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I Am Going to Have Lap Band Surgery

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    Hello, I am 21 years old. I had an exploratory laparoscopy last August (2013) for symptoms of endometriosis. First of all, I got my period early-at around 8 or 9 years old. Since...
    ky1478 ky1478 18-21, F Jul 9

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have nightmares about everything that happened this past year. I dreamt that my aunt was going to do surgery on my breasts. It was a nightmare because my aunt is horrible and a...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well I had my first unplanned trip to the hospital on Saturday. Basically the heart murmur I have had for awhile finally did something bad and I ended up being wheeled into an...
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    This lady used to run a cam when her breasts were of a more manageable size. They appear to have never stopped growing. This must be the very scary side of the disease. Im...
    JohnAmenReveres JohnAmenReveres 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Black metal maybe. I'm not that skilled though. Emo/twinkly would be nice too. Cute music. But nobody I know would start a band with me. Tragic, man. But I'm planning on making my...
    truekvlt truekvlt 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    When I was eleven I went to boarding school, leaving my three year old stepsister, Molly, at home. I had always been short for my age, and she had been rather tall but she was 3 so...
    betsy92 betsy92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My life has been roller coaster in every sense. Coming from middle class family in India, I was diagnosed for Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at 14 yrs which took me 5 months of...
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    You'll want to guarantee your cosmetic surgeon is a professional and registered plastic surgeon and that you just really feel snug with them.The clinic you are searhing for is no...
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    Ils ont gagné lesgardiens et la blanchisseuse du Temple; cette femme emportera l'enfantdans un panier de linge. Mais au dernier moment, effrayée, elle sedérobe: tout est perdu...
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    Ils ont gagné lesgardiens et la blanchisseuse du Temple; cette femme emportera l'enfantdans un panier de linge. Mais au dernier moment, effrayée, elle sedérobe: tout est perdu...
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    I am 19 and I was born with Pectus Excavatum. I am the only one in my family with PE. As an infant, my parents took me on several visits to Children's Hospital to test the severity...
    NurseKait NurseKait 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm crushing on this really gorgeous girl a grade below me. We've hung out w/ friends in the mornings before school but that's pretty much it. Talked to her some through twitter's...
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    I'll start off with some background information first. Neutral Milk Hotel is an indie/fuzz-folk band from Athens, GA who made music in the late 1990s, comparable to bands such as...
    queenofcarrotflowers queenofcarrotflowers 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    September 2010: Sometime this month, without knowledge, I conceived my second child. I was living in Dodge City, KS with my ex fiancé and his son. We were constantly fighting and...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Part 3. Recovery I woke up confused. I got the sense of being moved, and I could hear my wife chatting with someone as we moved. I opened my eyes to find that my bed was being...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    This is a follow up for my story "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" My name is grace. I am now 16 years old and I just got my correction surgery last week! I had a muscle...
    marinagrace marinagrace 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Just under a year ago I revelled in believing I had discovered the equation of the meaning of life: 1 + (2+2) = 2 which I believed would cure cancer. I also believed I had found...
    rewindme rewindme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I like to listen to bands alot. A day to remember ,we came as Romans,system of a down,bullet for my valentine and so on. They say what my mind speaks at time . Its better then...
    metalchick123 metalchick123 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    1. Read a book intermittently and finished it in a decade. Yes! That tough! 2. Set (probably) 1k sqm of field on fire. 3. Had a minor accident last Saturday. 4. I played with...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm going back to South Carolina next week. My heart breaks when it'll be another year before I'll see my stepfamily, and my dad. A part of me misses home, but I just don't like...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 58 mins ago

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    i might need knee surgery on my right knee. i crashed riding my bike and now my right knee tries to give out when im getting up or down stairs, at work, and bike riding. im going...
    jerryridesbmx jerryridesbmx 18-21, M Jul 5

