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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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    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 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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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 18-21 Jul 1

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    In the 8th grade, the school's nurses did all the grades (6,7,8)health checks for any back problems. I was next in line and I already knew I got back pain issues. Then exams all...
    manotham manotham 13-15, F Jul 1

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    So tired of this. I'm only 32 but I've had back issues since I was 12 after repeatedly lifting 70 lbs boxes. It severely messed up my back and and has followed me throughout my...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I feel I am 5000 years old. Every bone is creaking and cracking, heating pad not helping. And my muscles feel like the claymation artists forgot to let the pieces go back to their...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Jun 30

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    I was in the ER at the VA with my husband. He had a problem with his foot. He needs to stay off of it for at least 4 days. He is worried about his job. He thinks he will lose it if...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 7

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    Personal injury attorneys help people that have sustained injuries from others. In a lot of cases, the lawyers must work on battling vehicle owners or insurance companies. When you...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 17

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    I lost consciousness as his fist descended upon my face, into my left eye socket. This happened repeatedly. Sometimes it feels like it happened endlessly. I died believing I was...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    A little of two years ago I was hit by a car while riding my bicycle and suffered a MTBI. I also ruptured my ear drum. I thought the vertigo, dizziness, bouncy vision I was...
    Martin1212 Martin1212 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I haven't been on here for a while, but I feel the need to really write out my feelings. Two weeks ago I came back home to the Bahamas for a year. I was pretty excited on coming...
    rainee12 rainee12 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    At job interviews I have to wear long sleeves, I don't like wearing eye catching bracelet or short shorts. When I was teen I made a lot of mistakes and one of them was self injury...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I am a extremely secret person so I think I enjoy this site most of all because I have a place I can let things off my chest yet still be anonymous to some degree. Anyways; with...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I Fight Suicide Everyday: Everyday before the electric rooster crows and before I wipe my eyes and scratch my balls I am taunted by the horrors that rage. I see the bodies and...
    SignalSarge SignalSarge 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    It was a normal day at work, a car pulled up to be valeted, so I handed the man a ticket and proceeded to the rear of the car...... I looked to make sure a car wasn't coming then I...
    JoshLeeHamilton JoshLeeHamilton 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    If I could go back in time, I would go back to the first day of 7th grade and would tell myself not to throw away my future to skip school. I would tell myself that the only one...
    MaryLiz94 MaryLiz94 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I know people change and these things happen... But I remember how it was back then Wrapped up in your arms and our friends were laughing...:( 'Cause nothing like this ever...
    ElenaMegan ElenaMegan 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It would be great if I could go to the last 5 months. At that time I was just an innocent girl who enjoyed high school life. But everything has changed since then. The guys who...
    Lythyda Lythyda 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have IC and PFP. Had a total historetomey in the 90's at a early age. This was due to endometriosis. In the late 90's I became . Incontinant and never ever having any bladder...
    MaryBarbie MaryBarbie 46-50, F 56 mins ago

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    I believe these individuals are your basic pond scum living off other people's misery with their parasitic behavior. They are on commercials every day telling people they are...
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    When I was about 16 years old I ran away from home, I could not take the physical abuse anymore. Unfortunately a cop found me and returned me to my abusive home, once we were away...
    nephthysbaby nephthysbaby 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    My story can be quite a long one, but to sum it up semi-quickly I had started cutting myself on my 16th birthday. I truly can't remember what had caused me to start, I just know...
    LostInALife LostInALife 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate how money can change a person. It's crazy but some how it happens. My ex boyfriend was one of a kind. Our freshman year, he was quirky, a band geek, down to earth...
    uhtobehonest uhtobehonest 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    So an update is in order, since I have been so lax in my attendance on EP. I am home AGAIN from yet another week away with the kids. Relaxation and rest certainly does wonders...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have wanted to ask my stylist for a women's hair style now for years, but I never seem to work up the nerve. I feel that I need to develop a relationship with her first before...
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    My death. It will most probably be by my own hand. The days go by in endless cycles. There is nothing to give it any semblance of a meaning. This is particularly hard for me to...
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    I don't have any real friends at school. They're all fake and have stabbed me in the back one time or another. That's why for my junior year, I plan on avoiding them all. So I took...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am in love with a Mormon. Our relationship has been full of ups and downs, from the very start. We can't be together because of his religion and his family, but I am so in love...
    wpsiatwin wpsiatwin 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have nightmares about everything that happened this past year. I dreamt that my aunt was going to do surgery on my breasts. It was a nightmare because my aunt is horrible and a...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If your prone to injures and have some cuts and scrapes here a safe way to clean them!Before cleaning the wound Wash your hands well with soap and water, if available. Put on...
    yourtutorialgoddess yourtutorialgoddess 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I'm a runner and 36 year old with erythema nodosum which presents as a result of trama and seems to be reduced by running. I've had the condition for over a decade. I've yet to...
    MikeRunner MikeRunner 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Jul 18

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    I love having an injury on my middle finger; It allows me to flick a person off six inches away from their face with no repercussions.
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    the kind of injury that never heal, got it for years and never healed.
    voslung voslung 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    About a month and a half ago a bench fell on my foot at work as a custodian. 5 and a half foot drop, 75 pound bench. Tomorrow I finally get my MRI, and I am so excited that I cant...
    kbarber kbarber 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have had POTS since the last two months of my eighth grade year. It took until December for my illness to finally be diagnosed as POTS. But even though I had a diagnoses I still...
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    About 5 months ago, me and my boyfriend broke up. I am over him for the most part but lately, I think about our old times. Not necessarily the relationship part but the friendship...
    uhtobehonest uhtobehonest 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    A series of incidents have let me to leave from EP. In a matter of hours I felt depressed didn t know exactly what was i thinking about , like fell in an illusion. I left and...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My neighbor has a newly "acquired" habit ( considering he doesn't have facebook nor messenger) repeats EVERYTHING i type to my friends and family online or when i turn airplane...
    whitezombie1986 whitezombie1986 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My dogs name is Prince and he is a black labrador. He's 10 years old, so he's going down hill (health wise). He still thinks he's a puppy though bless him. He has a benign tumour...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    For no apparent reason, cute love story makes me cry:/ I know you all might think I'm a weirdo but I can't help it:/ I still can't figure out why I cry tho...cause I'm too happy or...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Follow meh on Instagram? My name is Shelierrr. Ill follow back.
    LifeRebel LifeRebel 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I was in love. We only knew each other for almost two weeks and I fell in love. I fell hard too! He was the most amazing, sweet, caring, and jealousy guy I knew. He would make me...
    AngelWingSilver19 AngelWingSilver19 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I've wondered it for quite a while, I do suffer from Generalised Anxiety Disorder so there's a bit of me that think it's more than that than CFS. I tend to ache all over on a...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I always tend to get shot in the back numerous times in my dreams, but the bullets never penetrate my body, instead they hit my spine and ribs, which stop them so abruptly that...
    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago