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I Am Dealing With Living With Spina Bifida

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    I Am Dealing With Bi Polar

    hi, yes i am dealing with bipolar.It all started many years ao, i have fallen from the highest mountain,in my mind and crawled to the very depts of hell.i have been so frightened, i did  not think you could fear that much,i have lost all hope, in life, and have spent many...
    mandyashby mandyashby 41-45 Feb 16, 2012

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    Running Was A Way Of Life

    I was the best sprinter my high school ever promoted, and cheered for. I always wanted to be good at something nobody else could measure up to. I was either first or second crossing the yellow line, confidence in my abilities brought me great happiness. The last lap was my...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 43 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    And Not Doing A Very Good Job At It

    i am so ******* lonely, i just want to be loved, is that so wrong? i really hate life, nothing ever seems to go the way i want it too.
    drippy72 drippy72 41-45, M Jul 6, 2012

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    My Bodies Broke But My Heads Held High!

    My name is Alisha. I'm 30 years old and I was born with Spina Bifida Myelomenglocele.. I have Arnold Chiari Malformation and teathering of the spinal cord as a result of the Spina Bifida.. I am very much so amblitory and can get around the house very well but have trouble out at...
    alisha459777 alisha459777 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Spina Bifida

    I was born with it, and it has added to my life a lot of suffering, i just want to be pain free and walk right for once. For me it's emotionally draining, can't wait for my surgery.
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Its Not Me Who Has Spina Bifida Its My Nephew :(

    hello, im heather and my nephew logan has spina bifida and hydrocefilis- i dont no how to spell it :L, when he was born the doctors said he was never going to make it they were wrong! logan is the best think to happen to my family my sister is wrighting a book about him called...
    heatherxoxo heatherxoxo 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Newcomer

    Hi Everyone! My name is Kristina and I am new to EP. I have never joined a support group, nevermind an online support group. I must admit I am a little embarrassed to be joining such a site, but I don't know what else to do or where else to turn. I am a 31 y/o intelligent woman...
    KristinaFL81 KristinaFL81 31-35 1 Response Mar 4, 2012

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    my name is natalie. i'm 29 years old with spina bifida myelomeningocele. i could walk until about 13 years old, and then had a cyst in my back that pressed on my spinal cord and...
    katiefanatic katiefanatic 26-30, F Feb 8

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    I was born with spina bifida. I've never walked, I've always used a wheelchair to get around
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Feb 15

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    So for a few years now I've been dealing with my manic-depression and it's gotten better and worse through time. I began taking mediciation to help when I was 12 though it didn't...
    13nanna 13nanna 18-21, F Feb 22

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    This is REALLY long, but I feel I have to share my experience. My fiance and I met when I was in 9th grade and he was in 10th grade. We went to the same high school and met through...
    NewMommy2015 NewMommy2015 18-21, F Feb 17

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    My brother's fiance has him living in the basement and is controlling how much he gets to see his baby (which was very much the biggest reason he wanted to stay in this...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 Feb 22

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    There has to be some reason That you have blessed me with this child A perfect beautiful baby girl That so many women long to have But have not been able to conceive So Who am I...
    SouthernAngel6711 SouthernAngel6711 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 22 years old. I've never been in trouble. I've never smoked weed. I've been an A+ student since I could write my name. But drinking has caused me such turmoil. On New Years I...
    Bridget1818 Bridget1818 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    I've suffered from some kind of guilt complex. If someone is missing their wallet or money and I know I didn't take it I feel guilty, in the back of my mind I think that maybe I...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    My boyfriend is a longtime sufferer of depression. As am I. As now, is his 17 year old son. My boyfriend and I have been in "remission" (I guess you'd call it) for a little while...
    megwolitzer megwolitzer 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Why can't I do anything the correct way. Why must I pretend as though all my problem are mere puffs of smoke that will eventually disperse and go away. I want to be able to...
    Danlor9991 Danlor9991 22-25, M Feb 17

