Labor and Delivery – What’s it’s like My labor and delivery was very challenging and I think this is why it has taken me so long to… Read more “Scoliosis Spinal Fusion and Pregnancy”
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.
Did I miss anyone? Let me know by commenting below!
I didn’t realize how much space silence takes up until it started to consume me, until it started to taunt me. It was 4:45 AM on that… Read more “22. The Abundant Silence”
Just breathe, I told myself as I slowly began to fade in and out of consciousness. My legs were weak, my body was heavy, my heart slowed… Read more “21. Just Breathe”
When I tell people about having scoliosis, many question the validity, as if my condition isn’t really all that serious. If I go into all the gruesome… Read more “Why I Write About Scoliosis”
Music soothes the soul—especially, when all you want to do is hide from the world. As a person living with scoliosis, and the chronic pain that comes… Read more “Relatable Songs If You Have Scoliosis”
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”
I asked my closest family and friends to share what they’ve learned from loving a person with scoliosis, and this is what they had to say: I’ve… Read more “What I’ve Learned from Loving a Person with Scoliosis”
Dear Lukas- I can’t believe that you are coming into this world in less than two months. I feel so incredibly lucky, yet terrified that you have… Read more “An Open Letter to My Unborn Son”
Some people say that things happen for a reason. Sometimes you have no idea what that reason is, and sometimes the reason is so obvious you can’t… Read more “20. The Search For a Pot of Gold”
The future is hard to talk about, because it’s largely unknown. I have no idea what to expect in the next 10 years. I have no idea… Read more “The Part of Scoliosis and Spinal Fusion That Is Really Hard to Talk About”
I have scoliosis, and I am fused pretty much all the way up and down my spine, which makes me part bionic. I know, I know, lucky… Read more “Six Challenges People with Scoliosis Spinal Fusion Will Understand”