I began the journey of fixing a birth defect that affects more than 1 in 400 people – Pectus Excavatum – otherwise known as an I was normal three kids ago shirt. I was incredibly self-conscious of this as a kid and tried to avoid just about any situation that I could that involved taking off my shirt. I began the process of getting this fixed specifically for the aesthetics of it but came to find out that the deformity was actually putting pressure on the right ventricle of my heart – requiring surgery.
I was normal three kids ago shirt
New I was normal three kids ago shirt
Standard procedure for this surgery is that the bars eventually come out, a number of years afterward, depending on how old the patient is at the time of the surgery. I, however, had planned to keep mine in. I had I was normal three kids ago shirt has grown accustomed to them and if I could avoid another surgery I would.