This Girl Was Tormented About Her Scars. See Her Inspiring Response!

Michelle Elman is 21-years-old, and has already undergone 15 surgeries in her life. The London woman's previous medical conditions make up an exhausting list. From brain tumours, bowel obstructions to cysts and intestinal issues, Michelle has been through it all. scars body insecurity The surgeries have left Michelle with scars, and these scars have provoked her peers to bully her. As a teen, the harsh words and rude comments made her feel uncomfortable with herself. "Someone pointed at at my scar on my chest and said my nipple was showing." Michelle recalls.  "And then when I told them it wasn’t a nipple, they teased me for having a third nipple." confidence positive self image She began to cover up her body and stopped wearing items like bikinis or belly-baring tops. "I’ve also had friends of the family when I was sunbathing tell me my scars will mean a boy will never be interested in me.” Michelle made a brave decision to confront the insecurities which have been eating away at her self-image. She posted a picture on her Instagram of herself in a two-piece bathing suit. beauty brave inspiration The response from the photo has been extremely positive! Women around the world are telling Michelle how beautiful her body is, including one user who remarked that her stomach is "smiling". michelle elman Michelle works as a body confidence coach and hopes her inspiring picture will help others fight their fears and love their bodies! Tell us what you think of this girl and her decision! Do you have an inspiring story to share? Source: Buzzfeed Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_101621" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat snapcode @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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