i do appreciate the thought, i love doing female reproductive system art! srsly! i've done a number of uterus paintings. i see exactly what you mean! i find myself doing things like this, only since i had a hysterectomy a couple of years ago! wild.
i think the latter. i was pretty messed up about it when i was recovering from the surgery, which took almost a year. i felt like i'd had something taken from me, which was quite literally true, they amputated an entire system of organs from me. i had endometriosis so it was a radical hysterectomy. i have no reproductive organs at all. i didn't feel like i'd been unwomaned lol i just felt like something was gone, it scared me that they can put you under so deep that they could remove things from your body and you had no control over it. i mean, it's not like i'd never had surgery, and it's not like i didn't agree to it, it just freaked me out. so i kept finding myself painting that stuff a lot and appreciating it in other people's work. i spent my whole life making sure i didn't get pregnant because i soooo don't want children, so it's a lovely feeling now. i'm glad it's all gone, they caused me so much pain for like, 30 years!
Endometriosis? Oh gosh that sounds terrible! (and looks terrible, too, I shouldn't have researched images of it ) You've had that for 30 freaking years? Damn... I'm glad that I can't personally relate to those things.
hahaha! it is pretty awful huh? i had surgery for it twice before too. they just have to go in and laser off all that horrible scar tissue. when i got the hysterectomy the surgeon said it was all throughout my entire body cavity. i felt like i was going to die the pain was so bad when i woke up in the hospital. the surgeon said that was because (this is gross) they had to move all my organs around to get at it. he was like, that's really not supposed to happen in your body, so afterwards it hurts like hell. the cool part was that they did the whole thing with a laser on a robot! the doc controlled the robot arm with a joy stick and a monitor! the operating room was huge. the robot was the size of like, a car, perhaps. i have 7 incisions/scars around my waist. sorry for all the detail! it's just fascinating to me!
as soon as i got my first period it started. the pain carried on from there until the surgery. ack!
HOW can your comment be so gross, terrifying and yet extremely hilarious at the same time?? It gave me a good laugh when in the middle of the text you said "(this is gross)" like 'oh wait, I just realised that all of this stuff is pretty damn nasty!' Wow... I truly never want to become a doctor. Even though that robot thing sound very cool At that point I truly agree with you - it really is fascinating. Really sucks that this has happened to you though. :/