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I Wore Leg Braces

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    Child In Leg Braces

    Child in Leg Braces. My mother wanted a perfect child. When I began primary school, age six, my mother did not like the way I walked, deciding that I toed out too much. She took me to several pediatricians before she found one who agreed with her. With a diagnosis of &ldquo...
    oldtimer49 oldtimer49 56-60, F 9 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    New Leg Braces!!!

    So.... I went to my doctor and he was talking about a lot of people who are paralysed are beginning to use leg braces. He asked me if i would like to give them a try, so you know i agreed and was sent to get measured.(Since in case you don't know I am paralysed) My mom drove me...
    pandachairwithwheels pandachairwithwheels 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Wore Them Since I Was 7

    When I was 7 years old, I was involved in a car accident and I fractured my neck and lower back, i also broke my right arm and right collarbone and shattered my shoulder blade. I remember waking after the accident in a halo brace and a big cast with a long spreader bar extending...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Yes, I Wore Leg Braces

    Interesting to find this group because I wore leg braces when I was a child back in the 1960's. They were heavy metal things with straps on them, that were fitted because my legs were not growing properly. I had to go to school in them and became the target for bullies. People...
    drewleather drewleather 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2013

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    I wore leg braces sence I could walk.

    See um I was born the wrong way so now I can't do every thing on my legs. But I can still walk. Also I need a special ad for school every where.
    jellybean0617 jellybean0617 13-15, T 1 Response May 20

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    My Life After Spinal Injury

    in 1990 i damaged my spine in 3 places so iwear ahkfo brace from my armpits down also i have to wear acolostomy bag due to internal injuries .after spending 6 months in hospital and 2months rehab ilearnt to walk using my braces sometimes iuse s wheel chair
    rossnewman26 rossnewman26 36-40 Dec 14, 2010

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    Child In Leg Braces And Wheelchair

    I am about 13 right now and I am in a wheelchair. Not only do I have a wheelchair, I also need legbraces while sitting. My legs are too weak to help support my weight, and the bones are out of position. Thus, I need a wheelchair. It's really hard on me, cause at school and stores...
    sophia48 sophia48 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    Use Too

    but thank to the VA that never wanted to repair it and the fact it was just a pain i learned to live with out it at 20 years old
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Apr 21, 2012

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    Dennis Brown Splint / Bar

    Dennis Brown Splint / Bar Thirty years ago, in a large town in north central British Columbia, Canada, one of the two doctors in family practice opened a “Well Baby” Clinic. Because I was an adult with a medical condition requiring weekly blood tests, it was decided to take...
    oldtimer49 oldtimer49 56-60, F Nov 5, 2009

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    I'm An Orthotist- I Love Them!

    I have a manifestation of BIID, I should be paraplegic, but I'm not. The KAFOs help me feel the way I should be. If the paraplegia became a fact in my life, they would serve a better purpose. They're also sexy and feel wonderful! I love the "machine augmented human" look, the...
    WayneWheeler WayneWheeler 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    My Life After Spinal Injury

    in 1990 i damaged my spine in 3 places so iwear ahkfo brace from my armpits down also i have to wear acolostomy bag due to internal injuries .after spending 6 months in hospital and 2months rehab ilearnt to walk using my braces sometimes iuse s wheel chair
    rossnewman26 rossnewman26 36-40 3 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    Yup, I'm Forest Gump :)

    I'm not sure about the details, but apparently I was having quite a lot of difficulty walking as a child (probably all that extra fat ;)) and so I had to wear braces on my legs for about 2 years.  Even now sometimes I feel my feet not quite agree with my walking pattern...
    Gemini15 Gemini15 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    I Only Wore A Brace On One Leg

    When i was in the 9th grade my right leg prerably around my knee began to swell up and hurt when i tried to walk on it my doctor said i had alot of fluid in it and before i could get it drains i had to prepare for it or sumthing like that. so for my 9th grade year i couldnt...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    My Leg Braces

    It was June 29, 1998 and I had been training for the "Athens to Atlanta", an 80 mile roller skating race.  A race that was going to be the same weekend in October as my 50th birthday.  That afternoon I was at Stone Mountain Park "doing laps" on my road bicycle.  One minute I...
    steel4jak steel4jak 61-65, M 7 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I got my braces put on 6 months ago at the age of 35. I wanted them as a teenager as that is the normal age that people get braces. But my parents could not afford to get them for...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was suppose to get them Thursday but their was a mix up so Im getting mine the coming Wednesday. I have a few questions 1. What colors should I get for the braces? I have dirty...
    xTorix xTorix 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    My style of dress is exactly the same as my grandfather's era: Stiff collars and ties, formal 3 piece suits, braces and sock garters; A-line undershirts, yoke front boxers and...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    yppppp I have braces and I love it all girls I love it my braces In the pic
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M Sep 7

