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I Am Learning How to Live Life Being Disabled

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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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    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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    I hate being disabled I hate being lonely
    silveroo silveroo 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Forgive me if this sounds too story'ish . but here it goes There I was trying to catch some sleep. Eyes closed darkness - Wondered about Life without eyesight , without Sound...
    iscapegoat iscapegoat 18-21, M Feb 5

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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 Response Jan 29

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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 Response Jan 29

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    Wanted to share some of my favorites from an interesting and thought provoking read by Sam Harris (author, philosopher, and neuroscientist). “There is now little question that...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I finally got to a point in my life that I know what I like, what I don't and how I want to live my life. I won't lie it hurts to see people slowly distance themselves because I...
    bluebird73 bluebird73 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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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 Jan 28

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    "The difference between an ordinary life and an extraordinary life is only a matter of perspective. Pull the blinds. Look around you. It is a mad, mad world and you do not require...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Mate I luv australia our way of life I luv our beaches I luv the fact that the government helps the under privelage They help single parents They pay people that can't find work...
    madridista23 madridista23 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    we can't control our past and future..but we can control our present.. i like reading biography books especially journey of their life..i hope one day i can write my own book to...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F Feb 15

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    The truth is that I do not think life is poetic or beautiful. I am not referring to life itself, which I consider an inexplicable miracle and an immeasurable gift. I'm referring to...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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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 Jan 28

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    I have worked at my current job for about 2.5-3 years and I HATE it. I cant stand being told what to do all day long by people that constantly disrespect me. My boss can't even...
    CoconutDracula CoconutDracula 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I have learned life is way to darn short to be so worried about every little thing. The first years of my 20's were hectic. I got diagnosed with pcos, 2 different kinds of heart...
    purplepurp21 purplepurp21 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I had lived a Life one day… There came to me one day that the morning was different. I felt the Tuesday “sickness” again (I will spend a day with my friends that I like less...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F Jan 28

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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 Jan 27

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    The key to finding happiness in this life is realizing that the only way to overcome is to transcend; to find happiness in the simple pleasures, to master the art of just being...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Laugh your heart out, dance in the rain, cherish the moment! Live, laugh, love, forgive & forget. Life is too short to live with regrets.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I woke up this morning to the smell of my morning coffee and went to the window and my cat she jumped on the window sill in front of me. As we looked out at my bird feeder loaded...
    Lyndsey0619 Lyndsey0619 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Or at least my version of fullest.. Do you have a motto in life? After my parents' divorce, my life motto became 'no matter what, no regrets'. Sometime early last year i went for a...
    zalynnzach zalynnzach 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    A wise woman once said "**** this ****" then I lived happily ever after. The End
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 5 Responses Jan 31

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    Live everyday as if it's your last, because one day you will be right
    Dazzer2K Dazzer2K 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    For me, living life to the fullest means that I must follow not only the famous golden rule but also follow the Ten Commandments . This reminds me of the song I used to teach the...
    1littleangel 1littleangel 61-65, F Feb 12

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    I'm doing a social study on the question "What is the meaning of life" and I would appreciate if everybody who see's this would reply, in their opinion what is the meaning of life...
    Ottway23 Ottway23 22-25 13 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm doing a social study on the question "What is the meaning of life" and I would appreciate if everybody who see's this would reply, in their opinion what is the meaning of life...
    Ottway23 Ottway23 22-25 12 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is the only point of life to have children? I mean, that wouldn't make sense if all we did was make more humans for no purpose...Gosh, if only we knew the purpose of life, right?
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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 Jan 28

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    A luxury that not all of us have.. Between our past, the heartbreaks from friends and others and the challenges of every day life, it really sounds impossible to do so..
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    wow .....E.P so helps me yo realise my own faults and helps me to be a better person . with so much support I'll die happy .... thank you thank you .. ....... I now realise...
    MariaAmor1 MariaAmor1 18-21 1 Response Feb 9

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    Life is short! Break the rules! Forgive quickly! Kiss slowly! Love truly, laugh uncontrollably & never regret anything that made you smile.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 17

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    I worked a night shift last night and unfortunately had to deal with a fatal ( I'm a fireman it's part of the job ) we were first on the scene and were greeted by a distraught...
    Coolhandlukey Coolhandlukey 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do and I want to have my dearest friends by my side. I love them all so much, I thought I'd write something silly... As I sit here drinking my EXPRESSO, I am thankful I have a...
    RedTearsFall RedTearsFall 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When thinking about where my life is right now i wonder where it could be if i just done things a bit different if i would have my own house, wife the whole package instead of...
    scottishlostsoul scottishlostsoul 18-21, M Feb 2

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    The experiences that manifest in your physical reality are created by your thoughts and your feelings. For example, if you desire a loving partner, but you feel lonely because you...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    can't wait till moving to a beautiful country, and finally feel like I found my place 😊
    kindofmagic kindofmagic 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Obstacles and challenges do not equate to impossibilities. You can still do what you set out to do. You just have more to grapple with. But you can still do it. Sure people can...
    RoyalTeee RoyalTeee 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    No never know where you last days are coming so do everything as if it's you last day don't say I'll do it tomorrow because it may never come
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Lol not happening. anyone know whether a long, thought out note is preferable over a short and simple one?
    myanonymity myanonymity 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Hey guys only 3/4 of my bucket list but what do you guys think??? Getting it put on a blackboard in my room with room for a photo next to it... To say I've done it and idea to put...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I'm fighting with Hodgkins Lymphoma
    misterjon misterjon 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Please kiss you And love in pAssion while we battle each other to erotic exhaustion and hold you like mine take you to mick
    scottytolovelori scottytolovelori 41-45, M Feb 8

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    By the trAilor now So I can put you to bed
    scottytolovelori scottytolovelori 41-45, M Feb 8

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