Dealing With Scoliosis

by Dee

I realised I had scoliosis in grade six, when I was constantly reminded by my mother to stand straight. At first I did not really understand what she meant because to me I felt fine. I felt like I was standing the right way but I later realised my body is slanted.

Having scoliosis really affected me. I pushed my love for playing the piano and performing aside because I never wanted to come out in public for people to realise I was not 'normal'. I would cry at night and pray that I would wake up the next morning and have a normal back like everyone else.
I remember days that I would feel like dying because of a rude comment someone in my family had said about my back.
A year ago, I was sitting with my bestfriend and telling her about an dress and mentioned that I couldn't wear a particular dress because of my scoliosis. She looked at me and asked me what that was and after explaining she admitted to me that she had never realised this.
Unconsciously, I had developed this fashion sense that made me dress decently at the same time covering up my scoliosis. I did this because I decided not to let the scoliosis stop me from what I wanted to do (playing the piano). I am very grateful to God for how He has made me. I am fearfully and wonderfully made and there is nothing wrong with me. I was made in His image therfore I AM PERFECT. I just want to tell all the other teens out there that yes we will go through some things that will try and suppress our potentials but that it just the devil trying to interfere with God's plan in our life.
God has a plan for our lives. We just have to decided that we are beautiful. We are wonderful. The creator of the Sun and the Earth we live on could definitely not have made a mistake with us. Love your self. Ask God to make you see what He sees in you. Everything happens for a reason. My backbone is the best thing that happened to me and it is something I would never change. I love how I dress because of it and I love how I have learnt to accept myself for who I am. Put your life in God's hand you will never be alone. Thank you anyone who read this. Stay blessed and stay happy and beautiful in Christ

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