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    I'm 28 and decided to get those sexy braces! My teeth were never that bad, just the front 2 over lapped and lower teeth slightly jagged. 12 months in these bad boys should give me...
    Bubbut Bubbut 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I think girls with braces are beautiful
    smurf666 smurf666 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Realized that my crush and all my best friends crushes has braces! xDD
    SmileyFace1014 SmileyFace1014 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I wore a white garter belt with dark grey stocking. I had a blue set of lacy panty with matching bra. Then I wore a spandex girdle helping to tuck my belly. With my wig and make up...
    SoumisCH SoumisCH 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    wore my sister under wear & bra with Fake boobs !!!
    ApxentMinded ApxentMinded 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Leggings are my savior! Lol I think anyone with curves understands my obsession with leggings. I can't wear jeans anymore and the school that I'm supposed to go to doesn't allow...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I love the look of them on women, they look amazing and I notice women in leggings well before any other feature, I love wearing leggings too. I love buying them. I buy men's only...
    leggingsforme leggingsforme 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    i wear leggings always. i likw to wear leggings. my bf says to me u r very sexy in leggings. very tight beautifual & gerouges legging in a time. i am wear at night leggins...
    swapana swapana 16-17 Aug 31

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    MeenaTalan MeenaTalan 26-30, F Aug 30

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    before sleeping i ate an apple and i put the plate near the bed. when i woke up i was tooo sleepy and i put my legs on it...i heard the voice of breaking... i didnt have pain and i...
    00roshana00 00roshana00 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Ive noticed some people have said they love the Active Support. I know they only come in non-control top and make me think they would sag or have tendency to gradually slide down...
    leggsph4life leggsph4life 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I have to admit that I only shave my legs in summer. I see no reason to in winter unless I have a bf which makes perfect sense. Plus I don't like the feeling of shaved legs in...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Sep 4

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    I was bicycling home from work 5 1/2 weeks ago when I was struck by a car. I broke my leg (fractured lateral tibia plateau - intra-articular comminuted fx with depression...
    shygrant shygrant 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Don't act like you don't feel me ladies. I'm not afraid to admit I hate shaving my legs because it's a pain in the ***. It sucks having to shave every couple of days or every...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I love leggings. My mom and sister want shopping awhile back and bought me and my sister camo print leggings. They are so awesome lol
    Lovelyxx93 Lovelyxx93 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    There was this debate going on a few months ago in my country, The Netherlands, on whether to allow euthanasia for young children. We are one of the very few countries or states in...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 31

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    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    OMG, great legs catch my eye every time. I am just drawn to them in such a way that I find it difficult to resist looking. It's seems to be an instinct...I cannot pull my eyes...
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M Sep 11

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    I have had RLS for about 5 years. It started after I tore my hamstring from my sits bone. At first it was constant. I couldn't sleep, I couldn't stand in one place for long or...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Stretching for today's leg workout:)
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I love my legs and I think they're very sexy
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    Always Always Always!!! Shaving hurts, girls!!! Don't do it!! Waxing lasts longer and leaves your legs feeling so smooth..... ;-) Sarah xx
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    My legs are so soft it's amazing c:
    kaylalovesmikey kaylalovesmikey 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I think girls r sexy with leggings that show their ***
    lesbiansex123 lesbiansex123 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    I be 41 yr old and for the last 2 years I have been shaving my legs, I love how the air flows across the bare skin.
    icicle001 icicle001 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    My grandma and dad were talking about same sex marriage and my grandma said its sad that there trying to legalize that, its against gods law..... Like seriously don't say that out...
    Loveless2000 Loveless2000 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm a guy and used to be able to fit in to sheer energy but got a little out of shape and just recently I was able to fit back in to them. Been getting in shape and finally tried...
    leggsph4life leggsph4life 31-35, M Aug 30

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    I got my first pair of rainbow zebra leggings from Amazon! They are amazing! They are so soft and comfy! They feel really great on my body! I will be buying more in the future!
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Here is a photo of my new rainbow zebra leggings!
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M Aug 31

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    It's legal here in Colorado. Rocky Mountain high baby!
    FootTicklingPrincess FootTicklingPrincess 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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