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    cronin43 cronin43 46-50 Mar 14

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    Sept 26 - going to have 1 and possibly as many as 6 biopsy's to figure out if I have cancer.......................fun times
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    Not Sure When?? - I always knew that I needed to get my knees fixed at some point, but now my shoulder is in increadible pain and my rotator cuff injury from about two and a half...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) - battery will be ready for replacement in about six months. And every 5 to 7 years for the rest of my life.
    Eastsidegirl101 Eastsidegirl101 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Scared Of What'S To Come. - My husband and I found out a few weeks ago that I have some pretty weird heart problems. I'm almost 20 years old and have something only ever seen in...
    SarahLester SarahLester 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    Surgery On July 2 - If you ever need surgery don't pick two days before a national, summer holiday. I am having a hard time finding anyone to help me get thre, get home, or...
    cattiva cattiva 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2009

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    Really Bad Timing! -      Next Saturday, I'm going to have an eye surgery, it's not complicated or anything but it's really a bad timing cuz I was planning on...
    Flona Flona 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2009

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    Just Keeps Getting Better - Well it's official... I have a tumor in the thyroid and it needs to come out. Yesterday they were kind enough to take this lovely camera and, going...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    So I had scolisis surgery, rod placement and then removal due to osteomyelitis. The rods were taken out and I still have a slight curve of 19º, a rib hump, leg discrepancy, etc...
    winterwind222 winterwind222 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    This is exactly what happens to me and gets mis-labelled as 'anxiety' or whatever. http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf All About...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm 38 and I recently had a craniotomy for a colloid cyst. On Feb 19th of this year I had a headache so bad that I couldn't open my eyes and it made me sick to my stomach. I had...
    survivor2014 survivor2014 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Actually, I'm scheduled for open heart surgery on March 27th. I have a congenital defect: apical hypertrophic cardiopathy, which has caused AF and aflutter to the point where I...
    nwWarbler nwWarbler 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Anxiety controls most of my life, I can't think of any decision I've made where I haven't been completely worried out of my mind about what will happen. Every time I write a post I...
    Marielights Marielights 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism when I was 4, the doctor wanted me to have surgery and have my tonsils removed. My mom said she doesn't want to have surgery so I've been...
    osorange osorange 13-15, M Apr 7

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    Hello, I'm a mother of one handsome 9 month old boy. When my husband and I left the hospital June 29, 2013. We were never told that our son was born with Poland Syndrome. After his...
    Bernadzikowski Bernadzikowski 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have been suffering from this skin condition for about 4-5 years. It sort of began slowly progressing as I was in high school and then further on. I used to think that this...
    Dianaangel Dianaangel 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I found this support group through google. I have been suffering with keloids on both of my ears since I was nine years old. I have had a total of 7 surgeries all to which the...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I had my head reshaved on Friday and it was the best experience I could imagine. It was growing out to about a quarter inch long after my charity fundraiser head shave, so I...
    Bbbbbb3 Bbbbbb3 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I sell items on eBay, Amazon, ebd, Esty, Bidurway, and Webstore. I have heard of egate market never sold or have ever used their website. As far as getting the most traffic...
    Mike200140 Mike200140 31-35, M Apr 3

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    We are close knit family. I have a brother and a sister. I am the eldest brother. My sister is 11 years younger to me. When I was 14 , I lost my mother. My sister was hardly 3...
    vdambal vdambal 56-60, M Apr 5

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    I'm not certified but I don need to be. I'm the main factor in healing mentally. Music is my new therapy. I will sing and play piano to release my feelings. I will deal with the...
    Trustmeimaunicorn Trustmeimaunicorn 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was doing some internet research for a friend of mine. An anonymous call has been placed to the DCS regarding her ability to raise her children. I read for several hours and what...
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    The thoughts about trying to commit suicide are just more real yet less intense. I mean I cry about it and it scares me but it seems more like a job to be done. There are moments...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    what I’m here to talk about is that I think I have a crush on someone, but this isn't your typical love story, it's just a sad thought of an insomiac trying to get rid of some...
    weirdo333 weirdo333 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Although my husband was ill for many years, his death was still hard to face for my son and me. For us life will never be the same. My husband was a good man who's goal was to...
    Dhicks2 Dhicks2 66-70, F Apr 7

