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I Have Bad Posture

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    Desk Chairs Help Back Pain

    I highly recommend Herman Miller Aeron Chairs for the work place when thinking about back pain. They are extremely comfortable and supportive, which is crucial to daily productivity and employee satisfaction. Sitting in an unsupportive chair for over 40 hours a week can cause...
    ldeets ldeets 18-21 Apr 3, 2013

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    Saddly Sometimes Yes

    I try really hard to work on it but it's hard to always think about it. I have back problems but I've been too depressed for the last few weeks to make it to my 3 times a week chiropractic appointments. But when I go it does help... and I always have great posture in his office...
    WhisperLeah WhisperLeah 26-30, F Dec 13, 2007

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    Posture Tied To My Emotions

    I have had bad posture since I was a kid. Ever since my knee surgery when I was 20 my posture has gotten very bad, and I get serious depression because of it. Every time I go to try and fix it, nothing works and leaves me in a worse state of mind. I have scoliosis, a problem with...
    gvd13 gvd13 22-25 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Terrible Posture

    I've had bad posture since I can remember.  I always remember my grandma telling me to sit up straight, especially at the dinner table.  I have bad posture at school, work, even when I'm sleeping.  I love to sleep on my stomach, but it always feels like my lower...
    RandomFortune RandomFortune 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    I Dont Think That Slouching Is Bad. I Slouch All The Time And My Back Doesnt Hurt.

    I slouch because it is more comfortable than sitting up straight. Here is a picture of me slouching. https://twitter.com/paultheuglydog/status/357950056239865856/photo/1 Does slouching make me look ugly?
    paultheuglydog paultheuglydog 36-40, M Jul 21, 2013

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    Bad Posture

    I have bad posture...I can sit the wrong way, pick up bags the wrong way, etc ... I'm trying getting a better posture and then I go back to the old routine until I notice and do it right again.  I guess it takes a few times before we get it right.  ;) 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Horrible

     my back and shoulders are very broad . I want to correct my posture ..  and its one of my goals to learn how to walk with confidence ..  and i will succeed ... maybe a book on my head at all times ??
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jul 7, 2007

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    Terrible.

    I have shocking posture. I don't know where it came from, I just started hunching somewhere along the way and it's kinda stuck with me. My dad gets on my case about it. Sometime he'll walk past and actually pull my shoulders back - I HATE it when he does that. I know I...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2008

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    Posture Support Help

    I used to struggle with poor posture, but a combination of yoga and simple posture corrective exercises has helped me a lot. Yoga especially helped stretch and restructure my form, not only improving my poster, but also improving other areas of my life: depression, immune health...
    napongo napongo 46-50 2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    Erg

    I have awful, awful posture.  I sometimes catch myself and try to sit up, but it hurts.  I carry around DDD breasts, so I hold alot of weight.  I have a small frame, so to carry that weight can be quite painful. I swear, I'll be a hunchback if I'm not careful...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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    Bad Posture?

    Maybe it is. For me it is comfort. I am a laid back kind-a guy, Good ol country boy. I don't care to sit up straight and proper because that isn't me. I'm the guy slouched back on the couch or in a chair. I may slide back in a booth at a resturant and cross my feet on my seat...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    "unlady-like" Posture

      I am 17 and I know I have awful posture. It's not like I hate myself or anything, that's just how I am! I comfortably sit hunched over my desk, and I comfortably stand with a perfect "c" shaped back. My mom always tells me its not lady like for me to do it, but sitting up...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F Feb 2, 2012

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    Severe Neck/shoulder/back Pain....posture Shirts From Eba Helped.

    What is EBA® Evidence based Apparel? www.eblife.com The simple crystalline concept of what EBA does better than anyone in the world is posture. Posture is us. Posture brings alignment, balance, and increased stamina. EBA has established patented, groundbreaking technologies for...
    Evidencebased Evidencebased 26-30, M Oct 12, 2012

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    Walking With My Head Down..

    my mum always tells me to take my head up.... I just like to see the floor I'm walking on ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    Slouching Constantly

    My posture is horrible as well, mainly because as a child I got into the strange habit of sitting too close to the TV screen and occasionally sleeping sitting up as a toddler. :( As a result, I often hunch over things and feel like I need to be closer to things like screens...
    BlackParasol BlackParasol 22-25, F Apr 7, 2010

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    Damn.

    I have horrible posture. It might simply be due to the "teenage slump syndrome". But it's causing problems. I've got chronic muscle contractions, which make me unbearably sore and give me horrendous headaches. My doctor informed me that my posture most likely has a...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Jan 20, 2008

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    'Tis Horrible.

    My posture is bad. Very bad. It matters not if I'm eating, watching a movie, sitting and talking (on the phone, in person, etc), on the computer, reading, sitting in school... my posture is always horrible. I suffer the consequences of it. I already have hereditary back and neck...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Oct 22, 2008

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    Asymmetric Man

    My gait’s long one, I’m a crooked man salved with voltarol.  My pelvis is deader than elvis (but oddly, not as dead as elvis’s pelvis), my shoulders hold boulders; I’m a lock-kneed monster with a centre of gravity just off kilter. My physical priorities are all wrong and...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Dec 26, 2011

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    Suade Back.

    I was born with a swede back. That means that my lower back, around my waist, is curved in. It looks like I am sticking my rump out but I can't do anything about that. I have terrible back pain most of the time, so to get rid of this pain, I slouch. I am consciously trying to...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Sep 17, 2007

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    Hunchback Extraordinaire.

