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I Have a Disabilty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    Spina Bifida

    I was born with Spina Bifida.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    I Manage

    Well, there's bipolar II, and the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...toss in the learning disabilities.  That alone is disabling.  Then you add in the physical crap left over from the same stuff that left me with PTSD... I'm a right mess!Not saying I mind, really.  I know...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    I have ADD and Dyslexia.

    My teachers started to treat me differently when they found out.
    Firtreegirl15 Firtreegirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Hello

    Hi there! There`s only seventeen people here, so I`m not too sure if I`ll get much feedback!  Well I`m 47 and in Gulf Breeze, Fl.  Two years ago I had a stroke. My right side is bad.  I`m bored! 
    janedarla janedarla 46-50 3 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    I was born with spina bifida

    and am in a wheelchair
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Numbers On Ep

    Hmm, only a few people in this group so far, yet the proportion on EP must be higher, if it follows the general population.  I guess not enough people know about the group yet. 
    Bluegrass Bluegrass 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    I Have A Disability

    i have lived with ocd most of my life , as a kid i never knew what ocd was, so i thought all my thoughts were allmine, ppl really don,t realize how serious ocd really can be , yes it is excess of washing of hands checking doors to make sure they were locked and double check check...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Its Hard

    i sit and wonder why god mad me the way iam there has to be a reason i wish i knew that reason i will find out in time
    dorothy66 dorothy66 19-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    New Here

    guess i am one of the newest here problems or what makes me different ins MPD. spianal cord damage do to a plane crash which no one knew a small peace of metal was lodge deep in my spinal cord for over 35 years spinal corde miss formed with a spot that failed to form at level...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 29, 2010

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    I Hate Pity

    Ok so what, I have not just one but a couple of disabilites.Who cares it doesn't make me any less of a person than any one else. I deal with it every day as do many others. I am a very smart person and I do not let my disabilities get in the way of wanting to do something. I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 9, 2011

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    Hahaha I am such a mushy friend but anyways this is a poem I came across that made me think of someone who I haven't known very long but this person is really special to me and I...
    sarahspanked43 sarahspanked43 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Hey i have no life I never graduated, never had a prom, never had some cute love story happen in my life, even though i have my true love... we never had a nice cute story though...
    beckybecks224 beckybecks224 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with myoclonus 2 years ago. We had a restaurant and were working 18 hours a day, not sleeping properly and weirdly, not eating! It was really scary I got carted...
    Jellyt0t Jellyt0t 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    Let's see how far I get... 1. I'm ugly 2. I'm fat 3. I spend most of my time wallowing in self-pity 4. I'm cripplingly awkward 5. I'm so insecure and self-conscious I can hardly...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Close your eyes for a second. Now tell me, what did you feel? Did you feel alone surrounded by darkness with no one there to hear your cry? Did you feel safe as if hidden by a veil...
    welchbw welchbw 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have had CFS for about 12 years and am sick of people either not believing that I have it or giving me "helpful" advice (such as: oh, just push yourself a little more each day...
    TealGirl TealGirl 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I received the call this morning at 9:31am... I couldn't believe it. I immediately started crying hysterically... I'm scared. I feel disgusting and worthless; like anything I touch...
    laura3579 laura3579 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    His name is Robert. I forget his last name. But that's not important. When I went to class, I only noticed him in passing at first. He was just someone who sat next to me and I...
    madelinefish madelinefish 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”~Oscar Wilde As human beings we all seek to love and be loved. Love cannot be explained, measured or seen. It...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    my name is Minnie my diagnose date is 12/2010. I'm 3rd stage emphysema (4th stage-end stage). I did well at first, but the disease is progressive. The next thing I know is I am...
    einnim einnim 61-65, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have had family members overcome Cancer and beat it, but I have also lost family members from it too. A few years ago, I lost my grandmother. She had stage 3 bone cancer, and...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have very severe anxiety. I'm on Xanax to treat it but it rarely works as it should. It either makes me too tired to do anything or nothing at all. Often, my attacks are so...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have a Pet. It is a male Cat. And he makes me laugh with his funny acts also made me cry with his Compassion. This is first time In life I am close to a PET. A animal. I have...
    Ironeyoflife Ironeyoflife 31-35, T 17 mins ago

