Woman is 31 years old but her sagging skin makes her look really old: "I only learned to accept myself recently"
August 31, 2022
It is important to accept your body and learn to feel good about yourself, since only in this way will you be able to be comfortable around others as well. It is certainly not easy to accept yourself as you are, in a society that never fails to remind us how they should behave, dress and look. But it is necessary to do so if you want to achieve personal happiness. Sara Geurts is a 31-year-old woman who has learned to accept her body despite having a rare genetic disease that makes her look much older than she actually is. Today, she is no longer afraid of showing off her wrinkles and sagging skin because this is who she is, and she has an important message for everyone who still struggles to accept themselves as they are.
via Facebook / The Ehlers-Danlos Society
Sara Geurts is now a fairly well-known public figure in the world of fashion and on social media - a popularity that she has achieved thanks to her unusual appearance. The young woman suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a rare genetic disease that affects connective tissue. In her case, the skin on her body is very saggy and wrinkled, making her look like an old woman. Her rare condition was diagnosed at the age of 10 and since then, Sara has had problems accepting herself, preferring to cover up her body by wearing long-sleeved blouses and pants. Today, the young model is much more self-confident - so much so that she appears in a bikini in the photos post to her social media account pages.
Today, Sara considers her skin as "the most interesting part" of her body. Many years ago, this self-image would have been unthinkable for her, especially because she had a genetic disease about which little is known. Thanks to the help of friends and family, however, Sara was able to overcome prejudice and her insecurities, also turning a spotlight on this rare condition.
"When I changed the way I dressed, I discovered a beauty in my body that I had never seen before," said the model. Isn't this the key to being happy and at peace with yourself and with others? We are sure that the path is not easy, but we hope this woman will succeed.