My Raw Thoughts On Cosmetic Surgery & Self-Love

For years, I used to believe that cosmetic surgery was the answer to all of my problems. Because I battle with body dysmorphia, along with a debilitating habit of comparing myself to other women, I would compulsively spend countless hours in the mirror imagining how beautiful I would look after I went under the knife.

I used to write down all of the procedures I wanted and looked up costs and what to expect from the surgery (meaning, just the before and after photos). I really didn’t understand why people didn’t like surgery or never considered it…

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Sanni Lark

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