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Angry hellpp - February 22nd 2009, 10:49 PM

So I'm pretty much screwed. I signed up to go on a trip to florida for spring break to do some environmental volunteering. However, I totally spaced on the fact that we will be taking some trips to the beach. =/ I have scars on the top of my legs that a swimsuit will NOT cover clearly. Do you guys have any suggestions for medications or anything that can get rid of my scars soon? I'm so mad at myself for this.
   
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Re: hellpp - February 22nd 2009, 10:52 PM

First of all, I don't think you should be mad at yourself about this. Taking trips to the beach is something that most people do. These trips are a big deal to people who self harm and it could be a great way to show off your progress, as well as a great incentive to stay cut free until the trip. This thread is full of cover up tips. If you are worried about your swimsuit, try looking for a suit with boy shorts or look for board shorts. Those are very stylish now and you would also be concealed.


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Re: hellpp - February 23rd 2009, 12:08 AM

Yeah, I'd wear swimming shorts. Probably the best thing unless you can find some fast working medication, which I have yet to find myself. Good luck and have fun on your trip.
   
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Re: hellpp - February 23rd 2009, 12:13 AM

Getting some cream that helps hide scars would help. I think there's some types of cream you can get in that link that Amanda Kate gave you. Also, I agree with wearing swimming shorts, that could help out a lot. Check out that link, it's really helpful. Hopefully you can find something that will get your mind off of simply your cuts, and you can have a good time at the beach Good luck. xx





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Re: hellpp - February 25th 2009, 11:06 AM

Dont be mad at yourself hunni! amm well there are scar reducing creams and some type of make ups or cover ups that are water proof
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