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fwscoliosis. This is me, my transformation and my story.
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Growing up with scoliosi

This is me, my transformation and my story. . Growing up with scoliosis, i deleted any and all pictures of myself that were taken of me from side angles or directly from the back. I cried when the topic of surgery came up or simply when family asked about it. Every picture picture was deleted except these ones... celebrating my Sweet 16. . This is an 8 year difference. I started working out about 3-4 years ago but only taking it very serious and pushing myself really hard in the last year. . For those that ask if my curve decreased. Well here you go! Top left picture you can see how hunched my back used to be right up into my traps. Bottom right picture, more from a front angle, you can still see how hunched I used to be. Also, how pushed forward my shoulder was. . And now, LOOK AT ME! Dedication. Motivation. Willpower. Patience. Self Care. All have moulded me into who I am today, a girl with curves, but one who works with them. . Living with scoliosis, it's made me confident, strong, and different! . This is me. Who I was then. Who I am now. #scoliosis #fitwithscoliosis #transformation #hunched #posture #bentnotbroken #thisisme #mystory #dedication #motivation #willpower #fitness #fitgirls #strong #thatwasthenthisisnow #sweetsixteen #sweet16

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higgybears. To all of the scoliosis fighters out there! #bentnotbroken

To all of the scoliosis fighters out there! #bentnotbroken

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bent.not.broken7. @juliacarlile_xo has an amazing account and I strongly encourage you t

@juliacarlile_xo has an amazing account and I strongly encourage you to go check her out, her story speaks for itself and she has so much talent! I am currently feeling rather poorly physically and my work just got cancelled tomorrow as the air quality is so bad from the fires 🖤 I encourage you to try and raise awareness for #campfire and donate to the new organizations made to help with fire support and aid for the people suffering 🙏 anyways hope you all have an amazing night ! ☤ ☤ ☤ ☤ #scoliosis #staystrong #spinalfusion #scoliosisfighters #scoliosisstrong #scoliosisawareness #discomfort #fighters #lumbar #backpain #backbrace #bentnotbroken #nervepain #medication #musclepain #infection #hardware #recovery #medicine #lifeaftersurgery #survivor #support #sutterhealth #refusion #scar #titanium

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bent.not.broken7. @backupyogi shared this amazing story about Linda and about her pursui

@backupyogi shared this amazing story about Linda and about her pursuit of her dream to continue skating even through her surgery! I just wanted to share these amazing photos with you all and give some inspiration to your day 💕 I am sorry I didn’t post all weekend I went up to Tahoe to enjoy my friends birthday and just soak up the fresh air and nature, I also don’t have school again today due to the air quality down here in rocklin still. I encourage you all to go watch “what the health” on Netflix, I found it very informative and something everyone should be paying attention to 🌹 ☤ ☤ ☤ ☤ #scoliosis #staystrong #spinalfusion #scoliosisfighters #scoliosisstrong #scoliosisawareness #discomfort #fighters #lumbar #backpain #backbrace #bentnotbroken #nervepain #medication #musclepain #infection #hardware #recovery #medicine #lifeaftersurgery #survivor #support #sutterhealth #refusion #scar #titanium

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bent.not.broken7. Anotha one @1scoliosisjourney love the editing and style of this. I ha

Anotha one @1scoliosisjourney love the editing and style of this. I had a genuinely rough weekend but thankfully I had my wonderfully sweet boyfriend to help me through. I am already aware this week may be a rough one and I’m doing my best to fight the negative thoughts but oh boy this is a fight, the full moon is draining me so much I am ready for it to pass tomorrow and for the start of my month to begin 🏹 ☤ ☤ ☤ ☤ #scoliosis #staystrong #spinalfusion #scoliosisfighters #scoliosisstrong #scoliosisawareness #discomfort #fighters #lumbar #backpain #backbrace #bentnotbroken #nervepain #medication #musclepain #infection #hardware #recovery #medicine #lifeaftersurgery #survivor #support #sutterhealth #refusion #scar #titanium

