Selena Gomez Explains How She Found Body Confidence Again After Her Surgery

“I don’t have perfect abs, but I feel like I’m wonderfully made…”

In September, Selena Gomez revealed that she’d had a life-saving kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa after complications from Lupus.

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Now, Selena’s opening up about her post-surgery life in a new interview with Billboard.

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I do. I didn't, but I do now. It was really hard in the beginning. I remember looking at myself in the mirror completely naked and thinking about all the things that I used to bitch about and just asking, “Why?”

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But there’s a reason she never felt fully comfortable in her own skin — even before her surgery: “I had someone in my life for a very long time who pointed out all the things that I didn’t feel great about with myself.”

But there's a reason she never felt fully comfortable in her own skin — even before her surgery: "I had someone in my life for a very long time who pointed out all the things that I didn't feel great about with myself."

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When I look at my body now, I just see life. There are a million things I can do — lasers and creams and all that stuff — but I’m OK with it…
It could be my eyes, my round face, my ears, my legs, my scar. I don’t have perfect abs, but I feel like I’m wonderfully made.

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“[After the surgery] I had this sense of gratitude for myself. I don’t think I’ve ever just stopped and been like, ‘I’m actually grateful for who I am.'” 🙌 🙌 🙌

"[After the surgery] I had this sense of gratitude for myself. I don’t think I’ve ever just stopped and been like, 'I’m actually grateful for who I am.'" 🙌 🙌 🙌

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