❗️READ UNTIL END❗️I have more than one set of STRIPES! Whether it be my veins or my stretch marks, I proudly rock them both because they are both equally apart of me! Society may make you think that you need to try to get rid of them or cover it up, but in reality they are just trying to tell you to change who you are. Why? 99% of the worlds population has them or cellulite(I have both) and honestly a lot of the time it has zero correlation with how “healthy” you are and 100% has zero correlation with how beautiful you are. .
I’ve had these stretch marks for years, I have them on my inner thighs too. They do not define who I am, or how healthy I am. They do not take away from my beauty, because true beauty comes from the inside. I honestly have never really been ashamed of them, and I hope by sharing this picture it can help encourage you to #RockYourStripes 🐯
Life isn’t perfect, people are not perfect, so why do we feel like we have to be? I think a lot of that lies within ourselves. I decided a long time ago(after battling self image issues badly and hitting a all time low) That I was not going to put my energy into changing who I am because of what society thinks I should be, and a lot more energy into being myself and becoming who I want to be(which is someone who is happy based upon positive experiences and relationships)! Honestly, if someone judges you based upon that, that isn’t the type of people you want to surround yourself with anyways. . .
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I still have days I struggle and feel uncomfortable(we all do) but at the end of the day I take a step back and just remember how much bigger life is than the feeling I’m having! We are all human and beautiful- birthmarks, scars, moles, stretch marks, cellulite, skin discoloration, ect. in ALL! In case no one told you today- You are MORE than enough the way you are!💕 #LoveYourself #TigerStripes #EmbraceYourSelf #HappinessComesFromWithin