Okay, so I didn't actually wind up doing as much to it as I thought I was going to. Mostly cleaned it up some, loosely worked on the hands..... eh. I was far more interested in writing what I wanted to say then I was in trying to make the drawing all super refined.
I won't bother you guys with another wall of text here on CGCokie, so if you want to read what I had to say you can find it on the DA upload: http://terminalglow.deviantart.com/art/7th-Anniversary-Peace-590549638
For a little bit of context though, I had brain surgery seven years ago as of today. I'd had it because I had a brain malformation that was killing me on top of giving me Epilepsy. That surgery saved my life, but in the process I lost nearly all of my memories including my sense of self. When I realized what was going on, despite the fact that it terrified me I spent my time searching for answers and trying to heal. Four and-a-half years later, when I finally started to feel like I was in the clear I developed non-epileptic seizures, which almost scared me into killing myself despite everything I'd fought for. It's been two and-a-half years since then. These anniversary drawings were something that started with my third anniversary, they became a way for me to vent, reflect, and heal. As I explain in the DA submission though, things have changed.
....It wound up being another wall of text anyway. Crap. Sorry, guys.