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I Have Broken Lots of Bones

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    More Times Than I Care To Remember

    I was born with brittle bone disease which means my bones break incredibly easily. That combined with the fact that I am accident prone means I have broken over 100 bones at least 3 times. I can remember that when I was 5 I was reaching was a sweet and I broke my arm. The next...
    MikeyG133 MikeyG133 18-21, M May 14, 2013

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    Handle With Care - My Fractured Arms And Broken Knee Cap

    Back in November 2011, I fell down a step and shattered my patella (knee cap). I needed surgery to pin it back together. The fracture healed quickly, it took the usual 6 weeks to fuse back together, but five months later I am still on crutches and trying to get my knee to bend...
    celticep celticep 41-45, F Mar 28, 2012

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    Where to Begin

    Well... I am more than just a bit accident prone! It's like someone is out to get me... fortunately someone better is protecting me! My little finger on my right hand has been broken twice. My right foot has been broken in five places at one time. I broke one rib on the...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Sep 2, 2009

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    Every Birthday.

    It would seem that every birthday I break something. Last school year was my first year of college. I was involved in an intramural soccer team, and I got really excited about playing! I wasn't too terribly good at the sport, but I enjoyed it and was meeting some new people. That...
    sociallyawkward3 sociallyawkward3 18-21, F Nov 15, 2012

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    The Scariest Moment Of My Young Life

    Moments ago I was perfectly able. Moments ago, I was ready to conquer the world. Just moments ago, I was enjoying a hot summer day on the lake, celebrating my Dad's birthday with my family. Moments ago I was flung from the back of a jet ski at close to 70 mph. In the next few...
    sociallyawkward3 sociallyawkward3 18-21, F Jul 6, 2013

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    Quad Amputee Fallen Down 4 Flights Of Stairs 4 Days Ago

    I am quad amputee as u can guess by the title and the other day I was at school just about to go into the lift. Unfortunatly the stairs are righ beside the lift. My wheelchair toppled and I with it. I broke my pelvis in 16 places. 12 of my ribs and what was left of my arm has...
    Casteria Casteria 18-21, M Jun 18, 2013

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    Lets Think...

    I have broken both wrists a few times, all of my fingers a few times, my right elbow, left collarbone, multiple ribs, my left knee, both ankles multiple times and my nose a lot. My knee still aches a lot and my ankles pop when I rotate them. My fingers are crooked and my left...
    WhoMadeWho WhoMadeWho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    Alot

    I have had alot of broken bones. I'm 18 and I've had i think  broken bones. My first broken bone was my Elbow when i was only 18 MONTHS OLD lol!!!!! then i broke my arm at the wrist, both bones straight through at three, then 4 bones in my foot and ankle at the same time...
    L1B3R83R L1B3R83R 18-21, M Mar 10, 2010

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    Titanium

    I have a lovely ski-pole type titanium rod that runs through my shin bone and is bolted in at the knee and ankle.   Its true what all those old people said about feeling weather changes in thier battered joints.   This leg is like a freaking weathervane...
    9horses 9horses 31-35, F May 26, 2008

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    Lots Is a Relative Term, Lol

    nose, left arm twice, right arm once, both hands, several fingers and one thumb, both legs, collarbone, skull, and sternum.  Never broke any two at the same time - LOTS of time in casts, lol.
    shortynlucy shortynlucy 46-50 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    I'm Dangerous

    Well all my life I do dangerous things and am always getting hurt. The first time I broke a bone I was five and was sitting on a tee branch and fell over by accident and broke my right wrist. The second time I broke a bone was when I was seven and was rough housing with one of my...
    aliejameson aliejameson 16-17, F Jan 9, 2013

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    Too Many to Count

    It might be easier to say what I haven't broken than what I have but here goes.   My hip, both legs, both arms multiple times, my nose, my feet, my ribs myfingers and my jaw.  I think that covers it but I have been ins so many accidents that I may have forgotten some...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses May 17, 2008

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    This hurts so bad it was broken and dislocated ugh i could really use a prayer I have a lot of physical therapy ahead and I hurt it at gymnastics ....no more gymnastics for 6...
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    I wish I could run away and never look back. My entire childhood was spent dealing with my father who has severe PTSD that has caused him to abuse my entire family for the past 13...
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    I love this world. We focus too much on negativity and we focus too much on wilting objects and people's opinions. You are beautiful, look at you! You have a soul. There is life...
    faeryfire faeryfire 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    True or false? I have seen lots of people say f love , I don't care anymore , put too much trust in a Pearson and gets screwed over.
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    I am not the actual person who has bullous pephigoid. My mother was diagnosed this past Monday with this nightmarish disease. She was 69 years old this past August and she is a...
    Jules2109 Jules2109 46-50, F Sep 10

