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I Have a Back Injury

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    Dead Bodies Hurt!

    I've been heavily involved in the emergency services for over 15 years now. My back injury occurred very early on- we were called to do a body recovery for a male who decided after being told that afternoon he was terminal, to lay down in front of a moving train. Trains are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 18, 2012

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    I'm tired of this fu3kin back injury.

    I've had it since August and I can't work out or run. I use to be buff as fu3k!!! But I lost a lot of muscle and put on weight due to my severe depression. The doctor doesn't know what's wrong he says he doesn't see how physical therapy didn't help. And the pain isn't even that...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M Feb 21, 2015

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    More pictures from physical therapy!

    Still on my journey to full recovery!
    emma785 emma785 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    emma785 emma785 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Interstate

    I was an Interstae truckie on the east coast of Australia. well south east anyways.and injured my lower back 090609 and have been through so much **** its unbelivable. Well not to people with this me too stamp. but anyways had the op and ripped out two discs put in some titanium...
    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    I got a back injury on a dirt bike at my

    friends house. I am in so much pain, and it happened yesterday. It was my first time getting back on a dirt bike in a long time.😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞
    Caroline9852 Caroline9852 16-17, T Aug 31, 2014

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    Just wanted to type this up really quick

    and say how I'm in the fight still recovering from my accident back in February in 2015! Here is a picture of back when I was in the hospital
    emma785 emma785 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I've injured my back twice

    now within the last year and a half, among other things, but I'll focus on my back specifically for this. The first time it happened I was working for a retail warehouse that sells home improvement supplies, worked on the freight team. Regular day of unloading freight from the...
    KashikH KashikH 22-25 Jul 1, 2014

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    On separate occasions,

    I've fractured both my L-5 and C-6 vertebrae (i.e., my back and my neck). But, despite this (and the fact that I am by far the oldest person in my office), I seem to be the only person on a staff of 120 people who can lift more than 20 pounds. If it wasn't so annoying, the "I...
    4lornhope 4lornhope 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 27, 2015

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    4 Wheeler Accident

    When I was 8, my stepfather and the rest of the family were riding on a 4 wheeler.  We were going up this really steep hill and it flipped.  It landed on my head and squished me down into the ground.  When I became aware again, the 4 wheeler was being lifted...
    LoralieBird LoralieBird 22-25, F Oct 17, 2010

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    Sometimes I just feel like giving up. Waking up everday carrying this pain of social anxiety is ruining my life. I have days where im positive and optimistic, then I have days like...
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    I dreamt about a field full of witches laying in many even rows on the ground. They were all wearing long black dresses and big hats, and they were rolling back and forth...hmm.
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    It was a Saturday, around nine o'clock. I remember I had been feeling particularly apathetic that day, since a second, strong bout of depression had hit me the beginning of that...
    Kaoruk100 Kaoruk100 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I didn't develop S.A.D. until moving to Maine three years ago. I barely made it through the winters of 2014 and 2015. I spent hours on the phone with crisis lines. (Don't even get...
    themoodymuse themoodymuse 56-60, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I never thought that it would happen. Especially not like this. I never thought of my family to become a divorced family. It was during my senior year of high school. Just last...
    YoSavvyGirl YoSavvyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Here is the mother a mykinze wolf 3/4 and husky mix her son half American pit but has stunted grow due to an injury. These two are some of my best friends and are great with kids...
    SolayTranswife SolayTranswife 26-30, T 1 day ago

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    Recently woke up from a somewhat intense dream. In it I went to Japan on vacation by myself. I was in a hotel that had a bunch of 1 story rooms spread out over a wide campus, so my...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been sick, really sick. It started before Christmas with cellulitis in the sinus cavity. Then my upper molar abscessed into the already infected sinus. It was one thing...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 29 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am so worried and saddened to hear that my cousin Michael suffered a Grand Mal seizure today. 12 + years ago he was involved in a terrible motorcycle accident that caused brain...
    rebekahanastasia rebekahanastasia 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I was three years old my parents were killed in a car accident. And I was sent to live with my aunt and uncle. My aunt and uncle loved me very much although my aunt was very...
    meneme2013 meneme2013 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've completely stopped telling people how I feel (either physically or emotionally) because it seems like no matter what I'm going through, whoever I'm talking to seems to have a...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I have a mild concussion. And my life has been tip over backwards. I can't do the things I used to be able to do without sunglasses and some type of ear plugs because the noise and...
    Deathgodsimple Deathgodsimple 16-17, F a week ago

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    I need some advice or if anyone has gone through this. Recently my boyfriend has just got back from being deployed and is currently home right now. I met him at the airport last...
    eguerrette eguerrette 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was vacationing in Colorado with some friends. We had just finished a week of snow skiing and decided to stop at Red Rocks on the way back to Denver airport. As we were walking...
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    From Nov 22, '15 I Took Care Of An Elephant It was the summer between my 7th and 8th grade years. My friend Roy and I were riding our bikes around the small town that we called...
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    I made a mistake and I feel so overwhelmed by it. My sister forgot her back pack and I had to drive back to get it. At my old school we could drive over the side walks and it was...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Jan 26

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    In a car accident in 2011. Our family was afraid to contact a legal firm for help for awhile. The stigma of wokring with "ambulance chasers" or running crying to court was present...
    AccidentDrone AccidentDrone 36-40, T Jan 26

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    I don't really feel like talking about it right now but this song completely sums up how I feel. I mean I want you to understand I'm not just saying that because it sounds deep...
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    so, im coming clean with something ive only shared with a select few in my life.. back when i was 16 i lost my first love, he was too old for me and was thrown in prison for being...
    HaveIgoneMad HaveIgoneMad 18-21 Jan 23

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    But I don't regret this one :) I had a crush on this girl who everyone liked because she was really pretty, but loads of girls were really pretty, the difference was she was a...
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    Ok, seeing how so many people are virtually defenseless against any attacker, really, I figured it'd be great to hand out some tips on self-defense. If somebody grabs you from...
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    There's a reason why they differentiate between the girls' and boys' dressing room. Back in High School, I had a part in a play and it was opening night. I went home after school...
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    I almost forgot about this experience. It wasn't that long ago. But I wanted to share so other people can be inspired to maybe try it. Let me set the scene. Not far from my...
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