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I Have Broken Lots of Bones

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 6, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Last weekend I was involved in a traffic accident and was in hospital for five days. I have a broken tibia and have had a plate and screws inserted. I also have terrible whiplash...
    StandingDown StandingDown 46-50, F Apr 4

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    Such an uncomfortable night last night, the room was so hot and I couldn't get out of bed to open the window. The plaster cast on my leg is shedding over the bed so I need a damn...
    StandingDown StandingDown 46-50, F Apr 5

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    I've always been an athlete and was warming up while skating when suddenly my feet shot out from under me. I went down... Hard... I heard my back snap, and although I could...
    Derbychick Derbychick 46-50 Mar 28

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    Like I said I was in a motorcycle accident and a car made me loose control My motorcycle fell on my leg and I blacked out I don't remember what happened after that
    Imbatgirl Imbatgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    My name is Hailey, and I am from a small town in Missouri called Moberly. I am a devout distance runner and was a personal running trainer for my incredible dad, Eric...and I...
    HaileyBee92 HaileyBee92 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I should have broken so many bones but didn't. 6 months ago I messed up my left foot to were it should have broken it but nope. And then I fell down the stairs like 2-3 weeks ago...
    Chase1997 Chase1997 16-17, M Apr 5

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    5 months ago, I met a wonderful, attentive man through online dating. I'd just started a new job and was looking to meet new people, so when M* entered onto the scene, I was happy...
    moggymawr moggymawr 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Ya I have been told I have made lots. I have made stupid mistakes. I can't even name them all. Added all up I should be a 90 year old lady. Joke of the night
    tay1244 tay1244 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I have Spinal Stenosis. Was diagnosed two years ago. On bad days, it feels like a short circuit in my brain. Like the wires are live. It is all on the left side of my head. I have...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Okay.. well, Im a 16 year old girl, been in and out of the hospital for depression, selfharm, anxiety. That was all two years ago. I've lived with a dad that has pretended that i...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am a 20 year old girl, struggling, with so may aspects of my life. The one person I used to confine in left me, that was the first person I have ever loved, my now, ex...
    cupcakerose cupcakerose 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Confused Little Girl- I did not even know I had a biological father until a judge ordered me to his custody in Europe. Before that I lived with my widowed stepfather. My mother had...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 1

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have this account for the longest time ever but I never got the courage to share one of my many stories to be heard or in this case read. But lately I've been feeling a bit down...
    SamyLo SamyLo 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm in love with someone I know I can't have, and I've never felt so confused and alone. My story begins three years ago- I was an underclassman in high school when I fell very ill...
    lalarose lalarose 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The fire in the bones, for those who don't know, is like a biblical colloquialism of having a big itch for something. For me it is to write, and it can be anything. The tabula rasa...
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Best show ever!!!!!! Well that and supernatural, and let's not forget the walking dead! I love bones because I want to be a forensic anthropologist! ___ _|__|_ (^__^) ( v v...
    InMemoryOfMe InMemoryOfMe 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have average grades, lots of friends but always alone and a broken family with only my mother & sister's love. I have no idea what I wanna be when I grow up. Where I'm gonna be...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    God uses broken things beautifully. Broken clouds pour rain; Broken soil sets as field; Broken crop yields seed; Broken seed gives life to a new plant. In any hard situation, if...
    ksnit ksnit 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I drove around today, left the house. I almost drove myself off the road a few times. And I poured myself a tall glass of bleach twenty minutes ago. But I didn't drink it. I didn't...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Growing up I could never connect with God. Probably because whenever I prayed I'd always ask for a nice car when I grew up, or something like that. Though there were times when I...
    LightinDarkness8 LightinDarkness8 26-30 Mar 23

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    Message me I'm bored out of my mind @brokenrage brokenrage brokenrage brokenrage hit me up go do it now let's talk I'm hella bored
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Irrevocably so. Sometimes I fancy I am so smashed that there is no possible way to reassemble such an entourage of shards let alone know where to begin. Yet I altogether do not...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M Mar 22

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    It took for me too reach an all time low of unhappiness and loneliness and misery to realize this. Life isn't a game, it doesn't go how we plan it or how we want it. It is cruel...
    RegretfullySO RegretfullySO 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I'm so sad and broken hearted. :( The one I loved just Broken up with me a couple days ago I was crying my hearts out when I called him. He said that our relationship was just a...
    ashleyloveca16 ashleyloveca16 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Broken heart on a broken day. She died on this day.
    Dane42 Dane42 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    When the heart turns cold Love turns to hate Words left untold Have sealed our fate You kept up your walls To protect your heart But cloud nine falls And our ways must part And a...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My Only Father Figure Made Every Day of My Childhood HELL- CRACK!!! The cane slammed into the side of my head before I had a chance to duck. Papa was too fast for me to figure out...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    She was broken. Her heart lay in billions of pieces, spread about the floor like tiny specs of dust. It would be impossible to tell that her heart had even been there at all, had...
    suppressingadulthood suppressingadulthood 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Sometimes I think that he forgets I have feelings. I'm not a girl that will let a guy just push me around and play with me like I'm a toy. So get out of my life. I'm done having my...
    HannahHomoky HannahHomoky 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have an eating disorder that I struggling with. It started in highschool my junior year and I was cheerleading. Something triggered it again about a year ago and I am traveling...
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Okey. I've got some lil complaints that there aint enough material on my profile to stalk on, haha :D So...since I'm too lazy to be very original I thought I'd just copy a lil...
    nightowl007 nightowl007 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    A Letter To Myself 22 March 2014 1:53 AM Dear Sam, I know what you're going through, I know how you feel. No one knows you better than me, I reside in you. It's over. Why do...
    simran1694 simran1694 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't understand life. But I hope that it gets better. Work has been amazing but I have been trying so hard to deal with this broken heart. I am reaching a point where I have...
    dmsummerwind dmsummerwind 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    ok so this dream happened about a year ago so I was picking the shreds of meat from the bones of a cooked chicken that night it tasted awesome and then I went to bed and hears...
    rynamight rynamight 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Ok talk show host Ellen Degenerous who is married in reAl life was divorced in my dream and was trying to jump my bones and kinda aggressive about it. I did not like her that way...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Please please respond if you are relatable. My anxiety with POTS has become so extreme and i am constantly worrying about every little thing in my body and always thinking...
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I went clothes shopping in town ( a rare occurrence) I usually buy online. But I felt unbelievably self conscious looking in the windows at my reflection. My friend is a big lady...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I have had a broken heart from splitting up from my first love. but I'm glad of the experience. I think your heart needs to be broken so you can piece it back together and make...
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    ...to snap me into attention my name was spoken and I heard it with every atom of my body, felt the vibrato in my bones...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am a stay at home mom that was by my husbands side before we had anything at all. We were once sitting in a park eating out of plastic disposable containers with our kids asking...
    linda233 linda233 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 1