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I Am Dealing With Living With Spina Bifida

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

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    Hi Everyone! My name is Kristina and I am new to EP. I have never joined a support group, nevermind an online support group. I must admit I am a little embarrassed to be joining such a site, but I don't know what else to do or where else to turn. I am a 31 y/o intelligent woman...
    KristinaFL81 KristinaFL81 31-35 1 Response Mar 4, 2012

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    I Am Dealing With Bi Polar

    hi, yes i am dealing with bipolar.It all started many years ao, i have fallen from the highest mountain,in my mind and crawled to the very depts of hell.i have been so frightened, i did  not think you could fear that much,i have lost all hope, in life, and have spent many...
    mandyashby mandyashby 41-45 Feb 16, 2012

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    Spina Bifida

    I was born with it, and it has added to my life a lot of suffering, i just want to be pain free and walk right for once. For me it's emotionally draining, can't wait for my surgery.
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Its Not Me Who Has Spina Bifida Its My Nephew :(

    hello, im heather and my nephew logan has spina bifida and hydrocefilis- i dont no how to spell it :L, when he was born the doctors said he was never going to make it they were wrong! logan is the best think to happen to my family my sister is wrighting a book about him called...
    heatherxoxo heatherxoxo 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    My Bodies Broke But My Heads Held High!

    My name is Alisha. I'm 30 years old and I was born with Spina Bifida Myelomenglocele.. I have Arnold Chiari Malformation and teathering of the spinal cord as a result of the Spina Bifida.. I am very much so amblitory and can get around the house very well but have trouble out at...
    alisha459777 alisha459777 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    And Not Doing A Very Good Job At It

    i am so ******* lonely, i just want to be loved, is that so wrong? i really hate life, nothing ever seems to go the way i want it too.
    drippy72 drippy72 41-45, M Jul 6, 2012

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    Running Was A Way Of Life

    I was the best sprinter my high school ever promoted, and cheered for. I always wanted to be good at something nobody else could measure up to. I was either first or second crossing the yellow line, confidence in my abilities brought me great happiness. The last lap was my...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 43 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In a way! I've Ben doing really well for myself following my breakup....but sometimes I catch myself thinking about him and often his friends approach me and ask what happened...
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    It's been 3 years. I was baptized when I was 12 with my 10 yr. old little sister. Disfellowshipped at 18 during my 1st semester of college my mom brought me my shoes one day didn't...
    MissSirRay MissSirRay 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm 22 years old. I've never been in trouble. I've never smoked weed. I've been an A+ student since I could write my name. But drinking has caused me such turmoil. On New Years I...
    Bridget1818 Bridget1818 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Such a bad night with the hubby. I'm not sure if I'm overreacting to the things he says. I just wish I wouldn't care so much about what he thinks.
    Skyfreckles Skyfreckles 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    My now ex-wife and one of our best friends had an affair for almost 2 yrs now. He claimed he didn't know how she felt and she back pedaled and said the same thing. The thing is...
    hosedsailorboy hosedsailorboy 41-45, M 15 Responses Mar 9

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    I am trying my HARDEST not to Cut. I hate waking up every morning. But my mom comes in and forces me to get up. Now shes mad again today. Yelling and screaming at me, i just am...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm overwhelmed and sinking deeper. I feel there is no one out there who can or would even want to help me. I need someone to help me. I can't do everything. I can't barely get by...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I grew up believing one person was my father. At the age of eight I found out after getting into an argument with my mom that this was not the case. From what I was told my...
    niteowl84 niteowl84 31-35, F Mar 10

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    My dad passed away may 30, 2013 after battling cancer for a year and a half. I still haven't gotten over it. My dad was such a strong man I was 100% sure he would beat it, nothing...
    CeciliaRose12 CeciliaRose12 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    While I'm in a different situation than others on here. I struggle with the fact that I will never be able to have my own children. It hurts knowing that I will never be able to...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 17