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higgybears. That smile! So sweet! Like if you agree! #scoliosis

That smile! So sweet! Like if you agree! #scoliosis

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So today I had a surgery to correct my #scoliosis . It took a long time and I'm in a lot of pain right now. I'm so grateful that I could have all this love and support off my friends and family. Thank you so much. Also, Many people joke about scoliosis. It's NOT a joke it's a disability and very painful!! I can't move my body at all. I should be out of hospital in around a week. I can't wait to go home. 😂😂 #scoliosis #scoliosissurgery #bentnotbroken #scoliosisstrong #spinalfusion

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higgybears. Did you know Higgy Elephant had surgery recently? She is recovering we

Did you know Higgy Elephant had surgery recently? She is recovering well and available for purchase at higgybears.com

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bypieta. I absolutely love this. 🙏 Such a beautiful perspective. It’s our life

I absolutely love this. 🙏 Such a beautiful perspective. It’s our life’s experiences that shape us, that builds depth, kinks and quirks. Sometimes the broken moments are what can truly piece us back together along a better more aligned path. 🙌 you are all the more beautiful with all your faults. No one is perfect, and frankly who wants to be! I don’t feel broken today however I did drink a little too much sake last night at Pen Yen restaurant with the delicious @duncanmccrum 😆

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bentnotbrokenfitness. Left 2013 right 2018. Im 5 pounds heavier in the left. This is where #

Left 2013 right 2018. Im 5 pounds heavier in the left. This is where #bentnotbroken started. When i realized that my disability and differences werent a death sentence, but a chance to become the best version of me. Its hurt. Ive crued. Ive walked along the lip of a deep canyon called depression & despair. My family pulled me up. My drive to not be beaten pulled me up. We all face challenges. How we rise tobattle our darkest fears, hanging on till the sun rises again and we get the strength to keep fighting. #motivationfitness #bentnotbroken #disabledlife #disabledandcute #fitness #bodybuilding

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drducvuong. ❤️👏🤯RIGHT?! Our healthcare is actually #sickcare. We need to start v

❤️👏🤯RIGHT?! Our healthcare is actually #sickcare. We need to start valuing our health as much as we value material things. #bentnotbroken #bemore

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Whatever makes you happy do that #renoasfuck

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mattisonlori. @tangocharlieapparel thank you for the outfit!! Softest pants I own!!!

@tangocharlieapparel thank you for the outfit!! Softest pants I own!!! And this shirt definitely got some attention! 😂

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Day 5 of #scoliyogachallenge: side plank. Lots of challenges in this one for me. In fact, I think I prefer to modify it rather than use the full version so I can truly feel the benefits. Nonetheless, my friend Skele was a great cheerleader as I attempted this difficult pose. 💀💀💀 • • • #spinalfusion #scoliosisspinalfusion #scoliosissurgery #spinefusion #fusedspine #pilates #pilatesinstructor #pilatesforscoliosis #scoliosis #scolistrong #bentnotbroken #scoliosisawareness #scoliosiswarrior #scoliyogachallenge @forever_fused @scoliyogagirl @alexmyoga @backupyogi @marypowellyoga @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters

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jayida_jay_ee_dah. Islam and then Jayida. I am MY commitment. Respectful, honest, upright

Islam and then Jayida. I am MY commitment. Respectful, honest, upright, consistent unwavering valor👑 #BentNotBroken #Rib 🧕🏽

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Nap or beach? 💁‍♀️ (trick question, I chose both)

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agritton. Thankful for amazing friends to help me make Carlie feel special! We a

Thankful for amazing friends to help me make Carlie feel special! We are working on her upcoming year as @shrinershospitals patient ambassador. @cortney_taylorsphotography and @angel_dawn87 at @pure_radiance_spa came through for me today. LOVE YOU BOTH! ❤️❤️ #scoliosis #bentnotbroken #shriners

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formfunctionpt. A big Congratulations to this awesome #ironman2018 athlete @pvbell97 f

