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stretch mark

noun

  1. a silvery streak occurring typically on the abdomen or thighs and caused by stretching of the skin over a short period of time, as during pregnancy or rapid weight gain.


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The scars that I have, the stretch marks that I have, everything that my body has been through it’s for a purpose, it’s for a reason…but I do feel a little pressure.

The Ponderosa pines seemed especially content, thickening their trunks—the new bark forming reddish stretch marks between the old blackened skin.

If you were to look deep inside my body, beneath the dark circles and stretch marks, you would find the cells of my four children, a legacy from pregnancy living on within me for the rest of my life.

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