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I Am Not Going Down Without A Fight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 207 People

    It Stings Like A Bee But I Am Floating Like A Butterfly

    Tales from a conscious coma... The Doctors had a little exploring to do, apparently they don't always have the answers without a little slice and dice. It was a minor proceedure, just a little look and see, nothing really, nothing at all. I'm pfectly fine and excited to get some...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    The Fighter

    Life is tough, but I'm tougher. I'm gonna go the full 9 rounds, and when this fight called life is over, I'll be the victor.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 18 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    To The Members Of This Group.

    I LOVE YOU ALL...THE ONLY ONE WHO STANDS IN YOUR WAY IS THE ONE YOU ALLOW TO DO SO. RIOT. RAGE. REEK HAVOC. IF YOU CAN'T FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT THEN FIGHT FOR FIGHTINGS SAKE. THE ONLY FIGHT YOU EVER LOSE IS THE ONE YOU REFUSE TO FIGHT. IF YOU GO DOWN...GO DOWN SWINGING.
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 2 Responses May 9, 2012

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    Oh Who Am I Kidding?

    I'm trying very hard not to worry about the things I can't control, I'm finding I have serious control issues. Less than 4 hours until my big fix. I don't know what's racing faster my thoughts or my heart... but I've bought my big girl undies and I am not backing out... I guess...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    Day 57: Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet starring Edward G. Robinson from 1940. A top notch Robinson film which is based on the life of the German doctor and scientist, Paul Ehrlich...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    not so much the fighting, but the loooow battle cry before the fight. The one that sounds like a person saying ROOOOOOUUUAAAAAAr...or the kind that sounds like a baby crying...so...
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    I will start by specifying that i am not depressed right now. No. I am a survivor I put too much effort over this year to control and fight these conditions and i am managing it...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M Dec 12

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    It was probably the worst day of my high school career so far. I was diagnosed with depression back in my freshman year three years ago, and I've been taking antidepressants ever...
    EternalWhiteRose EternalWhiteRose 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend slapped me on the head during an argument and when he kept yelling at me i slapped him back except he has glasses so they ended up bending a bit on the side. He ended...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 24

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    It was last Friday. I had woke up in an alley a few blocks away from my school, night had already set and only a thin wisp of sunset laid in the canvas of the night sky. I could...
    Zancrispy Zancrispy 26-30, F Nov 22

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    ATTENTION PLEASE... I WANT YOU TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START READING THIS THAT THERE IS SOME MENTION OF PAST TRAUMA THAT COULD BE A TRIGGER FOR SOME PEOPLE. I DID NOT USE ANY BAD...
    jnjjnj2469 jnjjnj2469 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 26

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    This quote gave me pause, long enough to counter, so... QUOTE _ NYT Pentagon Correspondent Helene Cooper on NBC News discussing race riots: “As long as black people continue to...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Dec 1

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    Ok so this guy was being rude to my friend I said stop then he started being rude to me So I got mad and said you want to fight?! He got up so I did he sat down like a wus the bus...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Every single day is a battlefield. Sometimes I catch myself breaking down crying or feeling miserable and the day is going somewhat good. Of course, I know some of the causes on...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 16-17, F 10 Responses Nov 21

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    Fight Till I Die You can have me in a corner And expect me to surrender to cowardice you can take everything that I have You can leave me to die But i can walk on water and i...
    FinalSoldier FinalSoldier 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    -.- this guy who got me pissed today check out girls a**** that gets me pis*** So I was standing up he passed me my friend whispered in my ear "Hailey that boy just looked at your...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    When I was in the seventh grade I had a lot of friends. I wouldn't consider myself popular but I did have a lot of friends. However, I did have a lot of beef with other kids. I had...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Dec 1

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    I don't want to give you my life story here on how I am depressed and that's due to the fact everyone here has had their problems here too. This more of an explanation as to what I...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    boyfriend and I are fixing to get married before he leaves around June but everything just down hill since I have miscarriage of two twins boys even my boyfriend is filed to do...
    UsArmygirlfriend77 UsArmygirlfriend77 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Everyday when I fight depression and loneliness it feels like I'm drowning and everyone is watching doing nothing. It feels like darkness with a light at the end but you can never...
    LenaBena1430 LenaBena1430 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    First fight (2 years ago) was an awesome experience. Mind you, naturally, I'm not a violent person. With Muay Thai I think of it as more than just fighting. It is chess. Chess...
    rude1285 rude1285 26-30, M Dec 2

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    I have six of them and theyre my best friends. Dont tell our two dogs that though lol. Theyre ALL my best friends truthfully the dogs and the cats.I think if it wasnt for them id...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    So, I belong to a family of 8, five sisters, me the oldest and my parents. My mother is a hardworking individual while my dad is a drunk who quit his job a few months back. His...
    jonlehawk jonlehawk 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I've met a really great guy. I love being with him. I'm worried my ex will ruin it. He won't leave me alone. I called the police and they stopped him coming round. He's still...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    am 40 had good parents, stable family good early education, no socialization though (small parochial school) history of alcoholism in the family dad came from broken home he swore...
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    My husband has always used our daughter in fights, telling her she better say goodbye to daddy cause mommy wants him gone and she wont see him for a long long time , then looking...
    karzer karzer 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    It eludes me this thing I truly desire, I hear it could be around the next corner, down the street or at a grocery store walking down the isles. Yet I'm beginning to highly...
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    I'll keep fighting. Sometimes however, fighting is not the answer. It is better to accept. Put down your weapon and go home soldier. The war is over.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This year started off okay then my family had a lost. Since then i have been battling depression and loneliness everyday... I think I'm not dealing with the death. Its so bad I'm...
    Budmouth Budmouth 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    As I sit here listening to Christmas music, I begin to think of the good things I had with my parents when they were alive. Decorating the tree, watching Christmas movies and so...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I go completely blind without my glasses, and I find it funny lol. I think it's interesting and funny how I can see perfectly with them; then I lift them up and everything becomes...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    This is gonna sound like child's play, but even though me and my ex bf were together very shortly, and seldom communicated, it hurts going back to being alone..even more alone. And...
    Cece4 Cece4 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I keep going back and forth with it... I want to but then there's these 2 people, my best friend and another guy I've been talking to.... But then there's these times I feel so...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This year, like every year, my friends and I are going back home... This year, like every year, they bring the spoils of their triumphs.. But this year, unlike every year, I am...
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    We have been together for 5 years and on the whole they have been great. He's an incredibly kind and loving person and we have so much fun together but I know that I'm just not in...
    Emmy2242 Emmy2242 26-30, F 20 mins ago

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    I've been in kickboxing for 5 years. I also take extra courses on self defense as kickboxing is mostly blocking punches, kicks, and take downs for the only defense. I'm usally...
    Gage03 Gage03 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M Dec 8

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    We have been fighting a lot because of random stuff. I love him but I can't handle the fighting anymore. He needs to step up and be a man.
    chococatalatte chococatalatte 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I have a future to look forward to, but there are people who want to bring me down. By any means, I will surpass all obstacles, a**holes that make my life harder then it needs to...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Dec 11

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    Throughout the course of my life, I have been faced with all sorts of grim situations. However, every time my demons would raise their ugly heads I always found the strength in me...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yes I am a street fighter and I fight for fun and I fight to hurt people and I never lost a fight.
    XXFighterXX557 XXFighterXX557 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 20