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    I haven't been so blessed as to see my guardian angel but I know I must have one. I can think of two instances where he saved my life. The first time was on a youth summer camp...
    thecatholicbookworm thecatholicbookworm 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F Sep 13

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F Sep 13

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 13

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I was already sick and tired of the severe pain, weakness, fatigue, blurred vision, brain fog, hurt so bad can't get out of bed, the shooting pain like your bones are crushing...
    selfstruggle selfstruggle 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I read about a lot of people under this category who love having short hair, it's by choice, they do it for good cause, or they just simply appreciate staying away from the social...
    minnielong minnielong 16-17, F a week ago

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    It wasn't that long ago that I tried to kill myself but I remember that feeling...it's like a scar on your heart you can't see it but you know it's there...it's kind of haunting I...
    Anastasia19 Anastasia19 18-21, F 1 Response 42 mins ago

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    But nevertheless I only commented on this post simply because each week ago an write-up appeared about the DailyMail with regards to this video clip, praising and gloryging her...
    Wendolynce106 Wendolynce106 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yep in about 9 hours. I have 40 minutes left where I can eat. I broke my radius. I made it 40 years without any broken bones. The worst part is that I won't be able to ride for 6...
    Dartanian Dartanian 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My disease takes up my whole life. Spending weeks at any time in hospital. For surgery or treatment to strengthen my bones. I was born to late. Had I been born a few years later...
    legendgirl legendgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    This isn't one of the appearance based posts in here. Probably because I don't really care much for my appearance. Anyway the love part would be the flexibility and strength that...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Mental😞🔫 Two years straight I barely finished a plate Whenever I did eat I purged not too long after All the weight I was losing My bones were protruding My food still...
    Suicidekisses Suicidekisses 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    0Check in X Beta I'm Viewing This! Keep track of every little thing you check out; notify your folks. In the event your account is linked with Facebook and you've got turned on...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    You hope your holiday will go beautifully. So do we. But if one thing goes Mistaken, you need to have journey insurance coverage that normally takes care of you.Perth, Perth and...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Another morning in tears. Just bought a pretty bird solar light fixture, dropped and broke it because I have trouble holding things with RA hands. Third thing I broke this week...
    Pearl190 Pearl190 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    God keeps sending fragile and broken people into my life. I had a man with a good job, he gave me money to buy things.. but I was extremely unhappy. I ended it after 2 years...
    ShirleyPaul ShirleyPaul 51-55, F Sep 4

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    Something's are too broken to be fixed, no matter how hard you try. You can put as much time into it as you want, even if it looks fixed there's still the scar where it broke and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    My childhood was hell. No family and no friends. Just bullies who had nothing beater to do than steal my clothes or knock me off my bike. When I was 12 got beaten up really badly I...
    Skye1997 Skye1997 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I Have a Broken Heart I met him four years ago, we never grew up together so I didn’t see him for what he was: my cousin. Yes I know, gross. I know. I know. I always knew. But I...
    danee012 danee012 18-21, F Sep 3

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    My mom, she's never here. She doesn't notice how my smile's so cracked And through the cracks you can hear my sobs. She doesn't hold me when I'm falling apart inside. When I was...
    IvyEstelle IvyEstelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    This day,a piece of my broken soul has finally fallen,the wound that never healed has eventually dropped it's last drop of blood,and all the pain ceased in more pain.I have at last...
    theWolfUndertheMoon theWolfUndertheMoon 22-25 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Lots and lots of friends you can make up for the school friends I don't have
    ZebraUnicorn ZebraUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Morning has broken like the first morning Blackbird has spoken like the first bird Praise for the singing, praise for the morning Praise for them springing fresh from the Word...
    DocMartian DocMartian 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    someone asked me to describe home and I also said your name but I stayed quiet instead, people expect you to say a damn place but I felt more home in your two arms than I ever in...
    neckd33p neckd33p 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    To me, having your heart broken isn't like having your whole world shattering. That's too fast, too sudden, too quick. When your heart is breaking, it's more like a slow burn in...
    ThatAcappellaGirl ThatAcappellaGirl 18-21, F Aug 31

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    HEART & TOOTH ..... broken heart is the 3ed phase after happy heart and tortured heart , it's the sift from happiness to extend torment that results in broken heart . to explain...
    xthedreamerx xthedreamerx 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I was bicycling home from work 5 1/2 weeks ago when I was struck by a car. I broke my leg (fractured lateral tibia plateau - intra-articular comminuted fx with depression...
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    "yeah, yo You were that, foundation Never gonna be another one, no. I followed, so taken So conditioned I could never let go Then sorrow, then sickness Then the shock when you flip...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 17

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