Category Archives: scoliosis

Get Straight Update- 1.5 years In

Welcome to my semi-annual scoliosis straightening plan update. If you’ve been keeping up, you may remember my results from last time- my thoracic curve was 23 degrees, my lumbar curve 26. I’m happy to say I’ve experienced a slight improvement … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Annual Update w/ Photo!

Given the past few months of breakup angst posts and absurd haikus, I bet you thought I had forgotten all about my scoliosis-straightening goals. Well, my friends, I can assure you I’m still making this a priority. I’m doing Bikram … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Ultimate Result Post- 7 months in

I’ve been at this for the past seven months. I’m hoping to eliminate my scoliosis at age 30, leaving me less than fifteen months before I turn 31. I’m beginning to see this may not be a reality, but I … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Photo update

I have been slacking on my updates. Considering my last post was in April, this is a slack of epic proportions. I’ve been feeling a bit discouraged in my progress as of late. I secretly hoped that I would be … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Picture # 2

Well hello there, fine folks. It’s now come to that time where I post another picture of the progress of my spine. I can’t believe it’s been a month already. Now, aside from Bikram 5-6 times a week, I haven’t … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Weeks 3 & 4

I like to reiterate in all of my “Get Straight” posts that my personal goal is to straighten my scoliosis by age 30 (giving me about 21 months before I turn 31).¬† I’ve found it difficult to stick to my … Continue reading

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Get Straight: Week 1

I have a personal goal to cure my scoliosis before I turn 30. You can find my four-point plan here. Here’s my rundown of week 1. Bikram: I haven’t had a day off since last Sunday and that day off … Continue reading

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Get Straight: The Plan

As I established in my previous post, it’s my goal to beat scoliosis at age 30. This gives me 305 days until I hit 30, and 669 days before I reach 31. Now, ideally, I’d love to get this whole … Continue reading

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Get Straight: The History

I have been struggling with a case of moderate scoliosis since I was first diagnosed around the age of fifteen. I remember mentioning to my mother that my hips appeared¬†uneven. I thought perhaps it was a common side effect of … Continue reading

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Bikram: A like story Part 2 (The Benefits!)

As I established in my last post, I’ve been practicing Bikram for almost six months. I go at least five times a week, rain or shine. I would go every single day in an ideal world, but sometimes life gets … Continue reading

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