Releasing Harsh Self-judgment and Embracing My Scars

Releasing Harsh Self-judgment and Embracing My Scars

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Releasing Harsh Self-judgment and Embracing My Scars

It’s a lot more difficult agreeing to a scar than receiving one by accident. We often become comfortable with ourselves over time, and not knowing what we will look like post-surgery can be scary. We may worry how the physical changes will impact our lives and our interactions with others. As I move forward with my new transsternal thymectomy scar, I intend to pay close attention to the narrative I tell myself — the negative…

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