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    my boyfriend is going to do his time finally on Dec 29th they come and get him. the judge let him out for Christmas on a personal/GPS so now he has to report back he's looking at 6...
    roslyn1990 roslyn1990 22-25, F 15 mins ago

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    i have Punjabi accent :p i don't think so any one have it ;)
    ahsan66666 ahsan66666 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Where I'm from we have a different accent than the rest of Sweden, but all my friends say I have a mixed accent, most Norwegians can't understand what I'm saying but they...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Today I was went on jog. I live in a remote part of the country. As I was beginning to leave, I asked the maker of heaven if I had the courage to stand in front of danger and back...
    Itsmondayagain Itsmondayagain 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have to lose the weight. I have to eat more spinach. No other options.
    ThoughtProvokingQuestions ThoughtProvokingQuestions 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm seething as I type this though I HIGHLY doubt it will be deleted once I finish. You have no right diving into my personal writings as its solely your fault finding yourself...
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have a addiction for plastic pants. I cant stop collecting them or wearing them. I just love the way they make me feel. The way they feel against my skin the way they cling to...
    kinkyboy6969 kinkyboy6969 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Can someone explain to me what experiencing a flashback is like ? I feel like I used to have them but can't tell.
    LaurenAR LaurenAR 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have Osd, I'm bipolar, and chemically imbalanced I hate that I was cursed with these illness's I pray constantly to get through the day and God helps me when I ask...
    LoveMessiah LoveMessiah 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Lately I've seen so many posts on EP by people who say that they are proud to be White, Black, Asian, Latino etc. Then I've read some that say they find it difficult to like other...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 13 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    He will be 13 years old in a week. Tomorrow, we are leaving for what might be our last hiking trip together. It is so hard to watch him get old. I remember when we reached a...
    SBW2014 SBW2014 51-55, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm pretty awkward 99% of the time, I don't know how I have friends lol 😂
    Sergjok Sergjok 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    Today i read something online doing some personal research about people feeling unloved and it mentioned how those who grew up in homes where their parent(s) didn't show them any...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I Have MPD (Multiple Personality Disorder) its bc i was abused as a child and to protect myself my brain split into pieces..... meaning theres basically another peron or persons...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Not spoken to my mother since May and the only contact I had was her banging on my front door for 2 days demanding I tell her why we're not talking. I tell her to refer to a letter...
    littlehedgehog littlehedgehog 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I found my sister after I was in high school I never knew about her growing we are both very open sexually with each other now we get together at least 3 times a week we have a...
    cuteinmypantiestoo cuteinmypantiestoo 26-30, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have spent the past couple of years in an emotionally abusive relationship. My ex boyfriend had problems with alcohol and would use it as an excuse to accuse me of cheating on...
    amie1986 amie1986 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have a photographic memory and find it amazingly awesome but also isolating at times. Its caused me to get in arguments (when I know one thing happened and someone argues against...
    AGMemory AGMemory 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Worst Christmas ever. I sent my Christmas with my wife who at times felt like she was elsewhere mentally and emotionally. All I really wanted for Christmas was her being happy...
    wil137 wil137 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    in 4 days I have gained 7 pounds in weight....hoping to get it back off and lose 14 pounds as I originally was thinking about doing
    ShadowWolf01 ShadowWolf01 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I hope we can see each other soon, I miss your hand in mine, your luscious lips, the sweet tone of your voice, the goosebumps you give me when you run your hand along my arm and...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    Just like my young uncle did. How happy to have a full lifetime of denture wear!
    ledertal ledertal 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    i was sooo scared ever since i saw emit till in his coffin and his face was all chopped up and gross i have been scared to go to funerals but three weeks ago i went to my cousins...
    ilovemyhaters ilovemyhaters 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    i want to hav