really think what else to say. I'm tired, though. Probably go watch something till I can go to bed and be sure of sleeping more than a couple of hours.
werepuppyblack: (Default)
2015-08-18 11:42 am

Another Year Older, Another Year Wiser

 So on Friday past (14th), it was my 25th birthday.

Actually had quite a nice day. We went out for a wander, went for a nice lunch, and at the weekend, two friends came round to have a DVD night where we ended up quoting lines before they were actually spoken on whatever DVD it was we were actually watching. Nice, fun, geeky evening was had by all. 

I know 'haul' type things are... well, kind of boastful but I am pleased to say I do not have to have laptop worries now, as my parents managed to find a great deal on a great laptop for me, which they gifted to me. I am very fond of this new laptop - I've even left the plastic on the screen to keep it clean for as long as I can. Also it's quite odd to me to be able to use Google Chrome and have it running at the speed it ought to, rather than being very slow and crashing every few minutes. Yeah, my old laptop was having problems...

This weekend (22nd) I'll be at Collectormania Glasgow/Film and Comic Con Glasgow. See, technically they've changed the name of the event, but everyone is still calling it Collectormania unless this is their first year at the convention, in which case they're using the new name. I don't actually know what prompted the name change, especially since the old name did fit the event much better - the stalls have something for everyone's geeky collection. It should be fun though, I'm cosplaying as Susan Sto Helit. 

Next week, Cinderella comes out on blu-ray and dvd. The live action Cinderella, I mean. Looking forward to the blu-ray to see all the deleted scenes and any other info stuff they put on - I really hope there's something about costuming because the outfits in that movie are just wow. Comics wise, I'm waiting on my issue of Secret Wars: Secret Loves to arrive. I pretty much pre-ordered it because there was going to be a Kamala Khan/Robbie Reyes story and that's one of my favourite (crack) pairings for each character. One that is supported by the writer of Robbie's comic, so that's pretty cool.

Otherwise... there's not really much going on here. I'm looking for a new bookcase because another shelf collapsed on mine - fun times. I've taken to writing lists of books or dvds I own when I feel panicky. Just helps to focus my mind elsewhere. Erm... not really much else I can think of that would interest anyone...

Hope you all have a nice day!
werepuppyblack: (Batman Beyond vs Spider-Girl)
2015-07-27 01:19 am

... I Don't Actually Have a Title for this One

So... my nightmares are back, and worse than they were. Well, if you wake up screaming/crying and your Dad decides that even though you're almost 25, you're going to go sleep in beside your Mum like you're 5? Yeah, I'd say they were worse than before. Mum had to keep waking me up too, 'cause I kept calling out for people to stop... something in my sleep. She said I wasn't clear, and I don't really remember being woke up at all. Last time she really woke me out of a sleep was when we were sharing the twin room in London in May, and I'd been tossing and turning so much she got worried I was going to fall out of the single bed. (I didn't, but I did manage to whack my head off of the wall a good couple of times. Which... ow)

I'm see the psychiatrist on the 3rd, so all of this will be getting told to a medical professional who is - in theory - there to help me get better. It doesn't really help that some of the extended family seem to be of the opinion that nothing is wrong with me, and all that's really needed is for me to go out and get a job. My GP has advised against this until we get the right meds / the right help for the mental health team, but apparently what the doctor suggests isn't good enough for these family members. No, they know best, and they say a job is the best cure! 

... It just hurts to know that they seem to think so little of me. Just because they only see photos of me on good days (convention photos - I've usually taken all my meds, and before/after pics, have my friends dragging me to have a seat and a drink and a rest to make sure I'm okay for another hour or so) and actually only see me on good days. Well, relatively good days. ... Good hours? IDK.

Talking of conventions: just waiting on my cloak arriving for my Susan Sto Helit cosplay, and I've got everything together for my Stitch cosplay. I've been thinking I'd like to cosplay Wonder Woman at some point, but I don't really have the right body shape for that. Mentioned it on Tumblr, and got reminded that Diana herself would probably support me in the cosplay because all women are awesome to her.

That's a nice thought to end on actually. Wonder Woman thinks you're awesome.
werepuppyblack: (The Addams Family)
2015-07-12 10:46 pm

So... Um... It's About Five Weeks 'till My Birthday

Yeah, not exactly sure why I went with that title other than the fact I had my Mum asking me what I would like and I had to explicitly state that I did not want a new laptop. Now, the thing I have been looking at laptops lately, just because I like knowing what's out there, and having a rough idea of what I would go for if I had too. When Mum knows I've been doing stuff like that - no matter what it is - and it's near my birthday or Christmas? Yeah, she tends to go and buy it for me. And I love her to pieces, I really, really do, but she doesn't need to do that ><.

Mind you, I don't actually know what I would like for my birthday, other than to maybe go to a bookstore for a while and just look at books. Don't really have a bookstore at my local town centre, and the selection in the local supermarkets is not the greatest in the world. Except for that rare occasion they actually get something good in, but please note the words 'rare occasion'. I guess some new action figures would be cool, but the 'rents are not exactly happy about the prices you need to pay to get a decent figure. Hell, I'm not happy about the prices you need to pay to get a decent figure. But I am a plastic addict, so I pay them, and now I have an adorable little Figma Sakura Kinomoto standing on the shelf with the other Japanese imported figures. (Superheroes stand elsewhere, but I'm going to change up the layout soon I think. And take cute pictures, if I can.)

I don't know if it's because I'm getting older or because I've spent the past few years on meds, but I'm kind just of 'meh' about the idea of my birthday in general. I know it's coming, and don't get me wrong, there's still that bit of me that's always a young child ridiculously excited about it, but yeah... my general reaction has just sort of been 'meh'. So... I don't know, maybe I'll ask my psychiatrist about it. If he actually shows up to the next appointment. He left before the last one. It's a thing, we've complained and are awaiting an apology. I don't think we'll get it.

SDCC has been interesting for trailer releases the past couple of days. I'm still in the "hm" zone for Dawn of Justice, but find myself pleasantly surprised for Suicide Squad and Deadpool. The former is a surprise, the latter isn't. Because I was just excited they were actually going to make his movie, and then I found out it'd be R-rated (though I'm not sure what the UK rating will be) and it was just a moment of "yessss."

Speaking of conventions, I really need to get my Susan Sto Helit cosplay finished... I was gonna use it for Film and Comic Con Glasgow, but I can see it being pushed back for MCM Scotland...