After posting the song boozer wrote, I think that he should share a part of what he has lived in his childhood.
First of all, as you might know it, Boozer is crippled since birth. He has a brittle bone disease, osteogenisis imperfecta (OI) (think about the movie the unbreakable), Type V. Now the type V is a rare mutation is the genes of this already rare disease. When boozer breaks a bone, the callus that is supposed to protect the bone while it repairs does not go away after the bone is in perfect shape. Instead it inflates at astonishing sizes, causing the worst pain immaginable.
So first thing first... When boozer was 3 months old, he underwent surgery for an inguinal hernia. He was gased and recieved pain killers afterwards (probably opiates). He now has scars on both side of the groin.
When he was 9 months old, he fractured a femur when his father tried to remove drapes under him. The docs needed to perform general anasthesia since boozer moved too much when the tried to put on the cast. Again, he was prescribed pain killers.
Between 1-3 years old, Boozer broke both bones of his right arm, a rib, two tibias, an ankle and the same femur. He also squashed more than 6 vertebras.
Then, the worst thing in his life happened when he was 3 and a half. He was leaving the hospital for a routine check to the pediatrist, when he fell down a stair. He broke his left femur. This was the first time his callus had reacted. The docs didn't knew what this thing was. He was hospitalised for quite some time, in extreme pain and put on morphine. Heck, they OD him once because morphine just didn't do the job. He lost conscience and woke up next to his nurse uncle and other medical staff. After a while, they finally sent him back home for not that much of a time. The docs where starting to think that they should amputate boozer, that the thing was maybe a bone tumor or something. His thigh made 39' of circonference and it was still growing.
Not long before he was supposed to get operated, a doctor from montreal talked to his family and told them that maybe there was hope if they could send him to the shriners hospital of canada. They had specialists in OI and he knew that one there had seen one case like this in his life, this doc only had heard of this once, and he knew it wasn't a tumour.
So off they went to montreal. Boozer was hospitalised for 6 months in a row, the longest in his life. He was depressed, talked about suicide, was in pain so much that he couldn't even move anymore unless it was his mouth or eyes, had lost most of his muscles and his thigh made now 42' of circonference. They made him wear a corset to stabilise his spine. He broke a couple of bones there, such as a tibia and a femur (in which they put a metal rod).
After that, he went back home (he was 5 and was starting school soon). Physiotherapy and "torture" brought him back at a stable point, where he could barely stand but at least he was able to sit straight in a wheelchair. While he was in montreal, they had given him benzos on the nights he wasn't able to sleep.
When he was 6, he was involed in a car accident on the highway. He squashed 6 vertebras, broke a tibia and had pain to his head.
Anyway, he underwent surgery multiple times in his life:
- the hernia (3 M.O)
- the broken femur (9 M.O.)
- criconcision (5yo)
- femur rod (5yo)
- both tibia rods (6yo)
- right arm radial head removal (8yo)
- femur rod change and femoral head being put in place as it had moved (10 yo) (this is the surgery that made boozer lose again his muscles and almost made him lose any hope in his efforts)
- left tibia rod replacement and tibia twist around (they cut his bone in half then turned the bottom part upside-down so the bone could be straight when it would repair) (12 yo)
- multiple bone biopsies (at least 6) each requiring genral anhesthesia
He also broke more than 15 bones including:
both tibias (mlutiple time), a fibula, both femurs (multiple time), both his right arm bones (two times), an ankle, multiple ribs, the tailbone, his right elbow, his right shoulder...
He also suffered multiple (over 30) medically unnoted micro bone fractures (they can't see anything on the x rays but boozer felt bone pain).
Other awful things he got: over 17 scars, legs, arms and upper body are deformed (the only thing normal is his head), he got 47°-40° scoliosis (his spine makes a S), lordosis (the bottom also curves inward), he's slighlty curving on the right side when standing straight, Has a difference of 10 cm between each of his leg lenght, is really complexed about his manhood and has a couple pounds to lose...
To add to it: most people in his life betrayed him, used him or left him when he tried to talk about all the sad things he lived because they said that he was too down. He never got much friends that didn't manipulate him until he was 14, an even then they used him.
How can someone be positive when one suffered all boozer suffered. He sometimes really hates society for not even caring about him, leaving him all alone and making him feel like he's a burden to the tax payers. (If boozer doesn't have a Ph D or at least really good education he probably never will have a job, since around where he is there is a popular belief that handicapped people needs to be pitied). Boozer just wants to fine a normal girl that could appreciate him for what he is. Maybe he isn't made to live... Anyway I would like to know what he did or will do to deserve such as life...
Sorry people, I know I will probably lose the few friends I made on DF now that you all know how depressive and violent boozer can be. :cry:
Please know that boozer loves you all even if he was raped by life.