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I Am Going to Have Lap Band Surgery

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    I'm 13 and have known that I have Poland syndrome all my life I'm lucky though I'm only missing my right pictorial muscle, my breast is inverted and my fingers on my right hand are...
    Incorrect13 Incorrect13 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    Stuart Damon (as Alan Quartermain on General Hospital: "A scar is proof that you've survived." The deepest cut I ever made to my arm has left a nasty white mark to remind me...
    Simpfan Simpfan 56-60, F 1 Response May 2

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    Mom is going to a private train concert So I painted this and asked her to have the band sign it. #connorfranta Drops of Jupiter by train.
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    In January 2014, I was diagnosed with scoliosis. I had a 37 degree curve. By April, I had a whopping 60 degree curve. So I had to have spinal fusion surgery. It was done in October...
    CallieR00 CallieR00 13-15, F 2 Responses May 5

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    ever since I was a baby I've had 16 heart surgeries because of a defective heart valve it took doctors several tries to fix it when they finally put in a mechanical valve and now...
    jjw1992 jjw1992 22-25, M 2 Responses May 5

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    So I have this band director for the last five years and I've always been super attracted to him...he is married with two kids and is 18 years older than me, so I've always kind of...
    Nothingicandoaboutit Nothingicandoaboutit 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We had to take an examination in 7th grade, and the ladies loudly announce my degrees of the curvatures to the whole group of girls. I was embarrassed and afraid. Everyone kept...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    Around 8 years ago. Played me up for a while and I carried on till I could no more. Found then that the large stone couldn't be taken out keyhole as the gall bladder was swollen to...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Arm Repair-When I was about 11 I woke up in hospital with a high fever, my entire left arm from hand to shoulder wrapped with bandages,and no damn clue how I got there or what was...
    VerdadEzLaVida VerdadEzLaVida 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    My new friend"s husband called last night and it was more severe than what they thought . She ended up having a quadruple bypass . She is one of the best hospitals in my area- the...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 12 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am a drummer and damn good at it! I am not much of a keyboardist or vocalist but am one hell of a poet! Working solo now for eight years has been adventurous. There are so many...
    HallowOneBand HallowOneBand 36-40, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Ok so here's why I ended up getting my headgear wired in. I know this typically doesnt happen and most people only have to wear their headger at night. I kept having problems with...
    emilyseabridge emilyseabridge 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    you know what I just want to f*** me complain you don't just talk to text another f****** work out its the f****** software wasn't available then they should have made it. why can...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    I used to think that this bologna. I used think ths was just a fictional romantic peice od art. Until it happened to me. Once. Is there another? "The Twin Flame" the perfect...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have not posted since 2013... This post is kind of an update and also a weight question for fellow Achalasia/Gastroparesis/GI Dysmotility sufferers. It is a bit of a long read so...
    AlxandriaNicole AlxandriaNicole 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    God why are people with autism spectrum disorders so retarded and sensitive? They need to buck up! Okay so two weeks ago my other autistic friend spend the night with me because I...
    JoyJoy7 JoyJoy7 22-25, F 8 Responses May 11

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    I had a terrible experience the day before i had emergency surgery...i woke up one morning not being able to get out of bed because of the pain so i called an ambulance was taken...
    jszymecki1234 jszymecki1234 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I'll never know exactly what I did, but I'm constantly living with the pain of a bad back. It was Halloween. 2006. I woke up so excited that it was my favorite holiday. That is...
    SheepishlyMe SheepishlyMe 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I'm 16 years old and I have severe eczema that constantly goes and comes. I know there's no cure for it but I need something that will at least make it calm down and not keep...
    idontknow86 idontknow86 16-17, F May 5

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    I'm going to band camp tomorrow...no wifi!!!!
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    A million groups I could post in again, but I suppose this experience has certain touch of irony to it :) Back in the last millennium (Ooh, I bet I'll never get tired of saying...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M May 8

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    When he was forced to part ways with Metallica Dave Mustaine said he was going to form a heavy metal band to compete with Metallica. Instead he formed a band that was better.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 5 Responses May 11

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    I had surgery today. Ive been having on going stomach/side pain for 7 months. We thought it was my pcos and so did the doctors so they did nothing. i was having issues with my...
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F Apr 29

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    This is a continuation of my other stories about becoming a girl. Back in 1984, when my brother started high school as a girl, with the support of our family and his therapist, I...
    titelips titelips 31-35, F 8 Responses May 9

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    In the event that you have been thinking how to settle on a wedding function group, then this is the right beginning stage your inquiry! In the event that you are the main chief of...
    coolreception coolreception 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have had open heart surgery and had multiple complications and will be having more surgery this summer . I got a call from the doctors office asking me if I would talk to this...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Seems there has been about half a dozen people who have given me the silent treatment over the last five years. I use to beg and grovel to find out a reason as to why I was being...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Kienbock's last month. I will be seeing my hand/wrist specialist on the 9th of June to find out what stage I am in. My kd pain started when I was about 5 or 6...
    Pumpkin1421 Pumpkin1421 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    He became my best friend. Before him, I was damaged- mentally and physically. I was bullied severely in grade school. My self esteem and confidence was at an all time low. Yet...
    Hannah102 Hannah102 16-17 5 hrs ago

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    I remember when my sister and I (twins) were 10, we wanted casts SO bad, (we were young and stupid...) so we decided to break our wrists. FUN! we looked up ways to break our wrists...
    ohYaa69 ohYaa69 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    At age 11 diagnosed with scoliosis back in 1980, got my brace at age 13, never wore it): please young girls wear your brace! My spine continued to curve, surgery was recommended...
    jewellidelay jewellidelay 46-50, F May 5

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    I can finally fill a b cup been wanting this for so long but hiding my true self from everyone.my wife started to notice growth and made me go to doctor. I was so scared I was...
    Wop0420 Wop0420 41-45, T May 14

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    This is going to be a very long list Pierce the Veil Sleeping With Sirens twenty one pilots All Time Low You Me at Six The nbhd The 1975 Arctic Monkeys Om&m P! ATD MCR FOB (sorry...
    daejavue daejavue 13-15, F May 16

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    While I respect a woman's right to her own body, I don't believe in plastic surgery unless it is for medical reason for example after an accident or to fix some kind of deformity...
    mayayayaya mayayayaya 31-35, F May 2

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    I was with my classmates in some fancy hotel. I guess we were staying there for a couple of nights as we viewed museums or something. Either way, I was ecstatic to be there. As I...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    My mom really gets on my nerves sometimes. She always calls my name and I hate having to get up after just getting comfortable. I don't mind getting up of course when someone needs...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M May 18

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    Get Scared is an amazing band, and their lyrics are so relatable. They were the first band that I ever became a serious fangirl of, and they are still at the top of my super long...
    JustAnotherFoolishGirl JustAnotherFoolishGirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ugh!! Too old to go back to school and start over, but I am going to! I don't know what to go for though! I just need to make enough money to support myself and my children. I...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    And will be having more soon YAY. 1st ever surgery I had was on Remembrance day 2011 lol. 11.11.11. Had a Vascetomy. Not long after that I had a two level fusion in my lower spine...
    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I have 18, going on 19. I'm feeling ambitious, so I'm gonna attempt to touch on what they all are, without getting into the meaning so much, because that would be too long. If...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 2 Responses May 4

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    I'm in my school's wind symphony as a sophomore; huge accomplishment. I want to quit though. I'm taking AP English 3 next year and pre-ap algebra 2. I want to focus on school next...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 1 Response May 12

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