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I Am Learning How to Live Life Being Disabled

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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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    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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    im learning how to let go. its hard and difficult at times but i have to live my life for me. i have a genuine heart and i s always take others into consideration but in actuality...
    edyo23 edyo23 26-30, F Jan 13

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    I've felt the heavy chains of duty for as long as I can remember. I've done what I was expected to do forgetting that maybe I should have first done what was best for me and my...
    Ready2BmeAGAIN Ready2BmeAGAIN 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 11

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      This is my story in short. A few months back I decided to drastically change my life. After my 7 year relationship ended and a friend of mine committed suicide - I made the...
    mstenvinkel mstenvinkel 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 9

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    I need a lot of changes done to my life. One major one is taking charge of my own life rather then letting others run it for me. Another thing I would like to see happen is to...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Time to log off permanently and live life to the fullest fill my notification bell
    AlphaGrey AlphaGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I mean exactly the quite opposite experience happened to me I had just bought a costa.. Which is a coffee place a nice cinnamon apple drink which was hot.. I was in the car going...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I have cp and because if it most things in my life take long and are harder for even going to college, i take so long to type up a paper(bad hands)if a friends helps it takes 5...
    me0883 me0883 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Along the way, setbacks and mistakes will happen, and even be common, but that is all part of the fullness of life, so keep living, growing, and maybe learning as you teach life...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    So I decided not to cater to my sister's every beck and call because it's not healthy for me and because she is really selfish. So she was being a drama queen about something...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I have been trying to be more open... We have a class at school called, social issues. Its entirely created by the teacher and it has truly helped me at being better. Ive been...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    "This false self is never happy or fulfilled for long." An EP user suggested Ekhart Tolle to me and I am very grateful. I wanted to share "living in the now" in this experience...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I had lived a Life one dayโ€ฆ There came to me one day that the morning was different. I felt the Tuesday โ€œsicknessโ€ again (I will spend a day with my friends that I like less...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The ups feel like I could fly across the world, and lows make every bone in my body ache. Why am I this way? Overall, I consider myself a well-rounded person. I eat well, I...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I now understand why people enjoy travelling. I used to think it was a bother to fit your life in a small bag, rush to and from the airport, getting stuff into a cramped flying...
    barrybear barrybear 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Struggling with motivation. I feel mentally exhausted. I hope these feelings pass soon. I don't want to do anything. I feel worthless and like there's nothing to keep me going...
    lilyrose345 lilyrose345 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    Life is way to short.. I live my life to fullest.. So many people are closed minded.. Why.. Just enjoy life.. We only have one life why not enjoy it..
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I mean think about it we spend 12-13 years in grades school just to get out of that school and go into another, and then we work for the rest of our lives. I have one life and I...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I always had my head wrapped around the idea of getting into a wonderful university and getting a good job and getting married and having a family and being able to support them...
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I try to live my life to the fullest because u never know when your life could be taken away from you.
    submit00 submit00 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    You only live once and make sure u make it count. Life is so short and on top of that we not free with out problems and responsibility. We have to go thru every single day but we...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 16

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    Does anyone remember the fighting fantasy series of game books from the 80 ' s? written by livingstone and jackson if so how many can you name and which was your favorite?
    pmax2000 pmax2000 31-35, M Jan 22

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    I want to live to the fullest the right way, which is my way (:<
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm unsure what to do with my life. I'm still young and about to step foot into the world. I just don't want to screw the rest of my life up. Help?
    BeastD123 BeastD123 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I had so much food today. I had to go into the mountains to another temple as the villagers gave us food. There were about 40 monks. In our eating group of 7 we had 3 different...
    DrHackett DrHackett 56-60, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I am that kind of adventurous soul ...that doesnt like to rest ...i like to feel my blood boil ...i want to fly ...i want to fall ...but never stop !!! I want to wake up everyday...
    FreedomVirus FreedomVirus 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    !!! :). Let's do things to chg this world, to make it diff, and to enjoy our lives!! To not follow the rules ppl place on us, but to make up our own rules and to make ppl around us...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Jan 17

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    I don't appreciate people when they judge someone with their appearance but not their feelings. It feels like they want to rule that person for rest of their life
    stevend76 stevend76 46-50, M Jan 11

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    Life is hard, so take it easy!
    Tak16 Tak16 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    She was a shy, and a dainty breakable one. A girl who looked lost, and too shy to compare any of her beauty. Walking down sealed halls did her lungs build formations of the...
    shhhX shhhX 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    My life is somewhat going well. Still in college, got three jobs, got a thot. I'm ok
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M Jan 22

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    Terrorists are mostly to blame for this hinderance of wanting to experience life. The business course of my college is doing an international trip to Europe. They've done so...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And I absolutely can't wait to see how the love of my life will look! Might be anyone, who knows...
    kladitor kladitor 16-17, F Jan 11

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    So glad to be in culinary arts this coming semester :)
    stephanies97 stephanies97 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I always hit my knee on this glass tabel Lol๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜œ
    sstyles sstyles 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm retiring for the night, or morning. It's like 1 am. Good night, or morning, everyone!
    Reading247 Reading247 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    What have you always wanted to do?
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    By getting some new haters. Cuz the old ones r starting to like me...
    wilmasfinxst wilmasfinxst 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Girl you got the best right, Killin' in your Levi's We don't have to go home we can leave the night on Baby I know what your wish in' for, I'm wishing for it too.
    Insan3lyGifted Insan3lyGifted 46-50, M Jan 4

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    Bored of just sitting in the same spot every day! I want to travel and try new things as much as possible
    mfsc76 mfsc76 18-21, M Jan 4

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    I'm surrounded by people who want to meet up and ****, or drink and get a blackout for fun, or do stupid things like weeds and drugs. Nah. I just want to pack my bags and get a...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    people might call me a trouble teen, but im just playing the game. im sorry if your rules aren't in my handbook.
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F Jan 7

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