I had a bone tumor in my knee removed when I was 10. This is my ribbon that looks like it’s lacing me up.
I got this one to cover up scars from self harm. I had a really bad one that stuck out and I felt like everyone could see it and was judging me. I got it on a Wednesday night after another friend died from an intentional overdose. I wanted to remember my friend and it goes with another tattoo of blackbirds I have from the Beatles song “Blackbird”. “Take these broken wings and learn to fly.” Today I am 3 years free of self harm!
I got cat scratch disease from a cat scratch and had to have the wound removed. Covered the scar with this.
Nobody has ever brought up my scars for the years I’ve been doing it. My little brother is 8 and everyone knows I am his biggest role model. One day he asked me, “What happened?” and pointed to my wrist. I made up a story, but I didn’t want him finding out what it really was and thinking it was an okay thing to do because I’ve done it. I instantly made an appointment to get them covered up. I feel so much more proud of myself now than I ever have.