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I Injured My Spine

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    One Accident Changed My Life

    I'm a varsity bass player. Music is my life. I play bass, cello, violin, viola, and bass guitar. My passion is music. It's my escape from this horrible world. Well, it used to be. A while ago, back in January I had an accident where I injured my back severely. Now I can't play my...
    LeftInTheDark LeftInTheDark 16-17, F May 27, 2013

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    Bulging Disk

    and I am suffering for it also I get back pain often for no reason at all all the time
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Jan 1, 2013

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    I broke my back and actually crushed my L1 into

    half of its height from skiing accident. Luckily I'm still able to walk. And I'm so grateful for that.
    DaniyelHaazik DaniyelHaazik 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    I Realized Proper Posture Is A Big Factor In The Success Of Your Spine

    The human body craves alignment. When we are properly aligned, our bones, not our muscles, support our weight, reducing effort and strain. The big payoff with proper posture is that we feel healthier, have more energy, and move gracefully. So while the word "posture" may conjure...
    billymcord123 billymcord123 31-35, M Apr 13, 2012

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    Teenage Stupidity

    Back in 1996 when I was 19 I went to a ruined castle in england with friends... it was night and we were drinking and saw things that looked paranormal... think its haunted...  I came back a week later in the day time and was climbing the walls for fun with my cousin, we...
    unhinged unhinged 31-35, M 19 Responses May 27, 2009

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    The Wierdest Thing

    All week I have felt anxious and unhappy and my body has been full of aches and pains for no good reason. Then just a little while ago I remembered it's the anniversary of the accident. It's sort of like my body remembered before my brain did. Strange.
    SlenderDan SlenderDan 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    My Accident Happened Last Year

    Me and this girl aren't that close anymore (for different reasons,) but we still love each other very much (like family.)  We used to always randomly wrestle with each other.  She's taller and heavier than me, so she usually won. One day, I was sitting on the floor...
    Fluxy Fluxy 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Another Story of the Big, Bad City

    It happened just last Wednesday. I was on my way home, sitting in a bus, impatiently waiting for the traffic to move. When I got to my stop where I was supposed to change bus, I got off in a manner I thought was my usual. But I guess I bent a little too far and I felt...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 16 Responses May 10, 2009

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    went to the doc yesterday to find out that my spine is extremely messed up.. eugh.. makes me antsy to think that my spine, the thing keeping my body together, is not normal :L eugh...
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    My mother suffers from a lot of things. One of her legs is longer then the other so she had bad posture and her back hurts all the time. It got to the point to where it hurt so...
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    1. I have central heterochromia, each of my eyes are brown on the inside and green on the outside. 2. I am only 5'2. 3. My hair is naturally dirty blonde. 4. I was abused as a...
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    People love to start arguments about this. Something about my disregard for society's ideals threatens them. I don't know if the concept of living in the wild bothers them because...
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