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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bigfeet, Jan 25, 2003.

  1. Hey everyone, I'm still alive and since I put all of you through a really stupid thing that I did I thought I might as well post my progress...

    I'm still angry at two certian nameless people for hurting me. But since I'm the kind of person that holds grudges I don't think that's going to go away for a while, even with therapy.

    My therapy is really interesting, they have me seeing five different specialist-psychiatrists right now. My advanced form of PTSD has generated a condition of multiple-personality disorder in which each of my emotions have become an individual voice. Of course like all good psychiatrists they are medicating me. I'm now on 1mg Risperdal too keep me from thinking too much, 450mg Effexor to make me happy, 10mg Zyprexa to keep me from getting pissed off and Librium to keep me from going into convulsions. So far the side effects from the medications are sedation, internal bleeding and sexual disinterest... but they're not as bad as they used to be.

    Elsewhere in my life I'm relatively happy... My cartooning and tattoo work is earning me some money but it's still not a steady job. College is fun, I'm still a full-time student and cartoonist for the paper but even more suprising is that I was pretty much ordered to run for student government. I've become more popular around campus now that I'm a social smoker. I've got a new girlfriend that I really like, she's a cute little candy goth in denial that I really relate to well. My friends think that I'm inlove with her but it hasn't gone that far yet. Um... no more harsh drugs or even alchohol.

    Musically I'm still going, I got kicked out of the hispanic death metal band for the said overdose. That and my bass playing suffered for a while afterwards. I'm in a New Wave/Punk/Techno band called Dudechick, which is female fronted by my very good friend Angie. She stuffs a sock down her pants so she looks like a shemale when she plays. Right now my system is relatively impressive, I still have the soundgear but I'm really jonesing after the new EDC's... even over a Music Man. :eek: My amp rig has moved up a bit... I'm still using my trusty ampeg svt 3-pro as a preamp with the highmids notched out and bass and low mids pretty much maxed. I'm using a QSC power amp to fuel two yamaha 18" subwoofers and two yamaha 15" loud speaks. I get really impressive bass and growl at a volume you can feel. And as always I'm using effects, Synths more than ever With the addition of an Akia Deep Impact, new Boss Phaser but I'm going to invest in a Line6 MM4 soon for basic modulation, and I've added a BigMuff and Boss OC-2... Alway growing now that I don't have drugs or a girlfriend that lives 80,000 miles away to worry about.

    Well... that's about it... what's going on with everyone else?
  2. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002
    ...my room...
    hey man, its great to have you back.
    Ive missed you not being here and everything.
    I hope everything turns out okay for you though.
    HMMM nice rig! =D
    I joined a band too make some extra money. We made a demo tape today, with a couple of originals. There called "oblivious" the lead singer is a total *******. Im playing drums and the bassist is really good. He plays a moded out rogue. Its butt ugly , but believed it or not, he played 90 bucks for it and pretty much rebuilt it. He said the body was cheaper than buying a warmoth. He put a warmoth neck on it, EMGS, gotoh bridge and locking tuners.
    It sounds good though. Hmmm whatelse?? oh yes our guitarist is a Jazz cat. Me and him have played in a couple bands together in the past 3 years. We figured the only places we will practice is The guitarist or my house cause the guitarist has a halfstack a prs and a fender. I have Yamaha Dtxpress electronic drums and a 400 watt peavey bass amp that i use for it. Hmmmmmmmm, strange isn't it??
    My love for the WHO is at an all time high now, relearning all of Keiths licks on my cds.
    Me and ashley(my girlfriend) have made up yet again, and she doesn't talk to that mike dude anymore (stupid matt you know what im talking about i think..)
    Hmm thats about it.. Hows everyone elses?
  3. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Evreythings been pretty cool around here I guess.

    Sounds like you are on a good road to recovery. I hope they can get you off the meds soon.

    When they put me on pills for ADD I got pissed. I barely ever even take tylenol. It did get me to focus on my classes and stuff, but as a result of that, there was less daydreaming and less thought. My creativity went down the hole, and that actually made me do worse since that brought me down. I stopped takin the pills a year ago and now im just on good ole insulin for that B*&%$ of a condition they call Diabetes.

    Whatever, point is it looks like you are feelin better and doing better. With time Im sure you'll be feelin great.

  4. Welcome back man! It's great that you've recovered. We've all been worrying about you!
  5. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Oh and Nick Curley changed his name to Foxy Grandpa.

    Just thought you might be interested.

  6. Hey dude how's things!

    Just when i thought i was about to over take you on the post count.... You come back! take a holiday bud hehehee...


  7. Glad everything is ok, glad to hear that the drugs are not a problem anymore.

    Now to clean my own life up:(
  8. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany

    Glad to see ya back bro'!

    Hopefully we'll meet in the chat soon.

  9. glad to hear you're doing better, man.:)
    my band might finally be getting some gigs; we gave two songs to this guy from a local band (steel shed) and HE LIKES IT!:eek: :D we recorded some stuff to give to him today at practice, and we're giving him our previous recordings, too!

    i started refinishing my washburn xb-100. i took off all the stickers etc., did some rough cuts on the bottom horn and body curve, as well as an arm-groove in the top of the body, and started smoothing it out and taking off the finish. i'm gonna try to find some bartolinis to drop in, and i'll probably wind up staining the body a dark-walnutish color.
  10. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    People make money playing music? :eek: :D
  11. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    you know that no one missed you more than me, right?

    welcome back!!
  12. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Welcome back, Bigfeet!
  13. Welcome Back Bigfeet! Glad things are gettin' better.

    Things are going okay here. I think I did pretty well on my exams, I'm taking electronic music this semester now, I got in to college!(YESS) But nothing much else.

    Happy to have you back! See you around.
  14. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002
    ...my room...

    yeah.... we pay each other.. 50 cents a day.. great pay too!

    Jay(singer) gives Jordan(guitarist) 50 cents a day.. then jordan gives mark(bassist) 50 cents 20 minutes later after jay gave it to jordan. After that Mark gives the 50 cents to me and then a some 40 minutes later i give it back to Jay. HMMM
    seems solid enough to get some where someday! :D
  15. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Great to see you back, Bigfeet! I was having a rather crappy night, but hearing that your back and doing well, I am a little happier now! :)
    2x18s and 2x15s!?! Geeze man!! Just be careful of that brown note! WOW!
    New Wave/Punk/Techno, huh? I'd like to hear that!
  16. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    BIGFEET!!! Good to see your on the road to recovery! Now quit smoking. ;) Good luck with everything, hope to see you around! :)
  17. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Good to have you back, Bigfeet.
  18. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Welcome back, kiddo! Glad to hear you're working things out.
  19. hey bigfeet, i have really missed your posts. so glad you are here with us again and doing better. hey hon, we are here for you. lean on your friends for support to. your well loved here. again, thank god you are still around with us. every time i got on i looked for a post from you and worried when i did not see one. and here today i see one. hurray for you bigfeet. :D

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