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I Am Happy to Be Alive

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    it's been a bad bad day

    but who gives a ****. could be sad all day but I don't feel like it
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    One of the Lucky Ones

    i know now, that i am meant to be here onthis earth for a reason.. i just finished my last rounds of testing.. and all my tests were negative... there is definately a higher power... there is not a chance in the world that i should have walked away from the lifestyle i was...
    angeldevon angeldevon 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Sharing Experiences

    Hi, my name is Matt Storer, I'm an artist studying at Loughborough University and I need people to share their stories for my work.My work is about human behaviour and how we all interact through different outlets, needless to say this part of my work is from the point of the...
    mattstorer mattstorer 18-21, M Oct 15, 2011

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    I want to tell everyone awake about your

    indescribable beauty, shout out your name all over the place and give you all my attention tonight, tomorrow and certainly on Christmas Eve. That feeling
    Mandy0111 Mandy0111 26-30, F Dec 6, 2014

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    Hit like if you feel alive

    and happy. Cox they dont last forever :)
    aliakhtar17 aliakhtar17 18-21, M Aug 14, 2014

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    I've died a few times,

    but I woke up. Closing your eyes thinking it's the end really challenges your views of religion.
    Bernabe89 Bernabe89 22-25, M Dec 7, 2014

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    Death

    Each one of us is a Universe.  Driving to work today in the dark, white lines visible as they come rushing toward me and disappear under the car.  Dark shadow of my hand on the dark shadow of the wheel, moving back an forth with the rhytum of the road.  Shadows and light, the...
    Leporid Leporid 56-60, M Aug 26, 2011

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    ^_^

    Thanks for give me peace Thanks for giving me pleasure Thanks for giving me air to breath Thanks for the good health Thanks for giving me couple of trusted friends and caring family Thanks for giving me the right to choose Thanks for the good memories Thanks for giving me...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F Nov 23, 2013

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    I'm Glad Those Pills Didn't Work...

    I used to be suicidal. But now I'm a mom, and I can't imagine my life any different than it is right now. Granted, it could be a little bit better, but I'm thankful for what I have, especially my son! 
    WinterEvolett WinterEvolett 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    This is my day of relaxation

    after my road trip just to take everything all in. My friends ask what I did, but they don't understand how much I've learned. How much more about life I've realized. As far as making new realizations go, I'd like to compare my road trip to an acid trip or maybe mushrooms. My...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Dec 7, 2014

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    Good Morning!

    Life's good so far. My only worried aren't so big, I'll get there eventually. As my habibi says, "Take it day by day." Eventually I'll accomplish all those things I want to do. In the mean time, I'll just focus I the now. I shouldn't be too worried about my life, I'm alive...
    habibihayati habibihayati 18-21, F Oct 15, 2013

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    All Cried Out

    Ok, so maybe I screwed up my testimony yesterday.  That may have costed me.  But I woke up and realized that I am just happy to be alive and watch my children play for another day
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2008

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    vikasgaiwad vikasgaiwad 22-25, M Dec 6, 2014

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    Survivor

    I fought my way to this time and placeBlood and tears and painA challenge every dayTo learn to move with and within this battered bodyTo find pride in my scarsAnd bruisesAnd woundsA battle waged for freedomThat I wonNo victory ever could be sweeter
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Dec 3, 2011

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    At This Moment, I Am Happy to Be Alive..

     I am not usually this happy. About three hours ago, I was on here, feeling alone and depressed. I am 14, and my moods are never average. They are either very high, or very low. It's a bit hard sometimes. I am happy for a reason that would probably sound very simple...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9, 2009

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    Alive!

    I won't lie, im happy to be alive and doing good at the moment. I mean anything is better than being dead right?, right. And you should be happy too  life is moving fast and we're just going for the ride.~The End~  
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Nov 5, 2012

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    I Am Free ...

    am I ? 
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    Yup

    Because being alive rules!! I love it so much. Life has its ups and downs, but when you focus on the ups, you just soar!!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    Happy to Be Alive

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F Jan 9, 2009

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    imextraordinary imextraordinary 18-21, F Sep 4, 2014

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    Being Grateful

    Isn't it funny, in a sad sort of way, how often we get so mired down in every day depressions like bills, job, responsibilities and such until we forget just how lucky we are to be alive? It can take something as simple as anaphylatic shock, a sever car wreck or as in my...
    peanutbrittle peanutbrittle 46-50, F 2 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Life Update

