by Babs O’Reilly
(Miami, Florida, USA)
To feel good about yourself, you have to work on the inside. You can never be the complete person, no matter what you do, if you can’t appreciate yourself enough. Of course, it does help when you know you look great.
That’s why you diet, work out, and do everything within your power to take care of your body.
For the things that you can’t do much about, there’s always cosmetic surgery. While the changes you’ll go through won’t exactly be life-altering, being confident will add a lot of quality to the life you lead.
You gain a sense of wellbeing knowing that you’ve targeted your problem areas and are working on making your body look the way you’ve always wanted it to.
If you’ve decided to see a plastic surgeon to talk about the work you want on your body, you also have to realize that you need to have realistic expectations all throughout the process. This may be a big step in your life, and one that you shouldn’t do on a whim.
You need to weigh the pros and cons, talk to the doctor about what to expect, and weigh how the change can affect your life. It’s a process that takes time. You may change a lot of things about you but you can’t expect to look like someone else. That’s one thing you need to set clear.
In order to make your decision worthwhile, openly talk about your concerns with the doctor. Never hesitate to ask what’s on your mind, no matter how silly the question sounds.
You need to be comfortable with the person who’s about to make changes on your body. This makes your experience more complete and though the decision solely rests on your shoulders, it helps to know that the people involved are the ones you trust.
Cosmetic surgery requires time, money, patience, willpower, and guts. You need to prepare yourself mentally and emotionally, and this means that you have to weigh your reasons. There will be risks and complications involved, and if you are reckless, the price you’ll pay may be something that will scar you for life, emotionally and physically.
People around you have their own idea of what beauty should be, and you may be influenced by what they think. And then there’s this ongoing belief that the beautiful ones just get more from life. This idea is what makes the procedure so popular nowadays.
Yes, the role of beauty may be apparent, but what you feel deep down also translates to how people see you. So, if you’re opting for plastic surgery because you want to take care and preserve what you’ve been blessed with, then go for it.
You need to be stable before you’re deemed capable of making decisions like these. Always have someone to talk to, and if having an expert’s advice helps you, go out of your way and do whatever it is possible so that you won’t regret your decision in the end.
The point here is to be happy and to know that you take pride in what makes you the person that you are.