I Am Battling Demons of My Past I Will Succeed

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    Blessings Are In The Bowel

    The down cycle of my depression lasted just a handful of days, and while I did isolate myself in my room the majority of these days (except the two days of the weekend that I spent drinking with a friend), I wasn't completely immobile. I applied to jobs via the internet, I...
    kristinlately kristinlately
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2010

    Stay United With The Larger Body--Insight Gained after reading Henri Nouwen

    "You still have a way to go, and there will be times when your friends are puzzled or even disillusioned by what is happening to you. At certain moments things may seem more difficult for you than before; they may look worse than when you began." These opening lines...wow...
    kristinlately kristinlately
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2011

    Mostly Not Hectic Battling Anymore Either

    but stil got "demons" of the past .. sounds liek sum type of jack black song *LOL* :P its more hte feeling of past nonsense, and theyve mostly been about or spawned from the same old nonsense, gosh its taken long to get to where i feel mostly okay nowadaze, but woohoo...
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    Aug 31, 2007

    Not Exactly Battling

    im not doing a lot of battling but sometimes it just comes up
    Eamane Eamane
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2007

    I Fought Ed Today And I Won.

    Lately I've been scared. I'm scared I'm lonely, I'm scared to be alone. These feelings have a hold over me I try and coach myself out of them but sometimes I break. I am so terrified that my life won't be what I want it to be that I forget to live it. I obsess over body image and...
    releasingme releasingme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2011

    You Say That Your Demons Can Cool the Earth

    I have so many  things in my past that i have  went through and have been able to overcome ... And im still  recovering from some of them but i refuse to let them beat me up ... Most of them are things i cant control ... so in realizing that  im weeding out...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    6 Responses May 10, 2007


    My sexual abuse started at a very young age -something like 5 - it was at the hands of my older brother. The most salient memories of that time of my life were realising that the bathroom with the door locked was the safest place I felt I could hide myself in order to fall asleep...
    picklelilly picklelilly
    36-40, F
    Nov 12, 2012

    Mom and my first step mom,

    if you read this now I just want to say. I am a fighter battling my demons and you won't stop me , so think you for making me a fighter .
    Hotbodykitten Hotbodykitten
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2015

    Battling Demons

    Battling demons,Yes, of the past,I'll win,In the end,Always do,This time,No exception!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 11, 2012

    World War Iii. And I'm Winning It.

    Yesterday I was all doom and gloom, or more like fire and brimstone. That still tends to happen every once in a while. At least I wasn't depressed.But the fact is, I absolutely love this year so far. Things are changing. I'm gaining independence, I'm going out every once in a...
    TimothyParadox TimothyParadox
    22-25, M
    Apr 23, 2011
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