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Author Topic: Calling all humpers  (Read 3335 times)

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Offline aztecan

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Calling all humpers
« on: August 04, 2008, 12:37:53 AM »
I was just wondering whether any of my fellow hump denizens have a problem with it being tender to the touch?

For those unfamiliar, I am talking about a hump on the back that is a result of lipohypertrophy, not to be confused with its wicked stepsister, lipoatrophy.

I find my hump is tender to the touch. Not a light touch, but the type of touch that occurs during a massage or similar activity.

It isn't a stabbing pain, nor does it continue if contact ceases. But it is there during the contact. It feels rather like someone is applying pressure to a bruise or a sore muscle.

So, anyone else notice this or is it just me?

HUGS,

Mark
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Re: Calling all humpers
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2008, 08:57:54 AM »
Hi Mark,

I don't have this issue (no hump) but a good mate of mine does with hers. She mentioned to me one time that every time her granddaughter hugs her around the neck, it hurts her hump. Also the weight of a heavy coat resting on it causes her discomfort.

Ann
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Re: Calling all humpers
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2008, 10:56:05 AM »
Hey Ann,

The heavy coat thing is intresting. I have found suspenders (braces for those Anglophiles amonst us) can be painful depending on where they ride on the back and shoulders.

Let's hear it for oversized clothes!  ;)

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Mark
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Re: Calling all humpers
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2008, 11:05:30 AM »
Hi Mark,

I don't think the coat causes her pain, from what she said I gather it's more a thing of being more aware that it's there and a feeling of uncomfortableness like the coat isn't fitting correctly. I can't recall the exact word she used, but it conveyed that idea precisely. Her hump is mainly at the point where the shoulders meet the neck, right where the collar lies. It's not terribly big, only noticable when she shows it to you.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Calling all humpers
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2008, 11:40:03 PM »
Yep, that's a good way to describe it. Things just don't fit correctly. I am buying extra large shirts because I otherwise look ridiculous. My neck is so large I have to leave the top three buttons undone.

Looks silly, trust me.

Oh, and turtlenecks are out, as are mock turtlenecks.

My hump isn't huge either. But between it and the goiter I have growing in the front, there just is no way I can comfortably wear a shirt fully buttoned or a tie. Actually, that is a plus, because I hate wearing ties.

But my hump does hurt if its pressed upon or if I wear suspenders or some other restrictive clothing for a goodly length of time.

Oh well, it could be worse. I could be dead like most of my contemporaries. So, I'll just count my blessings and practice my Lon Chaney impressions.

HUGS,

Mark
« Last Edit: August 06, 2008, 11:42:09 PM by aztecan »
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Re: Calling all humpers
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2008, 06:43:37 AM »
Mark, you could always unbutton a couple more buttons and add in a gold medalion to complete the look. ;) 

~ducks~

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HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

 


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