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I Injured My Spine

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Nothing bad, just sprained my ankle real good playing softball. I tripped over first base watching the ball I hit. Haaaaaa, pretty clumsy. I can barely walk but I am supposed to...
    LemonadeGrin LemonadeGrin 41-45, M 2 Responses May 2

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    and can no longer due the only thing i love
    itsfiona15 itsfiona15 16-17, F May 16

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    it's a huge difference between mental illness and emotional injured.. you're nt sick,you're just hurt.. to heal,you yourself need to acknowledge yr injury.. and to understand, if...
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    When I was 8 years old, I played hockey. It was pretty tough. There were kids on teams (and mine) that played dirty. When we went to the Nationwide Arena for the "competition...
    ChocolateGirl04 ChocolateGirl04 13-15, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Of Monsters And Men - Crystals |                         ...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Fat doesn't equal big-boned. Tall doesn't equal big-boned. Of course, while these things aren't mutually exclusive, they do not show a correlation enough to say that or suggest...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I'm in a spot today where I can't honestly say I'm feeling happy, good or even ok. It's a combination of contentedness, sadness, confusion, hurt, anger, helplessness. This song...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    The Associated Press - April 30, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Home runs are difficult to hit at Dodger Stadium at night because of the marine layer hanging over the ballpark. The home...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 30

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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses May 20

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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M May 20

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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
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    Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported Thursday that Israel had committed 78 violations in the border areas and off the coast of the Gaza ***** since it reached a ceasefire deal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response May 20

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    Is abortion ever necessary to ‘save the life of the mother’? Oct. 2, 2013 (LiveActionNews.org) - It’s dropped on the daily basis: Abortion should be prohibited except in...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I was asleep one night last year and the Holy Spirit gave me a vision. I'd prayed that night for God to lead me on what to do next in terms of serving Him. The vision happened...
    filled777 filled777 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    At age 11 diagnosed with scoliosis back in 1980, got my brace at age 13, never wore it): please young girls wear your brace! My spine continued to curve, surgery was recommended...
    jewellidelay jewellidelay 46-50, F May 5

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    Ihave had PE my whole life. So three years ago I got the nuss bar put in. But my PE caused scoliosis. so one year after I got the nuss bar put in, I had to get a spinal fusion with...
    lundell94 lundell94 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    The way I see it. We can either learn from our mistakes, or repeat them. A big mistake may teach us the biggest lesson in life, whereas a small mistake may teach us a small (but...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    The meditations by Marcus Aurelius.---------Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 30

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    My husband's son, daughter-in-law, three grandkids, their four dogs, various lizards, snakes, and a cat moved in with us last November, six months ago. They are losing their...
    NeglectedTexan NeglectedTexan 46-50, F 1 Response May 1

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    Nepal , one of the most rich examples of mythological sources and the country with world's highest peak; Mt. Everest, was worst hit by a disastrous earthquake on 25th April 2015...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 1 Response May 2

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    It's late. The doorbell rings, but nobody would answer it. I normally wouldn't either, but it wouldn't stop. Open the door..."What the hell happened to your eye?" There's my...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 1 Response May 2

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    I just have no patience for dealing with lower class red-neck white trash all the time: no heart, no head, and no health. They are repugnant. Every time they get a little money all...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    Once again police in Poland is famous. As if not enough they killed 13 years old Przemek Czaja 17 years ago. Now they have another victim. Yesterday after football match...
    MechovPunx MechovPunx 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    Once again police in Poland is famous. As if not enough they killed 13 years old Przemek Czaja 17 years ago. Now they have another victim. Yesterday after football match between...
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    Well, I was a dancer. I feel in love with ballet with my first lesson at age 8. I ate, drank, dreamed, breathed it. And I was good at it. I had the honor of playing Clara in...
    PaulaDancer PaulaDancer 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I used to drive a bike usually for one and a half hour, daily in morning and evening. Today morning i was also driving my bike, i just started to ride a bike over a bridge. That...
    Lauv Lauv 22-25, M May 5

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    Do us safe drivers a favor: Watch where the **** you are going so that you won't get into an accident which will be an inconvenient for the rest of us. And maybe you won't get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    We don't just take the police report as truth — We perform our have investigation working with knowledgeable accident investigators to see what really happened.Martindale-Hubbell...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    Whether ill, injured, and plain dirty from farm work to working out. Nothing and I mean nothing makes me heal or feel more human than a good long hot shower! Love them!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M 2 Responses May 8

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    Not so happy update on Herbert. I opened my door to find him lying there bleeding. Possums are not known for being friendly, and injured animals can be mean, so I didn't want to...
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Your shoulder is injured but you can't do anything about it and now you are out partying it's starts to kick in (the pain I mean) and you just feel so useless overalls because you...
    E5RedViper E5RedViper 18-21, M May 9

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    I sincerely HATE my life...I HATE how people see me, I HATE how I see myself. My whole life has been an uphill struggle with no relief in sight! I had the worst Mothers Day ever...
    fitmom808 fitmom808 41-45, F 5 Responses May 10

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