A big Congratulations to this awesome #ironman2018 athlete @pvbell97 for beating the odds and doing what some said she would never do again!💪❤🏃‍♀️🚴‍♀️🏊‍♀️ #stayinthegame #triathlete #comeback #bentnotbroken

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fightchick. This image of my daughters spine is causing me a lot of sadness. It’s

This image of my daughters spine is causing me a lot of sadness. It’s burned in my mind as we sit and wait for options and answers. No 8 year old should have to go through this, ever. #mybaby #daughters #spine #levoscoliosis #poorkid #momproblems #sad #thissucks #longroadahead #thoracicspine #issues #orthopedic #bentnotbroken

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seeyotos. Boom, bam!! All caught up. Day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge brings us

Boom, bam!! All caught up. Day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge brings us the #sideplank. - This #pose is great for symmetrical lengthening on your side. Symmetry is so important in our lives. If you have a balanced life, you are generally #happier. - Make sure to have a nice microbend in the elbow you are leaning on. Imagine drawing a line from your toes through your head. - - - #yoga #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #yogidad #yogachallenge #strongertthroughyoga #scoliosisstrong #bentnotbroken #manflowyoga #yogafordudes #scoliosisawareness #scoliosis #yogapraise

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seeyotos. Again, late posting... BUT! Here is day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge.

Again, late posting... BUT! Here is day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge. The #downwarddogpose. 🐶 - This #pose is very similar to the #puppypose, except you are not on you knees in the #downdog. Such great spine lengthening and heart opening. I stand and sit at a desk so these are so easy a great to do. - As I said with the day 3 post, this is one of my #favorites. With these poses it’s okay to add movement too! Walk it out a bit and just enjoy! - - - #yoga #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #yogidad #yogachallenge #strongertthroughyoga #scoliosisstrong #bentnotbroken #manflowyoga #yogafordudes #scoliosisawareness #scoliosis #yogapraise

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seeyotos. I got a little behind because of #life. Day 3 of the #scoliyogachallen

I got a little behind because of #life. Day 3 of the #scoliyogachallenge is the #puppypose. 🐶 - As someone with #scoliosis, I absolutely love being able to creat length in my spine; this pose does exactly that. My absolute favorite poses are the heart openers like this and #downwarddogpose and #childpose. - As a Christian, I find such a #spiritual peace in these poses and just imagine I’m at the His throne worshipping. - - - #yoga #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #yogidad #yogachallenge #strongertthroughyoga #scoliosisstrong #bentnotbroken #manflowyoga #yogafordudes #scoliosisawareness #yogapraise

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hnhexperience. What 'Motivates' me on Mondays is being able to do what I love each da

What 'Motivates' me on Mondays is being able to do what I love each day. It just doesn't feel like work. 🔌: @hnhexperience HNHE KIDS Dance Classes every Saturday starting at 2pm! And everyone always asks why I carry drumsticks; well as you hear, it's to keep them on beat😉 • • #HNHE #HNHEKids #HigherNatureHumanExperience #DanceWorkshopSeries #DanceClasses #KidsDanceClasses #DanceTeacher #Dance #HNHEKidsSpecialGuestTA #Movement #BuildConnectCreateVibes #AlwaysASeatatOurTable #LimitlessHumaNs #LittleHumaNsMatter #kdgbbetter #repost #blackittyblack365 #nofearnochill2018 #ScolioSisWarrior #BentNotBroken #nyc #HarlemBornandRaised #UWS #BlackOwnedBusiness #HNHEFallnucopia