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    I'm finally going to get the plastic surgery I so desperately need When I was younger my neighbor pulled my earring down and ruined my ear. Well I just received diamond...
    suzysleevereinvented suzysleevereinvented 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I didn't even know that this is what it was called until I decided to look it up recently. I didn't even know what caused it, as this was something my doctor never discussed with...
    seahawk665 seahawk665 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm going to have shoulder surgery in a few days and I'm really worried about the pain and what to expect. If anyone has any knowledge of what to expect from personal experience of...
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Two and a half years ago I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. Then a year ago it got bumped up to Crohn's Disease. It's funny I always knew something was wrong with me since I...
    Starkillera Starkillera 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My crush from middle school is going to band camp she liked me and I liked her but we never said we both like each other to each other face. Should I tell her that I like her even...
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just happened today. Major surgery in a few days with people who have requested their vacation in order to come help...yikes. I want to get this surgery over with....tell or don...
    Mirandaluvslife Mirandaluvslife 36-40, F Jul 2

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    We eventually decided on a band name: "We Don't Care About Our Name Anymore". We disbanded after nobody cared to listen to our band.
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I live in Danville Illinois and I'm looking to start a band I can sing and I'm learning how to play guitar. I want to be in a band that is serous about music and is willing to do...
    swssavedme13 swssavedme13 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yesterday was our acquaintance party. Every section was expected to have their acoustic band with a maximum of 5 members. We were just three in the band. Two were the vocalists and...
    MyGosh MyGosh 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    So Jake went to college and Brock got held back so now in the fall he's going to be a super senior Katie going to be a junior I'm going to be a sophomore and makayla will be in the...
    Goodwill12 Goodwill12 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This is for Michael. I’m not the kind of person who usually tells anyone but the closest of friends very intimate details of my life. I have a few stories now about a new side...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have had HS since I was in ninth grade and it had grown worse over the years. I had a boil on my right arm pit that I had to have surgery on in 2007 when I was in 11th grade so...
    texasgirl2012 texasgirl2012 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I believe that everyone is beautiful in their own way but if a small plastic surgery makes you happier with yourself isn't it only a good thing. I have always hated my big&ugly...
    LiNdA922 LiNdA922 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I met my wife Sarah in 2008. We met through her friend. We started dating and things were progressing fast, we got engaged and got married in October of 2009. Things were not...
    SimpleGuy77 SimpleGuy77 36-40 1 Response Jul 11

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    Sunday Morning in a small village in Southern Germany. I was sitting outside on my great uncles patio. I decided I was going to help out my aunt so I started walking towards the...
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    Between my 8th grade and freshman years of high school, I took an online class called "philosophy and pop culture." It taught basic theories and principles of philosophy as well as...
    WhimsicalWerd WhimsicalWerd 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi :) Does anyone have any advice on how to getting over the fear of flying? Background Story When I was young, I didn't have any fear of flying at all. I was fine with it, and I...
    LonelyKaty LonelyKaty 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Marching band is literally my life. I'm drum major this year and honestly I could not be any happier! I can't wait to start my last year with my band family!
    kaleidoscopekay kaleidoscopekay 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I fear the ocean so badly! Yes it's ok from the car I may even walk the beach but going in it nooooooooooo way! It's hilarious because I love my family's beach house on the ocean...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This late time I haven't posted much But this late time is pretty nice.. I feel tiresome and stuff but I didn't expect much from the army... I hope this late burst of energy on my...
    bat118 bat118 18-21, F 30 mins ago

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    I believe that during my darker than black years of highschool, where I had no friends and no one to talk to when kids were making my life miserable, music saved my life. I wouldn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Do you desire plastic surgery? Are you planning on attending your High School Reunion? Tell me about it!!!
    KelCasting KelCasting 31-35 Jul 7

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    I've had it since I was born but the older I get the deeper and wider it gets. Currently at 16 years old the dip in my sternum is 1 & 1/2 inches deep and about 4 long. I've heard...
    BrooklynKay88 BrooklynKay88 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Just had general anesthesia. What a trip. I cut a tendon in my finger. And I had to have surgery to reattach. Surgeon wanted me out for the operation. I went out just as they...
    baubaloo baubaloo 36-40, M Jul 13

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