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I Am Learning How to Live Life Being Disabled

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    GOD Help Me

    "You've been in a Coma" That was the first thing I recognized someone saying to me.  Let me start from the beginning.  Like everyone,  I worked, played and ran my life. One day I didn't feel so well but went to work anyway and ...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Learning to Live Disabled.

    My Disabilities are directly from my Coma.  Although I am Diabetic, it was not what put me in the Coma.  I have short term memory, & mobility problems.  Because of the lack of oxygen to my brain while in intensive care I have no feeling in either hands...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    A murder has happened recently in a building that I used to go to for work purposes, which makes me feel close to the ‘scene’ and more disgusted by the crime, because I am...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Live life day by day, minute by minute, you'll find that life gets easier as you aren't worrying about the next day.
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    So who is stopping you ??? just me, no one is stopping me or pulling me back. we may have not chosen ever turn on my life, but we always have a choice . i just want to move...
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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I actively allow my actions to be full of happiness, joy and laughter, I seek new experience, people, places, cultures and seize every opportunity. I am present in the moment, I...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Okay, so I know internet is full of depressed 9 year old's bullcrapples but that won't stop me from writing this, so if you're gonna criticize me from being bothered by "silly...
    WeirdMoon WeirdMoon 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    I use to think this all the time.Years of struggling being a single father with full custody of two children.Dealing with a dead beat drama causing ex-wife.Working 50 hour six day...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Imagine life as a stream. When you are heading towards thriving, you are flowing with the stream, and things happens with ease. When you are resisting, you are heading upstream and...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Hello. So I am a medical student in my 2nd year (2/5) having already graduated with a biology degree. So far I have really not enjoyed medicine. I have really struggled going from...
    Tonks90 Tonks90 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I just found out that my grandfather has brain cancer and has a few weeks to live. I met him a little less than a month ago and we've only seen eachother three times. He's one of...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    After my job was restructured in March of 2014 I had an opportunity to bring out the best in people. I had been working at the same place for 10 years prior to that and gradually...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I've lived 40+ years on this earth, I look back and wish I would have done this or that. I punch myself each time I think back to decisions I DID NOT make. It's not always the...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I am type 1, diagnosed at 18. I was told then that I could live a relatively normal life if I took my medication daily, no matter how I felt. I have done that, and no, I have not...
    justjessa justjessa 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I realized **** feelings, **** friends, **** enemies , **** whatever brings you down. Just be you and have fun man. I started taking risks in my life , stopped being shy and scared...
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    The challenge with life is to live it
    Ruf1 Ruf1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Livening the life is a great world to be in the world you see before you is a place ware you can discover thing in each turn you take good, bad, or ******* creepy. But keep gooding...
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 16-17, M Dec 7

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    When I'm old I want to look back at my life and be happy with it. I'm tired of living in this small town I live in. I go to school, come home and do nothing and then the next day I...
    alliesmiles alliesmiles 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If I was never adopted,and lived with my biological parents.
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I don't think you need to wait until you're old to do a bucket list. Write the list and just start! That just means more things to do! I want to look back on my life and say, "yea...
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    its not the years in your life that matter, its the life in your years
    cookingaubrey cookingaubrey 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Always look on the bright side of life ... ;)
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 23

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    Sometime I feel like I am trapped in my own prison that built by my own choices. I do nothing now but go to work, come home, eat, shower go to bed, get up early, go to work again...
    LarryLife LarryLife 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just read that the best gift you could ever give anyone is your time. This is because the time we have to spend on earth is limited. Therefore, don't waste your time worrying...
    4everoptie 4everoptie 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I hadn't dropped out of medical school. I used to feel like I had such a purpose and direction in my life.
    ladybug313 ladybug313 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    My wish is to visit the world
    SUDYAD SUDYAD 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I want to explore the world and write about my experiences! I want to zip line and meet new people and try all the food in the world!
    Foxfish Foxfish 13-15, F Nov 22

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    I honestly get really close to having a panic attack when I am in my dorm thinking about all the things that I could be doing. I feel trapped, and wonder why I am here and not...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    nudiepeople nudiepeople 56-60, M Nov 24

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    I've been in a wheelchair since I was 17
    deadly1 deadly1 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 25

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    But I have PTSD... This makes it hard to even go outside. Be alone in a room. Or talk to anyone. Ehhhh, but **** happens.
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    DON'T LET YOURSELF GET STOCK IN WISHING, PLANNING, HOPPING, PRAYING, WAITING FOR THE PERFECT TIME... GET OUT & TAKE CONSISTENT & PROGRESSIVE ACTION, ONLY THEN WOULD THE SEEMINGLY...
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Procrastination is my thing. I'm good at it too.
    summerray summerray 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    georgiokr georgiokr 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    suicidelgirl suicidelgirl 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 7

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    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 7

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