Learning to Love My Body Despite the Effects of PH

Learning to Love My Body Despite the Effects of PH

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Learning to Love My Body Despite the Effects of PH

Some days, as I catch a glimpse of the woman in the mirror, I find the reflection unrecognizable. The dark, weary circles around the eyes, the protruding cheek and collarbones, the pale, bluish skin — that’s me. This can leave me startled and discontented, with tears running down my face. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) changes us in profound ways, whether we like it or not. It’s often hard to practice self-confidence or self-love with PH. Unlike…

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