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I Injured My Spine

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    For this for my ankle today It's healing fast thankfully
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    I wonder how easily we are loosing our humanity in the name of religion, ethnicity, political affiliation etc. Watching the killing of over 130 innocent school children in Pakistan...
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    When our hands touch, And our fingers entwine, Your face, your lips so close to mine, Sweet chills run up And down my spine.
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    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I had a spinal fusion many years ago when I was 18. I had severe scoliosis. About a 50 degree curvature. Long story short(The longer version being how scary it was and the fact...
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    Test switching locale earlier mentioned or pick Yet another project Tell us your area to search out neighborhood challenge Price tag details CommunityThough a Foundation...
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    i cannot express the urgency to all ..to please try a chiropractor that uses alignment of the atlas of your spine and also uses an activator to align your spine ....out of the blue...
    derelwebb derelwebb 51-55, F Nov 19

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    itried all the surgery route and ended up with a metal plate in my neck with no change in my condition..suffer with numbness in my whole body...with spinal stenosis...finally a...
    derelwebb derelwebb 51-55, F Nov 19

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    Call me stoopid, but I really don't know what to do anymore. But I'm still going to write this anyway. I'm writing my dreams and I hope this is ok with you, God. If it's not OK...
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    I self injured since the 7th grade. My darkest days have been spent bleeding. I'm now seventeen and have a beautiful, 8 week old son. I'm so proud to say it has been about a few...
    xsummx xsummx 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I have taken yet again, a brutal hit. His words hit me, slapped me with such force. Before I could even begin to process what was happening, I was down. His words knocked the wind...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F Nov 19

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    Prologue- It wasn't every day or even most days. As I grew older. As days turned to weeks to months and finally years. At the oddest moments. The light would be sapped from my...
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