I Am Determined

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 355 People

    The Brooklyn Bridge

      In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. However bridge building experts throughout the world...
    maxwell maxwell
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2007

    I think i finally just stood up to my bully of

    2 years i hope things are only going to get better from now on and you should to thankyou to everyone who supported me this app the the push i needed xxxxx
    chlo345 chlo345
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

    I feel like my experience reshaped how I'm

    responding to the world around me, somewhat for the better, somewhat not. I'm trying to workout each day as I hear the endorphan increase can help adjust low or cranky moods. Trying to take my stressful or low days five minutes at a time. Reminding myself to stop and smell the...
    oversimplification oversimplification
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2015

    I used to think commitment was like a promise;

    something you can break, say "sorry", and forget about it the next day. But then I fell in love. I made a promise on February 27th 2013 to never love anyone more than Alex. Back then I made a million promises, and broke around half of them (but who doesn't? "I won't be late, I...
    aprettytragedy aprettytragedy
    18-21, F
    Feb 27, 2014

    When I was thrown to the wolves,

    I told you, that I'd come back to take what is rightfully mine. And now I stand before leading the very pack of wolves you threw me to.
    DrugStorePoet DrugStorePoet
    18-21, M
    Mar 10, 2014
    andrewdurry andrewdurry
    22-25, M
    Dec 17, 2014

    From Rags To Riches!

    I am a certificate holder of caregiving and healthcare services , registered midwife in my homeland and currently pursuing bachelor of nursing. I just realised that as a student back home I am rich because even though I don't ask my parents extra money I learnt to save some with...
    behindthedark behindthedark
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2013

    stop waiting for prince charming.

    get up and go find him. the poor idiot may be stuck in a tree or something.
    Bharbert Bharbert
    16-17, F
    May 17, 2014

    Im Finally Mobile Again

    When i was 18 i got my first car, a 1962 Rambler with 3 on the tree. Thus began my love affair with cars and my freedom. I have gone through approx 10 cars in the past 26 years, all overlapping. There was never a lapse in my freedom. My mobility was never in question, I could...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

    I lost the one girl I loved more

    than anything in this world. But yet, I am determined to win her heart once more. She wanted to see a changed person. She will get it. I have 6 months to change into the person she once saw me as. I can only hope she hasn't found someone else by then
    AnubisRising AnubisRising
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 4

    I Don't Want Free $ With Strings.

    I have written at length about my failed relationship, with an outcome of freedom. That part is all good. It's the aftermath that is going a bit rough at the moment. My "man" left me with an enormous debt; rent wasn't always paid, utilities weren't always paid leaving me trying...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

    TO Make It

    The ultimate Long Island that is... Just left the liquor store and after a very long talk with a very sweet cashier I was given the secret. That said here I am giving it a test run. Only problem is that I don't have the little shot glass he told me to use so in it's place I used...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Nov 26, 2008

    Now that it is 2016 I think i need to stick to

    my guns. Instead of giving in to weak temptation, I need to focus on how the outcome of negative actions will affect me long term. I cant continue to be swept up in a possible. I need to make sure that I achieve a successful outcome. So any time that I am tempted to go to...
    Alwysblue Alwysblue
    31-35, F
    Jan 5

    I've Always Been Determined To Make It

    i've been determined all my life to make through every challenge that i've faced even though it's been difficult but now my goal is to get through high school and move on eventually to college which won't be easy but i'm determined to make that my ultimate goal in my life right...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 8, 2009

    I Just Saw the Movie "Rudy"

    It's old - 1993 But I'd never seen it before.  It was amazing to see a story of such determination.  I dont know if I could have kept at it, but he did, and made a difference in the life of his teammates. If you havent seen it before I recommend it. Never give up...
    Willowtree7 Willowtree7
    26-30, F
    Mar 3, 2009

    Electronics

    Received my Wii today.  Got it hooked up and all...very excited to start playing...Can't get the TV to recognize the Wii console.I hate my TV! 
    akasarah akasarah
    51-55, F
    14 Responses Jan 27, 2010

    A determined soul will do more with a rusty

    monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. - - Robert Hughes
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Mar 10, 2015

    I'm determined to figure this out

    and get the results I want. :)
    trin2013 trin2013
    31-35, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    Hahaha soooo I met this amazing girl on here,

    she's a great friend!! funny, beautiful, crazy, lolz she is soooooo awesome! soooomewhere down the line im gonna have to try and win her before someoneee else does, sooooo wish me luck xD
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2015

    I Need To Believe In Me

    I am determined to keep my 4.0 consistent in college. Why? So that I can prove to myself that I can be as amazing as I feel that I am. I want other people to feel that I am amazing too. I want them to see that I'm amazing, to trust that I am as intelligent as I know that I am...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    May 9, 2012

    You better hop up on

    that train and don't you look back cuz livin in the past can throw you off the tracks
    hermosaa9001 hermosaa9001
    16-17, F
    Jan 1, 2015

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