If there is a true definition of warrior princess, it is Diana. Now Roulston, 45, who is raising daughters Elianna, 14, and Audrey, 10, in Hampton, is in the quarterfinals of a tattoo cover photo contest for Inked magazine. She didn't have a tattoo prior to her battle with cancer. Ten surgeries, chemo, radiation, an IV in my arm for literally weeks at a time, and countless complications and hospitalizations has had a tremendous impact on my body and my self-esteem. For a long time, I would look in the mirror and see nothing but scars as my reflection was always a reminder of everything cancer had taken from me.
Summerside, P.E.I. woman competing to be Inked Magazine cover girl
Hampton mom's cancer journey leads to Inked tattoo Cover Girl contest
It made her even more determined to get ink of her own. Initially, Smith was against the idea. Rather, it was her daughter's young age that made her object. Smith knew that when her daughter decides she wants something, she finds a way to get it no matter what. She was convinced it was better to be involved in the decision than to risk having her daughter rebel and get one secretly. Smith told her daughter that if she were to get something, to make sure it was something she would want forever. Parker chose Tweety Bird, the Looney Tunes character, which she got done on her shoulder blade.