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    Thank you. I've added some weight back,...

    Thank you. I've added some weight back, unfortunately. It's been a rough two years in my line of work and stress eating is a problem for me. Also, my crooked knees acted up for much of this spring,...
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    My legs are of uneven length, my pelvis "looks"...

    My legs are of uneven length, my pelvis "looks" to the left, and my shoulders are uneven.
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    I think it's rude to go up to a stranger and ask...

    I think it's rude to go up to a stranger and ask about his being 'bent.' Almost as rude as people who know you and are afraid to mention "the S word."
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    Hi foofer, I wasn't aware I was active enough...

    Hi foofer,

    I wasn't aware I was active enough here to be considered a 'regular.' I'm flattered.

    Yes, it's best to let the knees and feet assume whatever position God intended for them, instead...
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    Hi DailyStrength, I've read your stats, and...

    Hi DailyStrength,

    I've read your stats, and like many people here you are more "bent" than I am. Still, I'm pleased some of what I posted was of use.

    I've found that fit is very important for...
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    Yes, it would. Thank you. The back and shoulder...

    Yes, it would. Thank you. The back and shoulder pain is real, even if the curve is mild.
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    Hmm, I'm not sure how to answer these questions....

    Hmm, I'm not sure how to answer these questions. Both doctors I've seen, the physical therapists, and a chiro all agree I have scoliosis, and my elevated right shoulder is of the same opinion. Curves...
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    Well, I'm told it's a six percent curve,...

    Well, I'm told it's a six percent curve, classified as "mild". Here's what I look like after riding 36 miles.

    Bike Forums Post about falling off spin bike
    Cycling clothing is wonderful for...
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    The Rude Question

    How do you deal with rude questions about your scoliosis? I had a complete stranger come up to me in a spinning class and ask "Excuse me, but what's wrong with your back?" I'd never seen the woman...
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    I've lost more than 140 pounds through diet and...

    I've lost more than 140 pounds through diet and exercise over the past couple of years. When I was diagnosed with scoliosis in January, I blamed the cause on the excess weight I'd carried for years....
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    Hi Ivan I'm an adult male, age 41, with mild...

    Hi Ivan

    I'm an adult male, age 41, with mild scoliosis - 6 percent C curve. You can see me, and my curve, in the second photo in my blog posting:
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    Hi Sam, How did the surgery work out for you...

    Hi Sam,

    How did the surgery work out for you and your daughter?

    As for me, I've made fit adjustments to my bikes - the Trek Navigator I mentioned previously, and a Trek 7.5 fx I purchased in...
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    Hi Sam, Here's a comment from the Internet...

    Hi Sam,

    Here's a comment from the Internet newsgroup rec.bicycle.misc:
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    "It's already a very upright bike by anybody's standards. Personally I
    consider any handlebars above saddle to...
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    Cyclist tries to get ahead of the curve

    Hi,

    I'm a new poster here, and I'm newly diagnosed with scoliosis. I'm also a new cyclist, having just learned to ride a couple of weeks before I was diagnosed. I have about a 5-10 percent curve...
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