She was diagnosed with Severe Scoliosis when she was 15 and a hard time started. She needed a very invasive surgery to live into adulthood. This tattoo is the image from a textbook. Her spine never looked like that and never will.
She had scars of self harming because of body shaming issues which drove her to depression. This lion represents strength and overcoming her own struggle. You can’t see the scars underneath that gorgeous lion.