Having insecurities about your appearance is scarcely uncommon in today’s world. In reality, if you claim to not be self-consciousness about at least a portion of your torso, well, congratulations, because you’re probably the only one, and you’d likely save a lot of the time and fund that the rest of us expend trying to enhance our appearing which is a plus and you’d be infinitely happier.
However, even if you’re currently at the depths of your hopelessnes because you’re unhappy with the style you seem, let me tell you this – you can learn to love yourself and your “imperfections”. This was surely the lawsuit for Texas-born part-time model Talmesha Jones. There was a time when 27 -year-old Talmesha could hardly appeared herself in the reflect without wallowing in regret, and now she has come to embrace her body exclusively. Despite being a conventionally attractive young woman, Talmesha has confessed to being extremely self-conscious about her stretch markings which she got five years ago after the birth of her son Chase.
“It built me very self-conscious, ” she said. “I didn’t like to look at myself in the reflect. When I did, I would just cry and sob about it. I would continuously suck my belly in or like stretching my skin out.”
Talmesha’s confidence received a huge knock after she received a torrent of online mistreat about her physical appearance and in particular the stretch marks on her lower belly.
“I intend the nastiest thing anyone has ever said to me would be,’ Why does your belly definitely sounds like that? ’- I think that one really hurts the most because it’s like I have a son you know? So how dare you, ” she confessed.
Talmesha now refers to her stretch celebrates as her “tiger stripes” and is fiercely proud of them.
“Being pregnant, it changed my torso a lot, ” Talmesha explained. “It resulted in me getting stretching celebrates, wrinkles, and extra scalp. The stretch differentiates are pretty much everywhere now.”
So how did Talmesha move from despising her postnatal appearance to wanting to showcase her stretch markers in all their glory all over Instagram? Well, her photographer friend persuaded her be participating in a photo shoot years after she had given birth and this was the push she needed to boost her confidence is again. Talmesha decided “enough was enough” and agreed to simulate for the photo shoot. She even started her own hashtag, “Tiger Stripes on a Tuesday”, on the popular photo-sharing app.