Scars and All

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© Laurie Search

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My newest (visible) scar. Amazing that they can do neck surgery through this little incision. Pretty soon, you'll barely be able to see it at all. So I thought I'd better document it now! Plus, this is what I do when I can't go out shooting: I take pictures of myself! :)

17 responses

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (1 May 2008):

    Oh Laurie, this is so honestly beautiful!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) said (1 May 2008):

    I was debating whether it was a scar that's on your neck - until I saw your description update (I responded and gave my first props way too quickly! ) You can hardly tell it is a scar.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (1 May 2008):

    Laurie Terrific Photo Keep that great smile going :)

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (1 May 2008):

    Oh yea what scar you can hardley see it

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (1 May 2008):

    Speedy recovery!!

  • Gary Fudge

    Gary Fudge (Deleted) gave props (1 May 2008):

    That looks like it will heal very quickly. It looks like a tiny scratch, however, I'm not sure I want to feel the discomfort. :( Speedy recovery! x

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden   gave props (2 May 2008):

    It sure is nice to have you back. We should all be so lucky to have such a beautiful back up subject to shoot when we cant go out to take pictures. :-)

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (2 May 2008):

    Laurie-I like your positive attitude and "can do" spirit.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2008):

    I celebrate the scars we all carry - both inside and out. I have plenty of both.

  • Natalie Franco

    Natalie Franco (Deleted) gave props (3 May 2008):

    Hope you get well Laurie !!

  • Dennis Camp

    Dennis Camp gave props (4 May 2008):

    Scars are not a bad thing, marks of life I like to call them.

  • David Lee Tiller

    David Lee Tiller said (12 May 2008):

    Hi Laurie,
    Anterior Cervical Fusion? I can relate to this...I had it done twice so I have the other side to this cut. The 2nd time was the charm and am no longer a pain in the... Peace and be well Laurie. David

  • L Hartley

    L Hartley said (16 May 2008):

    Self portraits require no bothering of ANYONE else - they are the way to go! Too bad we all don't look AS GOOD AS YOU taking them, though! Even your MOM is gorgeous!!!! Very nice shot - sorry about the surgery.

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (3 Jun 2008):

    Laurie: so how's the healing a month later?

  • Michael Randall

    Michael Randall gave props (3 Jun 2008):

    You are more brave than I. I have never taken a photo of myself which I was happy with. I always think I look bad. (Maybe I just don't like my looks. But I'm too old to care anymore.)

  • Sarah Dudley

    Sarah Dudley gave props (16 Jun 2008):

    I once heard someone say "Scars are tattoos with better stories." I like to think of them that way. :)

  • joe barrett

    joe barrett said (27 Feb 2009):

    ops are real downers but you use your photography to pull yourself back up!

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