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    I think I'm gonna have to kick out my 19 yr old. She was a great high schooler, straight A's, never even 5 mins late for curfew, no drugs or drinking. She tried college but quit...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I still remember the first day I heard your voice. And I still remember the first instant I met you, like it was yesterday. How instantly you possessed every particle of my mind...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Nursery Designs- Well, hello everyone it's been a while hasn't it! Anyway, after my recent discovery of my PCOS I've had to put my TTC efforts on pause. Simply because my OB/GYN...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Nursery Designs- Well, hello everyone it's been a while hasn't it! Anyway, after my recent discovery of my PCOS I've had to put my TTC efforts on pause. Simply because my OB/GYN...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Nursery Designs- Well, hello everyone it's been a while hasn't it! Anyway, after my recent discovery of my PCOS I've had to put my TTC efforts on pause. Simply because my OB/GYN...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am currently a sophomore in high school, and when I was in fifth grade I began to experience minor symptoms of ocd. They have since escalated to me needing to move the furniture...
    Ally271 Ally271 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    We think we know right from wrong but we don't. We have our laws and our regulations and our expectations, social or otherwise and they change all the time. Laws are added and...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I would like to pay tribute to a few of my special EP friends. First, I would like to say that you are all special to me, and I am priveledged to have met each of you.  I...
    OneEPGirl OneEPGirl 70+, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    At this point, I have been awake since 12:30 am and it is now 2:35 am. I know I am not sick, nor will I get sick. However, after getting over my first panic attack, I had some...
    katmuss katmuss 22-25, F Apr 7

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    It's not a daily thing, they only come when i'm triggered by something. The strongest ones happen when i have to present something to the class. The attacks started a long time ago...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had a preliminary diagnosis on Monday 7 April 2014. The diagnosis was confirmed on Wednesday 9 April 2014 after having the results of electrophoreses on blood and urine samples...
    MathandPhysics MathandPhysics 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Our anniversary is Tuesday, and we can't see other, so I am missing him. I remember the doctor telling him that he is dying, and even through his pain, he was smiling at me. I...
    Steph0415 Steph0415 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okaaaay so as well as all the awesome stuff that has been happening in my life, to top it all off I have found out this week that I will be made redundant in September. Looking...
    roxie1145 roxie1145 26-30, F Mar 16

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    This is by far the dumbest thing my hormones have put me through. It's one thing to crush on somebody out of your league, but it's a whole new level of pathetic when the person...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 19

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    Ask me anything you like, and I will have no trouble answering them.
    skyblue1600 skyblue1600 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Stars. If only they made more things with them. Usually candle holders and idk.. Small fabric sheets.. What are they used for? -shrugs- my obsession came from a troll doll from...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I'm at school and bored so go ahead ask me anything and I will have an answer.
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Im done with trying to help my parents. I dont want to be selfish but I also dont want my older brother to remain a good for nothing or my parents to owe a lot of money. Our...
    NoobLove NoobLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    2 weeks till my fiancé is done with AIT and then he's on to Air Assault Training but in 2 months I'll be with my fiancé again and that's the only thing that's keeping me from...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i'm glad i found this experience :) anyways the other day , i visited this seafood restaurant . they had set up a giant screen with a top notch karaoke system . noone was...
    Chulazon Chulazon 70+, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hello!! I feel horrible for being an EP volunteer and I haven't been on here in SOOOO long!! The end of 2013 was...well 2013 in general was bad for me, but things started to...
    9mKsH 9mKsH 22-25, M Mar 30

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    Mine is in remission! How did I Do it, I soaked everyday in clear bathwater, no showers! I got plenty of sleep, as deep sleep helps the body to repair itself. Next I started...
    feelinbetter feelinbetter 51-55, F Apr 1

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    This has totally changed my life in everyway. I can't just easily talk, walk, think, etc. without over-analyzing it has seriously opened my eyes to all of the amazing things I...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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