    October 15th 2011 LIFE UPDATE I know I haven’t been consistent with EP this year, but don't worry, I haven’t forgotten about my dear friends who were with me through hard times :] Hmm, let's see. I'm in my JR. Year at CC. I will be done with all of my General Studies by...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    Oh Yeah

    But that's only until proof surfaces that there is something better than this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9, 2011

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    Happy Days

    I met this lovely person who seems to enjoy just spending time with me. I realized I don't have to fill the empty space in conversation just for the sake moving my lips. I found someone that can kiss my soul just by being near. It is nice having a friend and a lover at the same...
    GentlemanTony GentlemanTony 36-40, M Jul 1, 2011

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    I like to take a second

    and just breathe. God it feels good to just let the head fall back, look up at the sky, and just inhale life. I don't have to know if there's a reason why I'm here, what my purpose is, what's the meaning of life, or who made the universe. I just have to breathe in and be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Pleasure and Pain Loss and Gain Praise and Blame Fame and Disgrace.

    Those 8 feelings constantly pooling us in different directions, causing suffering. They are also known as eight worldly dharmas, or 8 worldly concerns.  Getting what you want, and avoiding getting what you do not want. Wanting (instant) happiness, and not wanting unhappiness...
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    Life Is A Gift - Just Live It :)

    #1Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. ~ Anthony Robbins#2I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain. ~ Joyce Cary#3Maxim for life: You get treated in...
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2011

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    I didn't always enjoy life.

    There was a time when just being alive hurt so much, it seemed pointless to stay that way. But I could see the way my suicide would break apart my family, that nothing would be the same for them again, and I couldn't do that to them. So I put it off, until I didn't want to kill...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F May 16, 2014

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    I'm so happy and thankfull

    for being alive. I'm so happy that I can hear music and see colors and beautiful peoples and landscapes. And I'm so thankful that I have really good friends and family, who are so suportive.
    marko1234567 marko1234567 22-25, M Dec 7, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I would be happy if I had a girlfriend
    cameronhaswell13 cameronhaswell13 13-15, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Oliver is ALIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't even express how much joy is in my heart. Oh crumbs... I really have fallen for a fictional man. Good work, way to go! LOL! I don't care...
    OlicityShipper OlicityShipper 70+, F Feb 16

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    The odds of me being here at all were remote. Life is a gift I nearly lost, now I am happy, healthy and free. I can cherish the moment. I am awake and sentient. I am in awe of...
    HelenInTheUK HelenInTheUK 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Dear Idiots, I Am Alive - This is the real Drmusic2 speaking to those people out there who think i'm dead and that some troll has taken over my account - i'm alive and well and...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Feb 1

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    what a very simple idea... feeling alive while living. it seems like it would be very difficult to avoid. instead though, its very difficult to manage. I blame it on money. can't...
    atiekay atiekay 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    liafifaku liafifaku 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I am too ugly to be alive I am so on ugly I can't even walk outside without being criticized I am so ugly that I could make a priest hold up his Bible and preach and pray because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Life is misery and life is pain, there's nothing to be alive for because I don't detect the gift of life, I was born to be nothing but a failure I am nothing, I am a space of...
    SOL2015 SOL2015 18-21, M 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    First of all I'm really lucky to be I've in a place like england because it's an MEDC and we aren't under any communist rules or regulations, our schools and healthcare is free...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    About two years ago, I was asked to describe myself and I realized that I didn't really know who I am. So, instead of finding qualities, I wrote a list of things that makes me...
    Jeanne506 Jeanne506 16-17, F Feb 17

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    Happy. What is happy. Happy is calm. Happy is peace. Happy for me is peace with myself. After so long of the feelings of unhappy I have to say I'm a happier person now. I've been...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M Feb 20

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    Happiness is a state of mind. Your only as happy as your mind will allow. Sometimes someone comes into your life that curves your thinking into a happy place within yourself. That...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    2 months ago everything was fine.. everything seems perfect.. i was happy with him and he was happy with me.. i just didn't know what happened to us.. he forgot about me.. he just...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    1 Listening to my children laugh 2 Talking to my son about his views of the world 3 Watching my daughter dance 4 When either of my kids wants a hug and cuddle as most of the time...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I think I'm just a naturally sad person. Even when I have a fantastic day I'm sad. I could wake up from the best of sleep, be in the best of mood, and have the best of day but by...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16

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