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I Am Re-inventing Myself

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    Who's That Girl?

    Well here I am almost 50 years old and still dealing with the demons of my past.  Or I was, I have been trying so hard to Re-invent myself.  The biggest thing that I have done to reach that goal is to stop all the negetive messages I was always giving myself...
    looneylulu looneylulu 46-50, F Jul 19, 2009

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    Do Quizzes Really Tell Who You Are?

    SERIOUSLY, do quizzes really tell who you are? I've been taking various types of quizzes and I guess with my church experience this past Sunday, I felt the need to.........What is your purpose in life, your calling? Your talent is God's gift to you. Be blessed with your talents...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    Inventing Myself For The First Time?

    I don't know if I'm re-inventing myself or inventing myself for the first time ever. I've only just now reached a point in my life, at 25, where I'm no longer being defined by someone else. I have been living on my own since I was 17, but even when I moved out, I was still...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F May 11, 2012

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    Nobody Has Said That This Process Would Be Easy... Because It Is Not.

     For centuries the Eagles have been considered as symbols of power, freedom, wisdom, value and excellence. We tell them Eagles "high spirits". Why? What strengths they have these birds? What we can learn from Eagles?.First Eagles do not fly low, but always looking for great...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Quizzes Reveal....

    As I was getting to know a new friend today, as I read his story book, I became interested in taking various kinds of quizzes.... Maybe they'll help on this road to reinventing myself.... I've ALWAYS said that people are going to like me or they are not; I'm fine either way...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    New

    Day by day by day, I am in a state of transition.  Today I am not who I was yesterday, tomorrow I will be different still.  People who knew the helpless, broken teenager I was will be hard-pressed to see her in the woman I have become.  I have reclaimed myself in...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F Sep 29, 2009

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    Ep Is Helping Me Re-invent Myself!

    My Epeeps are REALLY helping me to re-invent myself! It all started with "Taco Tuesday" and it 'ended' with "Fish and Grits Friday!" First, let me "say" that my blogs...well I call them "Imagination Station!" It helps MY healing process to...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2009

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    Re-inventing Myself By Changing My Style

    I think...changing your outlook is the first step towards reinventing one's self. In past, i wear more of boring clothes and trust me, people around me started considering me as "A BORE"..then i decided to change my style..i completely changed my wardrobe ...all the boring...
    leenaseth leenaseth 26-30, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Out of the Cave

    Hi, I'm a 56 y.o. divorced guy who has been stuck in a cave for far too long.  Not really of my choosing but PTSD took a chunck out of my life.  Now I want it back and more.  I'm loving, caring, passionate interested in anything you want to chat about or in...
    mysihba mysihba 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    All the Time!

    I am constantly getting into new things and new experiences. Every year, there's something new I'm breaking down in my life and rebuilding. Part of it is my own insatiable curiosity and the other part of it is my own boredom! XD I am constantly changing in life and making things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22, 2009

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    Yes , I Am Working On An An...

    Yes , I am working on an android version of myself. A better , stronger , faster person. Like the Six Million Dollar Man. I'll let ya know when it's finished.
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M Sep 29, 2009

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    Re-inventing Myself

    Re-inventing myself,I am indeed,Givin' it a go,Nothin' to lose,Everything to gain,Why not?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    I don't ask for or desire much in life. It's easy to get over a broken heart if someone breaks my heart because I see the good in so many things. My heart gets broken a lot but I...
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    How do I explain something that I can’t even understand myself? Deep down inside me where no one can see I feel blue , all alone relentlessly trying to fix up a heart that’s...
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    I want to say to the strangers, "please, do not look at me more than once." Frustration nibbles away at my nerves whenever someone keeps glancing my way. I don't look back as to...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 Mar 11