    . *slouches in* Yup, I've got bad posture alright. SIT UP  STRAIGHT EVERYONE *slouches out*
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 8 Responses Jun 23, 2007

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    I Must Confess, I Do

    you know, i'd never really noticed this until a few days ago. my neck and shoulder were hurting and someone suggested that sitting up straighter might help it. at first i was like, huh? i do sit up straight. but once i took a good look at myself, i was like damn, when did i get...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2008

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    Mild Scoliosis

    So I just found out today that I have mild scoliosis and I'm not to happy about it cause od the way my backs looks and this damn bad back pain it's hard to get a job when you can't even do something so simple without it hurting ..all I have to say, mild or not they better give me...
    kathhrynn kathhrynn 18-21, F Apr 5, 2013

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    From Carrying Extra Weight N Joint Pain

    I want to improve my posture and I hate feeling so sluggish and heavy like I am carrying bags and bags of spuds and oranges around me..It is so painful and I want to exercise and have better posture and have therapy sessions on improving it... with massages and machine suction...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 18, 2012

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    Evidence based Apparel: Correct Posture, Fix Posture, Feel Better!

    Hey everyone, I was struggling with maintaining a good posture and also had some shoulder injuries from the past that have been haunting me with pain and discomfort for many years. I heard about this company called Evidence based Apparel that makes posture correction technology...
    Postureshirtworks Postureshirtworks 31-35 Nov 5, 2012

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    I Have Taken Up The Challenge - Please Support Me And Wish Me Luck!

    I have decided that i will improve my posture, by consciously sitting straight each and everytime i remember. It is a simple exercise.... but a challenging one... The body is difficult (not impossible) to train... Mine has been very good to me...it has quit smoking, biting...
    shreem75 shreem75 36-40, M Feb 17, 2013

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    Ohdear.

    i was looking at the icon thing to try to determine which of the four examples best represents my posture, or lack there of... but i do believe i manage to combine all four into some weird disturbing way of sitting in from of the computer.......... yikes.
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Bad Back

    my back is always sore from all the sitting at the computer and typing then going home and sitting in a hard wicker chair for hours.  I need to stop these bad habits!  AAAAHHHHHHH!
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Aug 17, 2010

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    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Stormtroopers don't have bad in. In ANH, they had to let Han, Luke and Leia escape so that they would lead Vader to the rebel base. So the stormtroopers had to shoot to miss. When...
    Hoplite39 Hoplite39 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    (Pic) Ya i have bad days, but they could be worse. I feel sorry for Mr. Stickman. He really has been out through a lot all these years.
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Idl how to feel right now...I think I would be more happy to fall asleep and just not get back up. I'm trying to be strong and positive but I just can't do it no more. Last night...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 19

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    The thoughts they creep in without me even knowing sometimes, they hit me so hard it takes my breath away. Some thoughts i have visions with and the visions can feel like i am...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I didn't really realize I had anxiety until March of this year. I was hospitalized twice this year, January and March, for depression and i began realizing that I had anxiety. My...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    So sad..I found in this world people like to use people ..they only care their own profit..This is truth..Bad people end up get punishment?...Maybe maybe only in fairy tale... I...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Oooh yeah...really bad days where nothing makes sense...and I wonder about life and all this ducked up reality.I feel pain and cold...missunderstood and all I wish is for love and...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 4

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    I have such bad mood swings I hate it even when I txt I'm suddenly happen then mad then sad...it sucks
    boredandlonly boredandlonly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Whenever I feel like I'm stuck in a rut or I'm having a bad day I feel like I need some kind of change. So tonight I'm dying and cutting my hair, it always makes me feel better for...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    My hand writing is atrocious, mostly because I'm homeschooled and my school is online, I like to think I have my own font instead of having bad handwriting ;)
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Jul 10

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    A lot of bad days actually 😏
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Once again, in popular fashion, if one of our work trucks is going to break down, it will be when I am driving it. Weather it is a clutch going out, pulleys locking up, water pumps...
    System113 System113 18-21, M Jul 11

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    This is weird, because in normal everyday life I don't stop to think about it - I just get on with things. But when I do stop to think about it, I get a little scared at how bad it...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    so I've had gum disease for pretty much my whole childhood all the way to now; and last year it got real bad, part of my gums had swollen and I didn't know what to do! my grandma...
    gypsykk gypsykk 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have had bad luck for awhile.Right now my husband has been out of work for a week,and i have money to pay rent for august but thats it. .I'm working odd jobs right now.He was...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    My teeth are really just messed up like one of my front tooth is chipped and I got gaps between my teeth just the top row of my teeth just have gaps and my teeth are kinda cricked
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    The experience speaks for itself. And don't say you know what anxiety because you got nervous presenting in front of people. I have it daily.
    Kaleymorgan Kaleymorgan 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I suppose it's not severe but my anxiety attacks really take a toll on me. My anxiety attacks seem to go away as school ends but when I am in school, they occur almost every night...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Anxiety disorder has ruined so many things in my life, and sucked the joy out of things and people I used to love. I had a psychologist I used to see, but I haven't gone in...
    jonicole jonicole 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Two speeding tickets in three days 47/25 and 66/55 it sucks
    tweeky469 tweeky469 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I was in the auditorium with all of the school and there was a mini soccer game going on inside for spirit week. A kid in my class started yelling at me cause he was pissed about...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I can't stand being here with them anymore. Yeah this is my only home that I've ever had but they make it a house. Not a home. I just want my mama to come save me so I can finally...
    Gayminniemouse Gayminniemouse 13-15, F Jul 7

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