1. The thought of getting a tattoo used to make you shudder.
2. But you also thought people with tattoos were stupidly gorgeous.
3. So you spent way too much time figuring out what to get for your first one.
4. You imagined that the pain would be intolerable the first time.
5. And this is how it actually felt:
Either it hurt like hell or it didn't (like a mild itch). But that's just YOUR personal pain tolerance.