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I Have a Bad Back

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    My Spine Got On My Nerves.

    Ok so the title is pretty funny when it comes to this story. If you followed the cars hitting me experiences, then this is what happened after. I didn't think cars could do more damage, I went to get a full examination. MRI's, ct, x rays, physical, so on. It took about a...
    Sonicbeats123 Sonicbeats123 18-21, M Sep 3, 2013

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    I Wish I Never Fell

    20Yrs ago I fell down a flight of stairs and it was the start of a whole lot of back problems for me. It was the way I fell. It was an old wartime house and the wall was at the base of the stairs so I threw myself backwards in order to catch myself. I twisted and landed on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2012

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    Major Problems

    On july 1, 1978 is when it happened i bent over to pick up a gas can to put gas in a mower the can did not come up i went down as the pain was very serious and i had to live with it all this time as i could not get any kind of help. it has been over 30 years now and i still do...
    wetlookh2o wetlookh2o 51-55 2 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    No Rest For This Back

      When I was starting middle school, we had to go to classes behind the middle school since they were making a new school after the old one had been condemned. Fortunately we weren't long into having to stay there for after Christmas break we would be...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 3, 2009

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    I pulled my back in 2007

    and have had problems since then.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I have terrible back pain every day

    because of a complication from my pregnancy that is still unresolved. But because I have a six month old baby at home I keep putting myself into positions to keep hurting my back. There's just no other way and no way around it. I wear a brace a lot, but it doesn't help much. I...
    doodlebug2013 doodlebug2013 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    In November 2012 I hurt my back playing

    football. I should know I'm getting too old for it, but hey. Didn't help matters by shovelling snow every day for what seemed to be weeks, either. Anyway, I got myself fit again and played football for the first time in the first week of April 2013. Unfortunately, I went into...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M Feb 25

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    I was 14, it was in school.

    . i always picked my bed near the windows.. Then its raining one night.. I open the windows slightly so I could sleep in the cool breeze.. i didn't realised the floor was wet, when i woke up in the morning, i fell.. couldn't play my favourite sport for two months.. Its so...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 9

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    Stabbers Love Cold Weather!

    I hate when the weather changes and gets colder....that's when I tend to get more stabbers aka muscle spasms!
    purplehotwheels purplehotwheels 31-35 Mar 2, 2013

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    Just Happened

    Haven't had a bad back for a few years. Last night I was kneeling down and something went pop. Its my back. I have always felt sorry for anyone with chronic back problems. I will be okay in about 4 days as my problem is muscular not spinal related. To all of you with persistent...
    josycd josycd 51-55, T 4 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    My Back Goes Out More Than I Do!

    Let me start out by saying that I have CP and not sure if the chronic pain is CP related or not. In December 1997 Chronic pain changed my life. At our family Christmas gathering I remember not being able to sit comfortably in my wheelchair unless my dad held the front two wheels...
    purplehotwheels purplehotwheels 31-35 Dec 2, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't necessarily have bad teeth . I have a front Gap that I love . Maybe one day I'll get adult-braces or invisalign, but for right now I'm good. Straight teeth might take away...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Lately I been having really bad dreams that don't stop so I'm really to scared to fall back asleep because they seem to scary . My first dream was me dreaming in the exact...
    riaa777 riaa777 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Bad teeth gave me confidence... when i was younger i had the best teeth ever them being milk teeth they fell out..m adult teeth i believe are the worst ever instead of being...
    twinkieblue twinkieblue 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Lately, i've been feeling really on edge, like i just want to ******* blow up & cry & then just laugh. I've been feeling suicidal, but i haven't been wanting to go back to the...
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Omg we are going back to school in about 2 weeks and I'm freaking out, I have a lump in my throat again how will I manage another year like this? Help me :((
    acissej10 acissej10 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My hand-writing is so bad, when I was at school they made me write everything in capital letters. Has it helped? No way! Uppercase, lowercase, my hand-writing is shocking no...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    So I've been talking to this guy, he's a senior im a sophomore. I had a dream where my mom read our texts and found out we were sexting and it was so bad cause at first she asked...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F Aug 6

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    Many. But that shows good days. If i live through the bad.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 12

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    Im 14. When I was 11 I had braces put on, simple expect for one of the tooth's next to my two fronts is deformed and small amd jagged, as if its coming through but never does. i...
    avabelle24 avabelle24 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I randomly get all depressed and I feel like no one want me around :( I don't know what to do. I don't have many friends as it is and my family is a damn mess. If only there was an...
    tm0801 tm0801 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I can write well... but that is when I proofread everything. I have re read my essays in college over and over again... most times I always miss somthing. I usally get good grades...
    stawnalahcim stawnalahcim 22-25, M 4 days ago

