I Am Bowlegged

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    Bow-Legged And Proud!

    I totally understand how you are all feeling. I'm in my early to mid 30s and was born with a bow-leg. I'm African and this is quite common in Africa. I didn't realise I had a bow-leg until I was about 14 and was nit bothered about it till I turned 21. I became quite bothered...
    Juliwonko Juliwonko
    36-40, F
    May 14, 2013

    Dont Break Your Bones

    Ladies, i am also bow-legged. BUT i would never make somebody break my legs, not move for 3 months,forget about dancing,running,gym,always gotta be extra careful,plus its not a fact that the surgery will go successful. Those doctors never show unsuccessful surgeries,i personally...
    Againstsurgery Againstsurgery
    26-30
    May 7, 2013

    I don't know if I was bowlegged my whole life,

    but I found out in 7th grade when I first started wearing cargo shorts. Everyone was making fun of my legs and I didn't know what they were talking about. Till my mom confirmed it. From then on, my life changed drastically. I stopped wearing shorts and stuck to skinny jeans. But...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 6, 2015

    hi im chrizchelle from Philippines.

    I had the same experience d like them, people laugh behind me but I never mind them.I know its not the end of the world I don't care about those people who judge me in my physical appearance. I'm proud to myself because i earned money by myself to support my needs. Those people...
    chrizchelle chrizchelle
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2014

    I was bow legged since my existence.

    And now I decided to take the surgery. I am 10 days post op right now. It's tough and a long days of recovery yet but I did it!
    Loveladisten Loveladisten
    41-45
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Ladisten Clinic: bow legs correction,

    limb lengthening, cosmetic leg lengthening, knock-knees, orthopedic problems, arm or leg length differences, congenital deformities, achondroplasia, dwarfism, constitutional short stature and other orthopaedic problems. The representative of Ladisten in USA and in Europe is...
    Alicialadisten Alicialadisten
    26-30, F
    Apr 20

    I'm bow legged. physical pain

    and low self-steem bother me my entire life. Now im looking for resources for correction.I'm aware surgery can fix it but have no idea how much it will cost, also doubt my insurance will cover it. I sent a very genuine letter to acquire informations when I found a orthopedic...
    Maggustina Maggustina
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Ready For a Change

    Ever since I can remember I have been bowlegged. I am a 20 y/o girl and this has really bothered me especially since high school. I want to wear tight pants and shorts and short skirts but I feel too insecure to do it. A few years ago I told my mother I didnt like my legs but she...
    isismommi isismommi
    18-21
    27 Responses May 5, 2009
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