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I Am Going to Have Lap Band Surgery

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    A few years ago, my husband and I were invited to dinner with one of our friends and his wife. We rode for 1 & 1/2 hours and had a really nice dinner. While having dinner we were...
    dreamerintexas2 dreamerintexas2 51-55, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    On Wednesday I have to do one of the scariest things I think I'll ever have to do in my life. As a yearly tradition we do at band camp, each senior has to give a speech during...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Well, I'm new here, still I'll give it my best shot. (I apologise in advance for the long read) I'm not going to tell you who I am or where I'm from, but if any of you people out...
    Scarecrowthebeast Scarecrowthebeast 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    My husband has alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. He has been pretty sick for the past few years. He is now on oxygen. He has 12% lung capacity and is on the active double lung...
    csusanne csusanne 51-55, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I've always been sensitive to spirits . I've had deja vu dreams all my life and they all came true . I get visions , I get warnings in my dreams , and I feel and see spirits...
    Pustinja Pustinja 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Koop Islands: KoopI know you like this band Minty bear :) XXXX
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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      I am still posting about my PNES and other subjects now I've managed to fix my laptop after it crashed. I have now started to blog about my PNES and other subjects in order...
    VolunteerMouse VolunteerMouse 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a triplet and have two brothers. One is an alcoholic. They've both dealt with substance abuse since we were teenagers, one got sent away to a rehab wilderness program when we...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I had a dentist keep me in a dental chair for 8 hours and I received over 20 shots of novacane for the pain and that was it to remove 3 front teeth while I was awake and watching...
    dkoven dkoven 51-55, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Recently I have been staying at my parents' place, partly because the return payment for my still-active student loan has increased dramatically and there are too many things I can...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I will be having surgery, on my big toe, soon. It has taken visits to three different doctors to finally get someone to agree that there is indeed something under the skin that...
    Koala1964 Koala1964 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    I should have moved out the second I turned 18, but I was trapped by my own fear and the emotional control he had over me, and I stayed for another three years. When my mom finally...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I changed a lot since I left EP. Nice to see how everything can change within a year. I guess at some point you just realise that some changes are inevitable and life has a lot...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    So. I'm in love with my neurosurgeon. Is that weird?
    Bro1680 Bro1680 31-35, F 23 hrs ago

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    Last night's dreams were all about authenticity. I remember that but I had several dreams and don't remember everything about them. In one of them, which was very vivid it almost...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    cosmetic surgery is a branch of Plastic surgery that can help improve your looks. Plastic surgery center is a specialized branch of surgery concerned with the repair of the...
    nishthamedispa nishthamedispa 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    !! I want surgery but it's so expensive. I need a go fund me page!!!!!! But no one would understand. I defiantly need under eye surgery and a nose job with a chin implant.. Also...
    astracassandra astracassandra 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't exactly call it a brain injury I had brain surgery January 9 I had my right temporal lobe removed so the scar tissue that cause my seizures it's gone so that's great for...
    smitlord smitlord 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I found out in July, after being 2 years Tumour free, that I have another brain tumour. Tomorrow I have to make a big decision. I'm going to a leading cancer hospital to talk about...
    NikitaB936 NikitaB936 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed not too long ago, and let me tell you, the process of having all of them extracted at once was probably the easier part of the whole...
    pebbles7 pebbles7 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I JUST had this dream. Well, it was more of a nightmare. It's compelled me to get up, grab my laptop, and report it back to you guys.It starts off with me on the very laptop I'm...
    Nihil4EVA Nihil4EVA 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My son had two malrotations before they found he had Hirschsprungs Disease. The first was at birth and the second was probably around 4-5 months old. We thought we were going to...
    tilaterese tilaterese 26-30, F Jul 25

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    I am a Vocalist, pianist, and guitar player I would like to be in a pop rock band. I am open minded and willing to adjust a little bit to most genres. I live in lexington KY but it...
    Davidkdouglas1 Davidkdouglas1 16-17, M Jul 24

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    Well I'm back on the plastic surgery thing. I'm truly obsessed. I feel like I have to look better in order to live a happy life. So I will be making an appointment with a...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F Jul 23

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    In 2011 i gave birth to my 4th child. I was nearly 44 years old. The weekend before giving birth I noticed a visual disturbance. This disturbance made it scary for me to drive...
    jamisue jamisue 46-50, F Jul 23

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    I'm writing this to document and share three of my personal experiences with having overdosed on the antihistamine medication,"Kroger Allergy Tablets", in which the main ingredient...
    SukiPuppy SukiPuppy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Spankin' good fun! As a kid and a teen my favorite companion was my cousin, Carl. He was a year older than me and acted as sort of older brother when we were kids. We used to go...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I've always loved music, as a young boy my Dad loved Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis, Tony Bennett, people like that, my Mom loved the Beatles, Beach Boys, The Four Seasons, then...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    They're stupid, but so am I. That's why we're friends. I have a bunch of stories about stuff me and my friends have done and I'll try to write about all the good ones. My buddy...
    Pulpnonfiction Pulpnonfiction 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I'm considering surgery. it's my left arm. Anyone who got surgery wants to share experience? cost wise etc side effects blah blah.
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Jul 21

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    It all started 2 years ago when every time I was working ( at a nursing home ) I was fainting. Everytime this happened I went to the hospital and I got told nothing was wrong with...
    klousie klousie 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Today I had my first surgery . I had something on my hand at the wrist so they removed it under local anesthesia . It wasn´t pleasant, and now it hurts. :(
    Tm1111 Tm1111 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    the best bands ive seen live are green day, stonetemplepilots, best coast and janes addiction I know different bands of different genres but they were awesome
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Finally getting the surgery this week for my hands! If anyone wants to know how it goes after the surgery and results just message me and I'll tell you everything!
    valm23001 valm23001 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    10 days post op - Bartholin Gland excision & labiaplasty I went to work today. It was horrible. I should have listened when they said take two weeks off. Sore. So. So. Sore. My...
    Yoohoolibbylou Yoohoolibbylou 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Sooooooo excited for band camp, however this is going to be my last year marching....
    nevermore278 nevermore278 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm almost seventeen and I have carpal tunnel (we think) in both hands. I will be seeing a specialist on Tuesday. I've had wrist problems for about a year now and my doctor thinks...
    driftingsanity driftingsanity 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I just found out I need to have spinal fusion surgery in my lower spine for a ruptured disk. I'm a bit nervous after reading all the stories. How long were people off work after...
    par2day par2day 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Ok so I guess I've always had a dysfunctional family. Always lots of shouting, screaming, throwing played etc. I used to cry in my bedroom everyday and night because my parents had...
    Idgaf15 Idgaf15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm just gonna share an experience with a teacher, this was years ago. I just want others to know if you are a teacher or student and felt humiliated or embarrassed or ashamed don...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I am about to be seventeen in August and I still haven't had my surgery. Most patient's with this problem get there final operation done by the time they are ten or eleven years...
    TruthIsTheBest TruthIsTheBest 16-17 1 Response Jul 14

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