Submitted by: modernmonroe
Description of Image: This is the last tattoo I got, which symbolized my last bout with self-harm. I’ve been clean since getting this tattoo and will continue to. “Ah life they have cheated you” because it is so much more beautiful over here in recovery. With Marilyn and Vivien on my side to help me through, I can do anything.
In Recovery From: February 2013
#1 Reason To Recover: Life is beautiful and I deserve to be around to see it.
Why Did You Decide To Recover:
I was so sick and so tired of being sick and tired. I couldn’t hurt anymore. I realized I was important to some people and I really wanted to make something of my life. I’m so happy I made that decision.
Best Things About Recovery:
Wearing short shorts and t-shirts and not having to worry. Also, being happy and not being afraid.
Hardest Part About Recovery:
Resisting the urge to self-harm
Stay strong, stay beautiful, just keep going. Recovery is a long, winding road but it’s worth it.
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