For context, it was Linda diagnosed With the post-treatment in 2016 of paradoxical sebaceous hyperplasia – a condition that causes target fat cells to swell and harden rather than become smaller. She has since settled a lawsuit against Zeltiq Aesthetics for serious injuries.
“If I had known that the side effects could include losing your livelihood and you would end up so depressed that you hate yourself,” she said in tears to British Vogue.
Linda said she first learned about the procedure by watching ads “over and over again” on TV news. They would ask, ‘Do you like what you see in the mirror? “They were talking to me. It was about the stubborn fat in the areas that wouldn’t budge. She said no recovery period, no surgery, and… I drank the magic potion, and I’ll do it because I couldn’t find anything,” she continued.
“Am I mentally cured? Absolutely not,” she said, referring to her attempts to correct side effects with liposuction, compression garments, and even stopping eating. Even now, Linda says, she can’t look at herself in the mirror or be touched.
In fact, Linda was pretty much completely covered in the Vogue spread. “You won’t see me in a swimsuit, that’s for sure. I explained that it would be difficult to find jobs with things that stood out from me – without retouching, squeezing things, scoring things or squeezing or bluffing.” Vogue magazine The photos, her face, jaw and neck are then pulled with duct tape and rubber. “I can’t go around with tape and rubber bands all over the place [in real life]She said.
“You know? I try to love myself as I am, but for the pictures…,” she continued. “I always think we’re here to create fantasies. We make dreams. I think that’s allowed. Also, all my insecurities are taken care of in these images, so I have to do what I love to do.”
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