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I Have A Spinal Cord Injury Resulting In Severe Pain

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    I'm A Broken Boxer! I Can't Believe This Happened To Me!

    I am a 55 year old man who has had a very interesting life.I am in recovery from drug/alcohol dependency since age 23, and have also gone through struggles with various personal issues. Although I had a great deal to over come i did so much hard work that I did it! I became a...
    brokenboxer brokenboxer 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    I'm tired of this fu3kin back injury. I've had it since August and I can't work out or run. I use to be buff as fu3k!!! But I lost a lot of muscle and put on weight due to my...
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    So I've had 3 MRI's in the last 2 weeks. I went in to find scoliosis... I come out with scoliosis and a cyst on my spinal cord. It's near my neck. There's a 95% chance of needing...
    Kru24 Kru24 18-21 1 Response Feb 20

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    the "ideal self" is a function of the frontal, especially prefrontal cortex and hippocampus. the "actual" self, how we actually act despite our best wishes, is the hippicampus and...
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    I'm 19 and I have Menieres Disease in both of my ears. My disease has affected my hearing more than anything. I'm half deaf, I cannot hear anything out of my right ear, and my left...
    Gabyy17 Gabyy17 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I have a very high tolerance for pain. I don’t process pain like a normal person does. Because of this, I have found myself in some emergency situations. The first problem...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 26 Responses Feb 6

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    An Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Back Pain (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4088) Want to know more about the anti-inflammatory diet for back pain? Do you know that what you eat...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M Feb 6

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    [PLEASE READ]!>> I WANT PEOPLE LEARN WHAT I HAVE LEARNED> Its kinda a long post, but worth the read, I promise. To begin with, I actually dont suffer from it anymore, but I...
    athion64 athion64 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 2

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    Hi, I can't describe what it is like to find others who understand the pain we all deal with everyday. I am 43, I was given the diagnosis about 15 years ago. Currently, I spend at...
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    I've been in love a couple times before actually. But this last time was different. And it's still different. The break up was rough. Probably the worst one I've ever had. But the...
    daybyday1x1 daybyday1x1 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It's a strange sort of pain; It swirls and pulls - it empties and yearns It pities and throbs - amplifies the tears that fall. It's in my solar plexus.... I've heard that's...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Zython Zython 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I've a few dogs. One wants a weekly tub resulting from allergy symptoms, In combination with his each-other-month grooming (it may be additional often, but thatR17;s what I am able...
    William8009koq6 William8009koq6 31-35, M Feb 18

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    I am definitely suffering. Severe depression is like being in hell on earth. It's like crawling through the abyss in reverse. The pain, the anxiety and the feeling of...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F Feb 5

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    iammarymary95 iammarymary95 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    So Valentine's day I had to get a spinal tap and those things hurt so badly. so I am wondering if I could handle that, can I handle a tattoo???
    kaylakanoelani kaylakanoelani 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Last year I was a healthy 15 year old, loved life, doing what most 15 year old do. Then summer came. I woke up with the most excruciating back pain, I went straight to the emerge...
    thegirlnextdoorx thegirlnextdoorx 16-17, F Feb 17

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    Yes, me too. I've been struggling with it for nearly 10 years now. I pull only at the hair on my head. I don't pull it out from the roots though. What I do is snap it off from any...
    idontlikesharingmyfriends idontlikesharingmyfriends 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    why is cutting so bad? so what that i'm slightly hurting my skin? that's not bad? it doesn't affect anyone it doesn't really affect me they disappear within a week or so. the way i...
    whydoineeddone whydoineeddone 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Outcast I cry my tears. Tears of pain. I reach out for help. But all is in vain. Yet I still hold hope. It burns as softly as flame. Praying that it will end the pain...
    Faelanthewulf Faelanthewulf 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I haven't cut in three years, which I know others are proud of me for. I guess I'm proud, too... but I really do miss it. Like others on here, I really hated the pain I was causing...
    onebadstrudel onebadstrudel 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Throughout this past year I have been suffering with abdominal/pelvic/and vaginal pain. All tests conducted so far normal/negative and don't know what to do with myself...
    EIPHNH EIPHNH 31-35, F Feb 9

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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
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    I had a sister with a brain injury, but she sied after 5 years. But I have mental illnesses myself, so I guess it is easier for me to understand.
    WeepingWillow27 WeepingWillow27 31-35, F Feb 8

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    "…for the first time, let the pain penetrate so deep that it will always be in you. For it is when the pain has truly been taken inside, accepted, encouraged, that we realize the...
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