You have to forgive and accept—yourself, mostly. The use of medical equipment for assistance, such as canes, walking sticks, and back braces, doesn’t change who you are.… Read more “21 Things I’ve Learned from 21 Years of Dealing with Scoliosis”
There is a point when it’s too late to change. Some people would argue that it’s never too late to change; it’s never too late to do… Read more “14. Here’s What Happens When You Do Nothing”
Here is my list of 17 very important quotes about living with scoliosis. Feel free to print them out or share them with anyone you know living… Read more “The 17 Most Important Quotes About Scoliosis You’ll Ever Read”
I never saw myself as a writer—not a natural one at least. There are those people who are born to write. You know, the ones whose every… Read more “13. The Silent Pain”
Ever feel like you may be the only person living with scoliosis? Well, lucky for you that’s not true. Scoliosis affects 2-3 percent of the population, or an estimated 6 to 9 million people in the United States alone. Here is my list of 31 famous people with scoliosis.
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We all have friends in our lives that change us forever. You know, the kind of friend who sticks by you through thick and thin, through the… Read more “12. Beau”
He was in his mid-thirties, or maybe he was in his forties—I am not too sure. But for this story, his age is really irrelevant. He was… Read more “11. Let Me Tell You About Mauricio”
Over the following months, life returned to normal. I went to school, like I always had, and continued to religiously attend my appointments with Dr. Gray like… Read more “10. Winded”
You know that moment when you are staring at an impending doom that is about to occur, and there is nothing you can do to stop it?… Read more “9. The Falling Glass”
Distraught by the incident at recess, I spent the entire evening brooding about what I was suppose to say to people when they asked about my condition.… Read more “8.Knowing What to Say”