Name : Cindy Meacham
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult: 54 years old
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Area(s) affected: Left femur
My name is Cindy Meacham. I am 54 years-old and live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. My melorheostosis resides in my left femur. I most likely incurred it as a young girl forced into ballet after knee surgeries again and again. By age 16, I had had 9 surgeries (medial and lateral meniscus). To date now, my left knee has been replaced twice, an ACL on my right knee and three surgeries on my right shoulder: calcific tendonitis, and 2 rotator cuff repairs. Currently, I am divorced but, fortunately, have a wonderful support group with my daughter, grandson and many friends. I'm currently in school learning computer basics and will start in summer to study to be a paralegel. Pain is my friend, I understand it well. My back has bulging discs and a pinched sciatica nerve.
So pain is a part of my life everyday - all day. But we must all persevere and do our best to keep strong and look ahead at a promising future.
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