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I Have a Back Injury

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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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    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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    So I had scolisis surgery, rod placement and then removal due to osteomyelitis. The rods were taken out and I still have a slight curve of 19ยบ, a rib hump, leg discrepancy, etc...
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    A actually wrote this last January 31st but I wasn't able to post it immediately because I'm a little bit busy. Just a random post, I don't know what are the things that will be...
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    Heavy - As of late I have noticed my belly has been putting strain on my back due to it's weight. I've been having to rest more and plop my belly down on the counter if I'm washing...
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    It is often observed that people who are involved in personal injury cases do not seek any help or guidance from a personal injury lawyer. The main reason for this is the fear that...
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    It is often observed that people who are involved in personal injury cases do not seek any help or guidance from a personal injury lawyer. The main reason for this is the fear that...
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    No matter how well you ready yourself, and no matter how hard you try to condition your mind before undergoing a life-changing operation... No one is ever prepared of the effects...
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    I have this on going battle of self injury, every time I feel upset I immediately think of the blade. I have scars on my wrist and I want to stop yet I don't want to at the same...
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    Why the hell does this urge keep coming back? Why can't it just leave! All I want to do is run that blade across my skin, feel it, see myself bleed. It sounds so sick and twisted...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F Mar 22

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    This is exactly what happens to me and gets mis-labelled as 'anxiety' or whatever. http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf All About...
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    Yeah it sounds weird but, I have never needed to see a doctor. And I've been shot, stabbed, sliced, highly drugged, even survived a nuclear blast. Now your probably thinkin well...
    kuzuri kuzuri 70+, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I really felt alone with my anxiety, until I started to post on here. Somehow, I think writing my thoughts out, actually helped me. Sure I still have anxiety, but it's not as worst...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 2 Responses 41 mins ago

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    Well I relapsed. Shocker. I haven't seen my therapist in 2 weeks going on 3 so that may contribute to it. I cut deeper than I've ever cut before. The bleeding took awhile to stop...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    At a very young age I suffered a serious head injury which left me paralyzed on one side(my left),doctors told my parents that I would never walk again. My family refused to accept...
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    Psychology says: Narcissists build an inner shrine to themselves where they self-aggrandize to an extraordinary degree so that they can feel intrinsically superior to all others...
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    I am coming to it..... I still have my moments when i feel the urge to cut or to scratch my skin off (i used to do it. It was easier to explain.) But i know how to control myself...
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    I have so many scars on my body I've lost count. I've battled self injury since I was thirteen, now 22 and I can still remember why each scar is there. I wish I could erase them...
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