Author: Angela Semwogerere
My personal story
Almost four and a half years ago, like most 26 year olds, life seemed to be fairly good. I had a job, great friends, amazing family, could afford to pay bills, so I could honestly say that I was fairly happy with the life I had created for myself. However towards the last quarter of 2006 I started to develop a nagging pain in my lower back. I did not think anything of it and simply resorted to taking mild pain killers whenever the pain really got to me. After all, what should I expect when I sit in front of the PC all day?
However, by the end of December the pain had started really becoming more than the usual nagging pain and the mild pain killers did not seem to have the same effect they previously had. So I made a decision to pay...