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    Charges were dropped and I got my license back today! Never ever will I do that again. Worst mistake of my life. Here's to a new chapter!
    gonegirl7575 gonegirl7575 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I was super depressed on verge to suicide an someone was nice enough to make me feel even worse i was close to tears an reaching for death then all of a sudden my mood is all giddy...
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 18-21, M Feb 19

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    My boyfriend passed on 1 month and two days ago in a hit and run accident and it has been a very emotional roller coaster. And sometimes feel like I'm losing my mind! Need someone...
    shemisseshim shemisseshim 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I don't really know that I'm infertile yet. But we've been trying for a while and it hasn't happened. I feel like something is wrong but am trying not to get discouraged or worry...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love writing. Sometimes, what I'm working on can have no relation with the root of my stress but it can help relieve me of stress. On the contrary, when I do write about my...
    FreeWriter2307 FreeWriter2307 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Life Lessons - by Jason Wachob 1. "You can't connect the dots going forward; you can only connect them looking backward." Steve Jobs was right on the money with this one. There...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I really do. My sister thought it'd be a great idea if they used the shower head to wash the dogs. That's great except they didn't put it on the right way. Every time someone tried...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Where do I begin? I have been with a narcissist for 3 and a half years. All of that time was so confusing. This could easily turn into pages, but I will be vague as possible. Even...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Hi All ! I want to know if I am seeing this situation for what it really is or if my judgement is being clouded by my own insecurities and fear or imagined.. or there is a genuine...
    lolitaloa lolitaloa 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I really am, honestly sweartogod :-P. I'm past the reflection phase after dealing with some life tragedies, so in short, when my life was shattered and during the process of...
    earlycrisis earlycrisis 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I don't even know where to begin. My ex-girlfriend/ now close friend whom I have been in love with for over a year now and have talked to everyday for the past year until 3 weeks...
    zenwolf27 zenwolf27 26-30, F Feb 10

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    I dont know why. I have experienced things they've gone through and I needed someone at that moment but i didn't have anyone. So, I want to be there for them. Even though they...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Why not, Herpes is a common infection which doesn’t end your life. Herpes in no way can stop you from having a lovely life like many other uninfected people. Herpes is very...
    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I broke up with him today. Of course I'm hurt, but I was constantly accused of being a liar, a manipulator, a deceiver, and a cheater. I am not any of those things. He was always...
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Well, I understand that dealing with one's own sexuality can take time, but I feel like I really can't deal with it alone, or just ignore it, for that matter. It all started at...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I would like to write about the climax of my life… falling in love with my teacher. This particular teacher had a great impact on my life. In fact, I fell in love with him. For...
    FloristGirl FloristGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    My son had choked on a piece of candy corn in December and that is when our roller coaster ride started. Two months later the biopsies taken from his first endoscopy provided us...
    Bbisvctk Bbisvctk 36-40 1 Response Feb 23

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    It is going on two months since we met on that sparkling day. I started several months ago when we thought it a good idea to meet and see if the feelings we have online for one...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 14 Responses Feb 24

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    I have been dealing with anxiety for the last four years. I think that I always had it but I self medicated with weed and whiskey. Since I got sober four years ago, I have had to...
    OhShucksGoDucks OhShucksGoDucks 36-40, F Feb 26

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    I've been dealing with a guy for a year now "friends with benefits" and I caught feelings for him and I let it be known...but he does not feel the same. how can you not catch...
    brijk20 brijk20 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    12 Truths About Defensive Behavior - BY LINDA CARROLL Here are 12 truths about defensiveness — what it is and why it happens — that can help us better understand this self...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    I've had quite a lot of MH health challenges over several decades and my current work situation is making it difficult for me to manage my emotions. Today has really pissed me off...
    LonePony LonePony 36-40, F 21 hrs ago

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    I love writing. Sometimes, what I'm working on can have no relation with the root of my stress but it can help relieve me of stress. On the contrary, when I do write about my...
    FreeWriterx FreeWriterx 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I really love spinach. I am amazed by how such an enourmous bunch of spinach can become such a tiny amount in my bowl. I love how it tastes, and how good it makes me feel...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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