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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Little White Lies

Chapter 1 – The Fall As Beth cleared the last high hurdle in the steeplechase course, Beth’s horse caught its hoof on the last rung of the jump and collapsed to the ground. Beth’s body was thrown to the ground … Continue reading

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Life Sentance

I was only seventeen and I wanted to die. I couldn’t believe it, I had never had to take such bad news in my life. I thought that living with this thing for the last four years had been bad … Continue reading

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Kink in my neck

It was my first time out in public wearing a cervical collar and I was nervous. I had started my day out as usual when I got in my truck and went to town. On the way there I had … Continue reading

Kelly

It had been almost six months since my divorce and although I was lonely I still forced myself to keep from letting anyone get close to me again. After working the same job in a local hospital for the past … Continue reading

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It is no fun in the Milwaukee

Hey, You might think it’s cool and sexy to be permanently strapped into one of the most cruel and restrictive medical braces ever invented for many years of your life. Well I’ve got news for you. It may at times … Continue reading

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Interview with Shannon

Bogus!! (New info has proven that this story is bogus so please consider it as fictional!!) A true story from a real Halo user!! Below you will find a series of questions from Bink to Shannon, a young woman who … Continue reading

If the brace fits wear it!

‘You only come to see me to have your own views confirmed don’t you!’ my ‘orthopod’ said with a smile as he examined my new brace. ‘Fine. If you are happy with that, then continue to wear it and come … Continue reading

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I had Idiopathic Scoliosis

Today, teenagers who suffer from curvature of the spine – scoliosis – are treated with a brace, and if the curve continues to develop, they usually undergo surgery to fit metal rods into their spine, to stabilise and reverse the … Continue reading

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Hyperextended Affair XXX

I stood in the middle of my apartment staring at my latest acquisition. It was perfect – gleaming, polished metal, smooth thermoplastic. I felt like a new parent, bursting with anticipation. Sure I had plenty of other braces that were … Continue reading

How it all began

Chapter One When I was in the fifth grade, this girl I knew and liked kinda-sorta, showed up for class with some thing sticking out of her blouse, at the neck, and it also looked like something was under her … Continue reading

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