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    we talked to mom today.She criticised the partners I choose. I mean like the previous one was fine but was a bad guy, this one is not good-looking and it's unknown even if he's at...
    darkblue0909 darkblue0909 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not in the middle of a dating relationship breakup but a true friendship breakup My cousin did something stupid with another guy and now the guy she's in love with is...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My parents split a few years ago. My mom fell in love with a neighbor and eventually moved states away. That was the most difficult depressing time of my life. As soon as she moved...
    Shessolovely Shessolovely 18-21 2 days ago

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    I found out I'm intersex when I was 12 that meant I can't have children. Ever. I don't have ovaries. Probably don't have uterus either. I can't have sex because my vagina is too...
    lunardarya lunardarya 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I went to study abroad for 9 months and while I was gone my fiancé felt like I was cheating on him so when his ex moved back to town they got back together. I found out and...
    Ppwincess1901 Ppwincess1901 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I ended things due to an abusive relationship. For several months he tried anything to get me back and I ignored him Eventually he found a new gf and now they're expecting. Years...
    dearcarmen dearcarmen 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Im seriously tired of doing this everyday. I just wish my parents never had me. I didn't ask to be born so why can't I take myself out of this world. Don't tell me it gets...
    tornapart123 tornapart123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really do. My sister thought it'd be a great idea if they used the shower head to wash the dogs. That's great except they didn't put it on the right way. Every time someone tried...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Mar 5

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    Hi All ! I want to know if I am seeing this situation for what it really is or if my judgement is being clouded by my own insecurities and fear or imagined.. or there is a genuine...
    lolitaloa lolitaloa 26-30, F Mar 5

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    I've been dealing with a guy for a year now "friends with benefits" and I caught feelings for him and I let it be known...but he does not feel the same. how can you not catch...
    brijk20 brijk20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F Mar 3

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    12 Truths About Defensive Behavior - BY LINDA CARROLL Here are 12 truths about defensiveness — what it is and why it happens — that can help us better understand this self...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Mar 5

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    I've had quite a lot of MH health challenges over several decades and my current work situation is making it difficult for me to manage my emotions. Today has really pissed me off...
    LonePony LonePony 36-40, F Mar 5

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    I love writing. Sometimes, what I'm working on can have no relation with the root of my stress but it can help relieve me of stress. On the contrary, when I do write about my...
    FreeWriterx FreeWriterx 16-17, F Mar 5

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    I love writing. Sometimes, what I'm working on can have no relation with the root of my stress but it can help relieve me of stress. On the contrary, when I do write about my...
    FreeWriter2307 FreeWriter2307 16-17, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Why not, Herpes is a common infection which doesn’t end your life. Herpes in no way can stop you from having a lovely life like many other uninfected people. Herpes is very...
    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F Mar 6

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    Always been with women my whole life I'm 25. Since the age of 20 I got curious about watching male solos and to my surprise I got aroused and been dealing with it mentally since. I...
    TheBriefManChair TheBriefManChair 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Yeah since when do girls msg guys. They are too busy dealing with the 650 msgs in their inbox from fakers, and liars.
    Vaythe Vaythe 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    This whole month I have been so stressed out. I just started drivers Ed, I work 25 hours a week, I'm trying to manage my money, and my 3 year anniversary is next week and I haven't...
    JJsGirl19 JJsGirl19 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I've been away from EP for ages, have had several different profiles that I've abandoned as they have rarely represented me properly. I'm back and hope to find complete honesty...
    LizzyLife LizzyLife 36-40, T 5 Responses Mar 15

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    Hey i am 21 years old and.dissapointed with life. First let.me start and say my.life has always been like this i was raised in a dysfunctional home where my dad abused my.mom,my...
    wallay56 wallay56 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Geez. Im going to vent. I broke up with my boyfriend of two years. I was his first real love. So you can imagine what he's going through. He was easy too dependent on me...
    seekingmuslim seekingmuslim 22-25, M Mar 16

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