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I Have a Bad Back

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M Jul 9

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    So much built up tension was released the other day, i had so much going round in my head and it had to all come out. I have sat for 15 years and observed, and listened and taken...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Sep 12

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    It used to be much worse. Just a year ago, there were gaps in my memory ranging anywhere from a matter of minutes to a matter of years. False memories would endlessly generate and...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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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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    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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    Not even bad luck, it's more like no luck.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm having a bad day. Week. Month. Year. LIFE.
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 12

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    I think my bad days are about to start again . I don't know how to get over it
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I thought today was a good day ! Until I saw that 1 persons face ! Ugh have you ever just gotten in a bad mood, just by looking at someone ?
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 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 Aug 31

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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 16-17, F Sep 1

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    I have a dream that I shot myself in the head. I've had that dream so many times recently ): I'm losing hope... I know I'm messed up in the head, and I already think about that...
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M Sep 7

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    Its very bery easy for me to have them.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    I fell from the stairs at school about one story high and knocked myself out 😓 and by the time I woke up (just now) I find my big brother going through my phone (Bruno I'm so...
    johannesc4 johannesc4 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Well second day back in school. Lunch is crazy. I finally settled down in a seat that I enjoy. I just want to enjoy my senior year. Worry free. But still keeping my guard up...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F Sep 8

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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 Aug 31

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    I'm ******* done with life what's the point in living if you have no friends or anyone there for you so bye forever
    nathan16500 nathan16500 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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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 am just in a miserable mood today and no reason for it. Snap out of it.....
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M Sep 3

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    I ifnally get some time to just chill and sit here and everything is going soooooo slow D;
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I forget my own birthday and age from time to time.
    Vumsy Vumsy 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I forgot what were we talking about?
    Penguin47 Penguin47 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My memory is awful il think of something then forget it & I'd be doing something then go to the wrong place & just say what am I doing like this one tine I put the chicken patties...
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I hate it because I always forget really amazing memories and simple things like my old teachers, my old friends, adventures I went on...and I want to be able to hold on to those.
    Cece4 Cece4 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I start tomorrow I'm going to be sharing my stories about what happens in a day of my senior year of high school. I'm nervous & scared I'm not going to get into any drama & nobody...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    The change of weather really gives me intense flare ups & muscle spasms. I am hoping tomorrow is better day
    zelda14 zelda14 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I went to the ER to get a blood transfusion a few weeks ago because my hemoglobin was extremely low, at a 5. I actually went to the doctor that morning because I felt like my...
    Singlegirl30 Singlegirl30 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    My best friend just 'broke up' with me. I'm not sure why, but she removed me from skype and I feel as if I've lost her, and with her, the only reason I really smile in my life. The...
    CoolMike13 CoolMike13 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Amy Manifests in Farrah By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Sep 7

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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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    I am a bad luck charm so who ever hangs around me or come near me you have bad luck for the whole day and who ever makes fun of me you will have bad luck for life until I choose to...
    DemonofSin DemonofSin 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I can go against peer pressure! All my life I've been my own person and quite independent! I remember back at school people seem to put people in groups depending on what type of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I honestly don't really know if it's official or not, and I don't want to go to a doctor. I think I'm fine managing by myself. I started to have bad anxiety/depression since last...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have an ex-boyfriend who still scares me. He seems nice for a while, but then he gets really ugly. He really scares me. Sometimes he does things for me, because I have a bad...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Sep 7

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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 Aug 30

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