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Old October 19 2012, 05:38 PM   #661
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^Nice ankle!
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^Lots of things (friends & family mostly) but I didn't like any of the side effects to the medicine the professionals wanted me to take so I wasn't medicated and that might have had some influence on my chosen look at some point.
I'm glad you're doing better. I didn't realize the picture was representative of a difficult or negative time in your life, but I really do like it. It's quirky and fun. I know how you feel about medications. They are great for some people but definitely not the right course for everyone. For me they were the right choice for awhile, but not any more. I'm glad you're doing better!

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Had some professional pictures done today. Here's one:



Aren't my lungs pretty?
That's an eerie amount of detail on your spine there! Also, the scale on the side, is that the actual length from one point to the other on your body then? In that case, I knew you where a bit shorter then I am, but not by that much. Scale is a hard thing to estimate some times.
The level of detail, I suspect, is due to it being a CT rather than an xray. They were looking for a pulmonary embolism, which, fortunately, they did not find! As for the scale, I had to convert it to inches to check, but it looks like that's the actual length.
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Old October 19 2012, 05:43 PM   #662
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I'm glad you're doing better. I didn't realize the picture was representative of a difficult or negative time in your life, but I really do like it. It's quirky and fun. I know how you feel about medications. They are great for some people but definitely not the right course for everyone. For me they were the right choice for awhile, but not any more. I'm glad you're doing better!
Thanks! -it was a long time ago (well, a couple of years or three) and I was 'on the up-turn' at the time of the picture and actually only made it to show in some earlier iteration of this thread iirc
Thanks!
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Old October 19 2012, 07:31 PM   #663
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I've posted a different view before, but here's my lower spine - don't hate me because I'm beautiful:
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Old October 19 2012, 07:56 PM   #664
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Bookstore run last month:

The Star Trek Shelf


The Star Wars Aisle:



Quick swing by the scrap yard for some parts. What ya' think, safe to get under and pull the tank and spindles off of?

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Old October 19 2012, 08:42 PM   #665
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^Lots of things (friends & family mostly) but I didn't like any of the side effects to the medicine the professionals wanted me to take so I wasn't medicated and that might have had some influence on my chosen look at some point.
I am really pleased for you that you had friends and family there. Great! And hey, there are folks walking around in get up that makes yours look positively small-time tame, and no one is trying to medicate those... haha! :-D Camden High Street, London, on the weekend... enough said, especially the hardcore punks! Love it!
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Old October 19 2012, 08:46 PM   #666
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Had some professional pictures done today. Here's one:



Aren't my lungs pretty?
That's an eerie amount of detail on your spine there! Also, the scale on the side, is that the actual length from one point to the other on your body then? In that case, I knew you where a bit shorter then I am, but not by that much. Scale is a hard thing to estimate some times.
The level of detail, I suspect, is due to it being a CT rather than an xray. They were looking for a pulmonary embolism, which, fortunately, they did not find! As for the scale, I had to convert it to inches to check, but it looks like that's the actual length.
Ah, that would explain it. I've only ever gotten xrays and ultrasound done.
Also, i was convinced for some reason that distance on me was a lot longer for some reason. And yes, while it is, it's not as much longer as I thought it was. It's about 45 centimeters on me, so that's slightly under 18 inches. I do have a really tall torso though.
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Old October 19 2012, 11:47 PM   #667
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Zombie Walk.



Had a horrible hangover that day, barely any makeup required....
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Old October 20 2012, 12:00 AM   #668
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^ That is absolutely scary!
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Old October 20 2012, 12:01 AM   #669
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Thanks. That's what we aimed for.
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Old October 20 2012, 03:41 PM   #670
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Old October 20 2012, 03:54 PM   #671
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Bookstore run last month:

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looks like mine! I keep hoping my regular visits will give them a hint!
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Old October 20 2012, 04:28 PM   #672
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I've posted a different view before, but here's my lower spine - don't hate me because I'm beautiful:
Having trouble figuring this out. What direction are we seeing it from?
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Old October 20 2012, 04:38 PM   #673
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^ From the inside, it looks like.

(Badump bump. TISH)
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Old October 20 2012, 06:10 PM   #674
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Having trouble figuring this out. What direction are we seeing it from?
I was laying face down. It's my L5-S1 (last Lumbar, first Sacral vertebra). The screws and rods are holding me together. New bone has also grown in now - the image is from 4 yrs ago.
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Old October 20 2012, 11:02 PM   #675
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We took a few pictures for our Christmas card today. I like the look on her face in this one.



Hamming it up.


This is the one we'll be using for the card.
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