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I Injured My Spine

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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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    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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    Playgrounds...are Dangerous!

    I was playing on a jungle gym playground outside in the 3rd grade, I remember. I was standing somewhat near the edge And I was pushed and fell on my back. I remember trying to cry but I couldn't breathe, the teacher calmed me down but never called/told my parents and i forgot...
    underjams1chick underjams1chick 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F May 27, 2013

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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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    I hate to see a helpless little animal in pain. :( Thankfully, I have helped to save many - mainly my own pets, as I am always near to hand if they are injured or ill. Sadly,saving...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I was injured in a car accident 2 years ago. I damaged my left arm which is the arm I write with. I have never been in a car accident before so it was really scary. we were going 3...
    chloegaillard chloegaillard 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I have many things wrong with my back and work for a demanding company. I have two kids and refuse to let pain rule my life. I went for laminectomy surgery and found out that ill...
    tpike88 tpike88 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    They dont stop. You may be next. Or are already. Mental is just a facet of health. Pills damage organs. But are still sold. Lawsuits make lawyers big money...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 1

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    I was doing a switch kickflip the other day and it hurt my ankle bad now it just hurts when I position it certain ways :l
    uchihaskates uchihaskates 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Small accident, small injury. I live in the northern midwest of the US, and the last winter was a particularly bad one. I was driving back to school after a weekend at home, and it...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Jul 18

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    There are a few things to keep in mind: 1. This is new, and changing. I’ll take legitimate suggestions seriously. 2. This is a sport, not a style. 3. I call it “circle boxing...
    RipperCreak RipperCreak 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I am stuck in **** hole Florida. Myself and my daughter's came here 5 years ago so I could finish my degree then LEAVE!! But aboutsix months into being here i met my now husband a...
    flruinedlife flruinedlife 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I've been injured since April 2, 2014. I smash my left index finger. Got let go the same day. I became jobless and things started to go down hill. Several doctors check only my...
    rukifuiai rukifuiai 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    They have found something wrong with my spine around my neck area. He had me do another MRI this morning on my neck to get a better look at what he has found., which he believes is...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Fight Suicide Everyday: Everyday before the electric rooster crows and before I wipe my eyes and scratch my balls I am taunted by the horrors that rage. I see the bodies and...
    SignalSarge SignalSarge 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 7

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    The Jewish Homeland of Israel protects itself from Hamas!!!http://www.jerusalemonline.com/israel-news/israel-main-newscast-12-07-2014-6422  The source of the information is...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I have a rare birth deffect called MRKH Syndrome which has many different aspects and one is spinal and joint complications. I have had back problems since I was about fourteen...
    Csmit38 Csmit38 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    JUST ANOTHER DAY IN MY LIFE.Well, I have been back to the Doctor again. The blood test I had done came back showing some things that are needed to be addressed and I will be going...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I am writing in the hopes that anyone reading this will not feel as alone. On tuesday 6/24/2014 I was arrested for an extreme DUI and a collision. I stayed up nearly the whole...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    what do you get out of taking people's lives, ending them or chewing them up and spitting them out again to scrounge for themselves? what benefit comes from causing pain, sadness...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    If your prone to injures and have some cuts and scrapes here a safe way to clean them!Before cleaning the wound Wash your hands well with soap and water, if available. Put on...
    yourtutorialgoddess yourtutorialgoddess 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Okay so I like to workout but I don't do so often. I also sprained my foot, popping veins, and then sprained my ankle shortly before my foot fully healed. I sprained my foot a...
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Why is it when people witness dangerous situations or someone getting injured, they choose to video record it instead of calling for help or getting the hell away from there?? It's...
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    2006 Italy won the first prize depends Materazzi headed the equalizer and the final manufacturing Zidane angered a number of advantages, an Inter man enough. Great left-back Fabio...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jun 30

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    The Damn Thick Ice: When I was little my favorite season of the year was winter for two perfect reasons: I loved to throw humongous snowballs at people I hated (ex: my older...
    NFDenmark NFDenmark 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I've injured my back twice now within the last year and a half, among other things, but I'll focus on my back specifically for this. The first time it happened I was working for...
    KashikH KashikH 18-21 Jul 1

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    CHALLENGE: Use the bathroom at 10pm on the Thursday night. I'll be wearing the school uniform (pictured above) for the first six hours at school. After getting home, I've been...
    OliviaBabe OliviaBabe 18-21, F 23 Responses Jul 2

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    I used to cut just over a year ago but then I injured myself really badly. I now walk with a permanent limp because I cut too deep and tore a muscle and they couldn't fix it. If...
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I got my gym membership yesterday and I also began working out yesterday. I've always been on the smaller side. At the most I've weighed 140 but right now I'm 125. Even though I'm...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Excuse bad english My mother was afrais always for me so She never late me play alone out of home .I must be with one eldest person I think it was good. Sametime if she see I made...
    boeing707 boeing707 51-55, M Jul 3

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    My mother in law is the most annoying person in the world. She drinks like a fish. She smokes like a factory, and somehow she hasn't dropped dead yet. I'm one of her two sons in...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 3

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    I am sort of still new, but a grown azz woman. It is sick and creepy the men on here trying to hook up with both young people and injured women. I have girls, 19, 21 and 24 and...
    RMCG RMCG 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I have planned everything for my future. Every little detail is printed in my head. I have chosen the names I want for my babies (if I ever have babies), I know the car I want, I...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I went to my first rodeo last night with the guys I work with at the group home for people with disabilties. I, besides most Americans, think it is a very pointless and overrated...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    That a therapist would be aware that a client might be scared and in pain when they first met. And would have some idea of how to talk to a frightened and injured creature. I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    In 2002, met a man that I thought was going to be "the one." I was at a sensitive time in my life, just out of a 6 year marriage, small children, and overweight. This man made me...
    1973danielle 1973danielle 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I swear my motive for posting this story is NOT to get sympathy and attention. I don't necessarily want people to feel sorry for me, but I also understand that I can't stop them...
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Seven Palestinians were killed today, Monday, 7th of July, 2014 and one was injured in an Israeli aggression on different areas in the city of Rafah, Gaza. The number has...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jul 7

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    From Psychology Today "Contrary to conventional wisdom, married couples—and their cohabiting counterparts—have more sex than the nonmarried, a fact confirmed in a 2010 survey...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    Did u guys hear about what happened at six flags. Damn thank god I didn't go on that ride! Keep the ppl in ur prayers!👼 really?!? I'm sure many ppl got injured, cause that ride...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I've written in the section before how I was diagnosed following a car accident which left me very injured and diagnosed with epilepsy in five days it will be a year since the day...
    Cozzx Cozzx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Prandelli said received several threatening letters suggesting Italian squad had burst infighting Beijing time on July 8 news, just signed FIFA 14 Coins with the Turkish club...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 8

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