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I Am Young and Disabled

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    Jra

    I am 28 years old and have had Juvenille Rheumatoid Arthritis all of my life. I tried working for 11 years but it slowly became more painful everyday. Finally, last year I was able to start getting disability and SSI. I have few visable disabilities but every medication I've...
    brittany483 brittany483 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Ten Years Of Rheumotoid Arthritis

    I want to be young, I want to feel young.  I am 50 I have had RA for ten years.  Currently I have an infection in my foot after surgery.  Because I take those wonder drugs EMBREL and methotrexate.  I have to inject the methotrexate because my stomach couldn't...
    savoiemike savoiemike 46-50 Aug 21, 2010

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    I am autistic and have aspergus syndrome,

    I have never met anyone like me in real life forget someone who is also a teen. I just want to talk 2 some1 who can relate, or share experiences, or learn from, some1 14 preferably who has my disability. I asked my school if they can find some1 like that for me and instead, they...
    10Umario 10Umario 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Why Men Dont Like Women In Wheelchairs!

    I AM WHEELCHAIR BOUND AND ITS HAR WHEN YOUR DEALING WITH THE WORLD OF PEOPLE AND EVILNESS AGAINST YOU! PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE BETTER THAN ME BECAUSE I AM IN A WHEELCHAIR AND THY FEEL I AM LESS OF A PERSON...WILL I EVER MEET A GOOD MAN FOR ME? WHY ARE PEOPLE SO CRUEL TOWARD...
    she2silky4u she2silky4u 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Not So Young, But Still -

    I"m 33, which may sound old to some.  I started using a cane over ten years ago, then was diagnosed with an inoperable double knee condition.  I've been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, arthritis, ibs, scoliosis as well, and am awaiting tests for MS.  I look about ten...
    witchywomin witchywomin 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    I Was Injured At Work

    I was injured at work due to my own stupidity, others stupidity, and other various causes.  You know how they say that "once you injure it, it's never the same" at 19, I injured my back for the first time. I'm now 23 and can hardly lift at all I have sciatica...
    cnmshay cnmshay 21-25, F 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    Where To Go From Here

    Around 4 years ago while I was volunteering for the Peace Corps in the country of Belize I experienced an extremely severe heat stroke.  To be honest I am lucky to be alive- my body temperature reached 107 degrees and I awoke from a coma 3 weeks later.  I have a tremendous...
    shoupdr shoupdr 31-35 1 Response Oct 20, 2011

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    I Think I Am

    i am young 19 . and  feel disabled.  i have tourettes and epilspy . it is scarey soem days . i twitch and have hit my head to the point i start seizuing .  it affects my legs and my ability to use my arms alot of time . i still work full time . in a very demaning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    I propose that my fellow Americans become Disabled Nationalist. What is a Disabled Nationalist ? Well ; 1) It does NOT teach, believe or advocate discrimination, hate or a...
    CrippledAvenger CrippledAvenger 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 25

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    I have 2 daughters with a lot medical problems. They are considered disabled and I do not deny it. However disabled doesn't seem like the right word for them. Or maybe it just...
    Li1miz Li1miz 26-30, F Oct 7

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    My girlfriend, who is my primary caretaker, took our brand new son to another state to visit her grandparents. My parents are unable to care for me these days because shortly after...
    DisabledBoy DisabledBoy 18-21, M Sep 28

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    I keep thinking about a certain conversation I had with mother a few days ago. She was talking about the possibilities of when my twin sister marries and I asked why doesn't she...
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    I'm 45...do I FEEL 45? No. It's still crazy to me that I'm this age. I get along with people of all ages basically...but more so with people that are younger than me...sometimes...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I'm not sure about a girlfriend but a friends with benefits would be ideal. I've had younger girls for a while now but lately it's been a bit dry in that department. Lately I be...
    simplelife1234 simplelife1234 31-35, M Sep 23

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    Thought I'd let you all know this, I have a younger sister who is 3 years younger (well technically 2 years and 360 some days, but.....) and she can be an angel or a pest. The one...
    Maizie217 Maizie217 13-15, F Sep 25

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    How do you think Younger Women Older Men Dating & Older Women Younger Women Dating ? If you not mind , Could i recommend a good dating to you . agemeet#com is the best site for...
    youngerolderdating youngerolderdating 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I'm a 30 year old man and i have always like girls that are much younger than me. There are enough girls that i like that are just too young and i never do anything with them. But...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I am in my mid 30's and am often told I look younger. I don't really know how to take it. I am a t-shirt and jeans guy with workboots on. I have for the last fee months due to...
    11knaves11 11knaves11 31-35, M Oct 2

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    I am in my mid 30's and am often told I look younger. I don't really know how to take it. I am a t-shirt and jeans guy with workboots on. I have for the last fee months due to...
    11knaves11 11knaves11 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    The great times are when you are five years old. No pressure on your shoulders, and you are mystified towards the world. So many things to learn! So much fun to have! Siblings are...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 1 Response Oct 8

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    Hello girls, I'm just posting this because I felt like commenting that you should appreciate the charms and lovely aspect you have now that often time get lost in time. I cannot...
    SamSomething SamSomething 31-35, M a week ago

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    Today, I helped a homeless young man with his precious dog, outside near a Safeway Store store.I gave him some money. Went to Safeway, brought him sandwiches, vita drinks. Got dog...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 23

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    I love them but in an envious way! I would have loved to have been born a girl & I was so jealous that girls got to wear such sexy uniforms at school and could dress in such a...
    Jimhes Jimhes 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 30