It was the first time in thirty years that I thought I truly acknowledged the mobility challenges associated with my Harrington Rods.I was twelve when I first started having significant back pain.
My back hurt every day. I would wake up at night with my muscles seizing and a sensation like my spine was jammed up.After complaining about it for a solid year, my mom finally took me to the doctor.
He came in, took one look at me, and said in a disapproving tone, “Young lady, your back hurts because you’re fat. Stop eating cookies and go get some exercise, and your back will be fine.”He didn’t even examine me, just made a diagnosis based on my size. I was devastated.Read more on positivelypositive.com