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Did you ignore the warning signs?



  • I definitely ignored the warning signs, or rather, I was just too stubborn to give in to them. I'd had back problems from the time I was about 7 and the doctor said I'd have it all my life and to pick my activities wisely. By the time I was a teen, my activities were just one of many unwise things I'd done.

    Now of course, I kind of wish I'd paid attention, worn the brace (still wouldn't have wanted the "first" surgery and full body cast tho! :p.....in some ways at least.... I did have fun, and I did things and went places I probably wouldn't have if I'd been "okay"... but I did think I'd either die before it got to me or I'd be one of the lucky ones and it would all pass me by!

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