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I Have Bad Posture

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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...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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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...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Jan 20, 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...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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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...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jul 7, 2007

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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...
    Evidencebased Evidencebased 26-30, M Oct 12, 2012

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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...
    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...
    RandomFortune RandomFortune 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 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...
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Aug 17, 2010

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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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    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...
    WhisperLeah WhisperLeah 26-30, F Dec 13, 2007

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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...
    ldeets ldeets 18-21 Apr 3, 2013

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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...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2008

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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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    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...
    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...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 18, 2012

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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...
    napongo napongo 46-50 2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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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...
    Postureshirtworks Postureshirtworks 31-35 Nov 5, 2012

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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...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 5 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...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F Feb 2, 2012

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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...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Sep 17, 2007

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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...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 28, 2011

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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...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Oct 22, 2008

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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...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26, 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...
    paultheuglydog paultheuglydog 36-40, M Jul 21, 2013

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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...
    BlackParasol BlackParasol 22-25, F Apr 7, 2010

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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...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Dec 26, 2011

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