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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...
    kristi9852 kristi9852 13-15, T 1 day ago

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    Without my glasses I am helpless, which sucks cause I hate glasses. I have had glasses for 10/17 years of my life. Now, at only 17 years old I have a prescription of -8.00 in both...
    sarasstories sarasstories 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Whenever I smile I don't show my teeth. I don't have any cavities or rotten teeth. However my top front teeth are yellowed due to years of smoking. I no longer smoke. This has...
    BtotheR BtotheR 36-40, M Aug 16

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    I've had chronic back pain for years.Had all tests doctors tell me nothing they can do.I like to know ways of managing my pain.
    mikeud mikeud 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I hate suffering from this mess and to make it worse is that it was by someone else's hands. Someone who was supposed to protect me and love me. I hate my husband for what he did...
    Mjkittycass1985 Mjkittycass1985 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I feel like an old person sonetimes but I wont let me rusty joints stop the lifestyle. I will have to party with my spine all cracked. Taking vodka shots with my feet
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Well, I wouldn't say that my handwriting is sloppy. I think of my handwriting as my own font!!!
    AwkwardlyClumsy AwkwardlyClumsy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    They say rapid cycling bipolar. My pals say i care too much. Me says too hypersensitive. And too humane. And too ethical. And too much good stuff. Lol. Lmao...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 12

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    Today. I don't want to be a mom. For one day I don't want to be responsible. Day in day out I'm mom and dad. Today I want to be irresponsible. Today I want to get drunk. Today I...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F Aug 12

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    Got a credit card at age 18 and it was a downward spiral from there. Now, I'm working on rebuilding it.
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Cyclothymia maybe :/ there are triggers though. I'm not good with change.
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F Aug 18

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    Bam. I woke up, I found out I got straight As in science GCSEs I took early. Science is my worst subject so yeah I felt ecstatic. I then look at myself in the mirror and, being...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My teeth are awful. When I was younger I never brushed my teeth as I hate Mint and now , even though I do brush my teeth , I am seeing the consequences of my malnourishment . I'm...
    hannahleonard23 hannahleonard23 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I somehow managed to smash my grandmothers $200 per lamp, lamps in under 10 seconds. Oh great. :((
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I hate hate hate my handwriting!
    jenadvice jenadvice 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    We've been on school holidays since I found out that she spread rumours about me. There is no way I'll be able to sit near her. I'll break down and I cannot do that.
    lucywats lucywats 16-17 Aug 18

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    I am such a bad person. I have done so many bad things in my life and I am still doing some of them till now and I'm afraid that it is only a matter of time before I go back to my...
    meme30 meme30 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    For as far as I can remember, I have the ability to influence the television. When I was young, the influence appeared to be positive. I wasn't aware that I had this influence...
    DidIAskForThis DidIAskForThis 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I live my life in a small community in a state that I have no ties to, other than the people that I've met along the way. I was married for 4 years back in my early 20's, but...
    Gimli1982 Gimli1982 31-35, M Aug 8

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    About 4 years ago I went to my GP with an annoying pain in my left side. I was sent for an xray which showed small ovarian cysts. I told the GP I didnt think this was the cause of...
    mrsminxster mrsminxster 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    It's not a religion more so an inspiration that has gotten me further in life than anything else. I don't talk about it out loud but I'd like to post about it. I tried being...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Aug 14

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    I have had bloating and gas, alternating with constipation and hemorrhoids, and was told I had irritable bowel syndrome, for several years now. in 2006, I went through some very...
    gastricwoman gastricwoman 51-55 2 days ago

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    This is the way I have come to view my mother at this point. Until recently, I thought it was just bad events in her life that caused my mother to be angry and gloomy everyday...
    SamiSquare SamiSquare 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    After we were collectively I had been a jerk and didnR17;t produce a significant deal about this and it harm her. So now what Idk is should I text her the evening right before and...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    ever since I was a little girl running around in my cinderella pjs, I always have flashbacks of when I would have bad panic attacks over some little things kids shouldn't worry...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    I got my conclusive HIV test result the day before yesterday back and it turns out to be negative!!! This is the 4th test I took from 2 different clinics 6 months after exposure...
    guardianofthenight guardianofthenight 18-21, M Aug 7