The beach is the worst place for it.
How can you find healing for old wounds? How can you celebrate the beauty God
has created in you? Ask God to heal you and keep asking. The healing may take
a while. Maybe that's appropriate for wounds this deep, and perhaps God wants to teach you something along the way.
And unless you plan never to watch TV or use the Internet again, prepare for future attacks. Take up the shield of faith (Ephesians 6:16). In the first century, Roman soldiers carried large leather-covered shields that they soaked in water to extinguish flaming arrows launched by their enemies. Soak your shield in the Living Water, Jesus, the One who celebrates your beauty -- inside and out.