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smoothie305
12-29-2007, 06:30 PM
Hi everybody. I just got my brace yesterday. :eek: :( I just thought that I'd tell ya that I finally got my first brace.
Happy new year!- smoothie305

ElleBelleCurvz
12-29-2007, 08:03 PM
Hey just letting you know that its great you have a positive additude about the brace instead of fighting it like i did, but I have learned to love my scoliosis and my brace (did i just say that???) Good luck adjusting and keep up the positive additude :D

Danielle :o

smoothie305
12-30-2007, 08:47 PM
Lol! And thats what everybody's tellin' me - to keep up the positive attitude. And it's definitely an adjustment. I found that the brace makes me look kind of, square I guess. But hey, at least tomorrow I'm goin' shopping for new clothes - YAY!!! :D Tonight will be my first night sleeping in it (Hopefully I won't have to take it off in the middle of the night - lol). I eventually have to wear it for 20 hours a day. :eek:

Happy new year! - smoothie305

ElleBelleCurvz
12-30-2007, 11:05 PM
yeah, clothing wise I wear my pants under it...idk bout u but i think its easier, sure u take more time in the bathroom but teachers dont really mind if they know, clothing for me I have found a ton of dresses that have halter that I can wear to school and they still fit (if ur the dress type) also, invest in a stretchy black or white cami thats plain and has a built in bra I just adjust the strap and pull it ovr my brace humps on the shoulders, works for me, and ppl are absolutley rite, I wish I had ppl cheering me on...instead of one of my friends being jealous of my attention (i know who wuld b jealous?) and maliciously being mean to me and saying I was being an (A) and being "self conscious" i can just say she missed out on a greeat friendship :D im here for U tho if u need me :D continue wiht the good tood and ull b fine in 2-3 weeks :D

scoliosisat12
12-30-2007, 11:13 PM
That is great you are so positive i got my brace and i fought and threw tantrums but it didn't help and now i love my brace and im happy i got it(omg i just said dat ha ha)
do you have a aim if so im me at jrodslilsis

ElleBelleCurvz
12-31-2007, 02:39 PM
hey jodi :D yeah u can im me too if u want : ellachihuahua13 :D

smoothie305
12-31-2007, 05:02 PM
Yeah my screenname is smoothiegirl305. Well like I said I went shopping today and got a lot of shirts that are like tighter in the chest area and then kinda poof out. And I got a couple long shirts and some leggings or whatever you call them. And - lol I love your brace's name! When I got my brace my mom said "What should we name your brace?" then she said "How about we name it straighty cause' it straightens your back?" So I guess my brace's name is "Straighty". And last night I thankfully didn't have to take it off, but I felt kinda stiff in the morning.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! - smoothie305

scoliosisat12
12-31-2007, 06:09 PM
lol i named my brace harley cuz its harly colors and its sweet