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DAY 5 of #scoliyogachallenge The pose of today is #sideplank 💚A simple and yet very intense and effective pose 💪🏻 It's awesome for strengthening your core, which will help you to keep your back up 👌🏼 Plus it helps you to open up and strengthen your convex side. Don't forget to practice equally on both sides though 😉 Swiping left ⬅️ you'll see some variations and video tutorials for the different variations. 😉 Enjoy the great workout & share it with us! 😇 P.S.: don't forget to breathe while holding the pose 😁 _____________________________ Check out the useful tips other hosts have for you 💚 . . ✨Use SCOLIYOGI code for a 30 days free trial of our sponsor @omstarsofficial✨ _____________________________ To qualify for our prices don't forget to: 1. Follow all the hosts and sponsors 2. Post a picture of all our poses 3. Use #scoliyogachallenge and tag all hosts and sponsors under every picture . . Hosts 🧘🏻‍♀️ @backupyogi @marypowellyoga @alexmyoga @forever_fused @scoliyogagirl . . Sponsors 🙏🏻 @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters _____________________________ #scoliosis #scoliosiswarrior #downwarddog #scoliosisfighter #yogaforscoliosis #scoliosisyoga #yoga #yogaeverydamnday #yogachallenge #yogaforbackpain #spinalyoga #scoliosisawareness #bentnotbroken #scoliosisyogi #scoliyogi #scoliyogagirl #yogahelps #scolifam #backcare #backcareyoga #scoliyoga #scoliosishelp #scoliosisstrong #scoliosissupport #scoliosissurvivor #scoliosiswillnotstopme #scoliosisgirl

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arizonaaddictioncenters. A stable personality is crucial for someone who wants to lead a health

A stable personality is crucial for someone who wants to lead a healthy life. Personality disorders tend to co-occur with addiction and lead to contradictory thoughts, behaviors, and interactions that negatively impact the life of victim. Find out how this condition fuels substance abuse by reading our blog, link in bio ☝ #azaddiction #personalitydisorders

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healthy_mind_healthy_you. I’m on a bit of a mission.... one I am not taking lightly. .
These two

I’m on a bit of a mission.... one I am not taking lightly. . These two boys are pretty much my everything, they are who I spend all my time with when their out of school. . I am their mummy, I am their hero and I am their No1 influence. . Big responsibility. . I am going to be unveiling throughout my posts on here just how much of a hypocrite I feel most days. . I am FULL and I mean full of information about health, wellness, food for mindset and foods that help us conquer diseases and anxieties. . Yet my kids and I rarely eat them, why?? . Well... that’s my new decision. I am pumped, excited to share my coaching through a true #holistic lenses. Inside and outside. . Emotional health, Spiritual health, Mental health & of course Physical health. . So... my mission as one mummy determined to change the future for herself and her babies!! And hopefully inspire you along the way!!! 💫❤️💫 . Through the eyes of successes, failure, mini wins and I’m sure near misses haha

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higgybears. Another adorable Higgy Brace recipient! Doll braces fit American Girl

Another adorable Higgy Brace recipient! Doll braces fit American Girl Dolls and other 18” dolls. I can also custom fit a brace for other dolls, just send me an email! lauren@higgybears.com

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higgybears. Purple Butterflies / Boston Brace is the Brace Of The Day! Also availa

Purple Butterflies / Boston Brace is the Brace Of The Day! Also available in WCR and Providence Braces!

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yoga_fountain. 🐶 Day 3 • Puppy Pose 🐶
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🐶 Day 3 • Puppy Pose 🐶 ______________________________ Benefits: 🐶Lengthening the spine 🐶 Strengthening core & glutes 🐶 Lower back pain release _____________________________ To take it further; Go on your finger tips & push them into the ground gently = Activating arm & shoulder muscles or even use yoga blocks to put your hands on, to open your heart area & shoulders even wider. ________________________ Hosts 🧘🏼‍♀️ @scoliyogagirl @alexmyoga @backupyogi @forever_fused @marypowellyoga Sponsors 🏆 @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters _____________________________ #scoliyogachallenge #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #scoliosisyoga #scoliosisyogi #yoga #scoliosisstrong #scoliosisawareness #bentnotbroken #yogaforall #yogachallenge

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“Impossible’s just an opinion, don’t buy it!” - Robin Sharma • • • Competing my first high school TISCA meet. A🥈finish for the #GOHS Grizzlies 🧡💙 Allow your ability to be stronger than your disability!💪 #BraveRy #scoliosisawareness #bentnotbroken #reFUSEtogiveup #fusedbyfaith #iflip4fun #divinglife #idomyownstunts #ohbutican #letmeshowyou

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backupyogi. ⛰ BERGFEST ⛰ 
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That’s what we call it in

⛰ BERGFEST ⛰ _____________________________ That’s what we call it in German if you’re half way there. Keep doing such an amazing job guys! So proud of you! ✨ • • • Day 5 of #scoliyogachallenge ____________________________ HELL YEAH 🤘🏼 ____________________________ #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #scoliosisyoga #scoliosisyogi #yoga #scoliosis #escoliosis #skoliose #skolioseop #scoliosisfighter #scoliosiswarrior #scoliosisfamily #scolifam #scoliosissurgery #scoliosisstrong #scoliosisawareness #scoliosisbrace #bentnotbroken #yogaforall #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #backpain #yogaforbackpain #loveyoga

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marypowellyoga. Day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge is #downwardfacingdog • This an amazi

Day 4 of the #scoliyogachallenge is #downwardfacingdog • This an amazing foundational pose that lengthens the back of the legs, spine, opens and strengthens the shoulders and helps you find the deep core. ✨This pose can feel quite out of line, drawing your attention to your points of contacts on the floor (feet and hands) can really change your alignment. Look out for things like leaning or pushing more on one side, are you pressing into the right bit of the hands/foot. 💙wearing @nitara_london 💙 ✨Use code SCOLIYOGI for a 30 day free trial with @omstarsofficial ✨ Our hosts are: @backupyogi @marypowellyoga @alexmyoga @forever_fused @scoliyogagirl . . Sponsors 🙏🏻 @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters

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yoga_fountain. 🐯 Day 2 • TIger Pose 🐯
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🐯 Day 2 • TIger Pose 🐯 ______________________________ Variation of tiger pose or balancing table pose #dandayamnabharmanasana) Bruce is clearly adding so much weight to my spine I’m dipping a little here 😅 A biggie, especially for scoliosis, balancing the left and right body. I love doing this pose too, luckily I guess, especially with children and adding sound effects ☺️🐯 ______________________________ Hosts 🧘🏼‍♀️ @alexmyoga @backupyogi @scoliyogagirl @forever_fused @marypowellyoga Sponsors 🏆 @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters _____________________________ Benefits of this pose: 🐅 Balance, coordination 🐅 Improves focus 🐅 Core strength 🐅 Lengthens spine ______________________________ Hosts 🧘🏼‍♀️ @alexmyoga @backupyogi @scoliyogagirl @forever_fused @marypowellyoga Sponsors 🏆 @omstarsofficial @hayleyelysefit @korsisisters ______________________________ #scoliyogachallenge #scoliyoga #scoliyogi #scoliosisyoga #yoga #scoliosis #scoliosisawareness #bentnotbroken #yogaforall #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #yogaforbackpain #spine #corestrength #loveyoga #yogaeverywhere

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offtherichter8. Hello Monday it's lovely to see you again.
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Oh yes some days it's ser

Hello Monday it's lovely to see you again. . Oh yes some days it's seriously Hard to get up early for my workout... . Especially on a Monday morning after a long weekend of keeping crazy kids busy and a rest day.... and heading into a busy week.. . But you gotta remember your goals and keep them in the forefront and arrange to work around your schedule. . I am going to be switching up my workout routine to make it work for me. Rest days on my busy days and add in my tougher workouts on my days off. Shorter routines on days needed as well. . Let's get this Started..Who's Ready to Bring It in the New Year?! Need help with your workout schedule?? Time for us to make it work and hit some Goals! . . . #strongasamother #toughasamother #mommystrong #iamstronger #bentnotbroken #strong #choascoordinator #offtherichter #suckitupbuttercup #workout #eatcleantraindirty #spartan #lymes #livingwithdepression #overcome

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