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    I've been paying more attention to myself these last months. Coming to understand who I am, what I need, how I work. Mostly this amounts to thinking in circles until I accidentally...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    It's my life not yours... Get that straight.... Your hands might have been pulling my strings... To confused to escape him... To broken to think straight.... I look back and pain...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It just takes some time Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride Everything, everything will be just fine Everything, everything will be all right Hey You know they're all...
    laylonolonger laylonolonger 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Im struggling. Just like I've always been. Ppl never are what they seem. I trust ppl an they all eventually turn on me. I take a huge risk letting them know a few things about my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been thinking a lot about mine and my boyfriends relationship... I love him so much, but sometimes I feel like I love him more than he loves me. We've been together for 4...
    Deda0505 Deda0505 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    1. I don't always push my lips out when I sip a drink. 2. I hiccup if I laugh a lot or laugh hard. 3. I am mostly left-handed and a little bit right-handed. 4. I chew my food...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    HAHAHA. I just remembered when I graduated from highschool and I had my baby nephew in my arms and I was showing him to one of my friends and my friend said "He's so cute." I do...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Mar 9

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    Writing is so much easier than speaking... Easier to express yourself, too. I mean, if you're in a good mood, you can write a story about a guy and a girl and their happy ever...
    RenMeyers RenMeyers 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    But it wasn't quiet purposely. When I was a year ore twelve we where discussing "hanging"with some friends of that age,how it would feel,how long it takes and more of that pure...
    kingkyrie kingkyrie 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Eat a Snickers you're not you when you're hungry
    McBiscuit McBiscuit 16-17, M Mar 19

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    I couldn't handle it... I cried and that's one of the last things I remember.... I've always blamed myself for what happened between us.. I knew you were the one who made those...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Is it wrong for me to worry and care too much for people? I mean I love helping others, i really do, I don't mind it at all, but, I'm starting to realize that I worry too much and...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It may seem cliché for a teen to say something like this, but one of the ways I deal with my problems is through my music. When I was 11, my parents gave me an iPod for my...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not too long ago, early morning, I had reported a crime and it was attended by police, after the incident I was giving a statement to a nice looking female police lady, I was in my...
    Spiderfish400 Spiderfish400 51-55 Mar 19

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    It's hard and upsetting sometimes. You just keep trying to sleep everything off of you. Sometimes you are lonely as ****. I isolate myself thinking that I would make less of a...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My 3 year training contract ends in July. There is another trainee in the same year as me, but I feel as though he is more liked than me, because he's more of a 'man' than me...
    ShaunSAP ShaunSAP 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'd like to think of myself as Gatsby from F. Scott Fitz's. Appearance wise, I look like a little rich girl from the burbs and I can talk, just like one, too. I have such nice...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I got off of work around ten. I ate before, but I'd still been sneaking food when I could. I work in fast food, and its so hard not to constantly snack while I'm there. Almost all...
    chubbykitty20 chubbykitty20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I was in 10th grade, i was having a hard time dealing with my grandmothers passing. My boyfriend that i was engaged to went to Basic training for the Airforce. When he came back he...
    Boobear2323 Boobear2323 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    1. I'm not fake... My pics, my stories, my thoughts, are all coming to you straight from Realsville... I don't hide behind anonymity... I'm pretty open I'm friends with several of...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    And finally I reached to that ppl only care about their selves no matter what except your parents. There's no really such a true friendship or true love, it's right you might meet...
    lilikhaoula lilikhaoula 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Hi, im Safaa and you’re watching Disney Channel. if you knew me, you would know that i love my name. i say it all the time “howdy partner, im Safaa”. i want you guys to know...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    My thought revolve around suicide lately and I don't think they're going to go away, ever. And the self hatred is just getting worse. -sigh-
    leimic leimic 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I really don't. All the things I used to enjoy, biking, swimming, skating, hiking I can't do any of it anymore because of a bad knee. I'm 23 years old on the 24th and my right knee...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Mar 12

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger's 6 rules to success: [1] TRUST YOURSELF Not what, but WHO do you want to be? [2] BREAK THE RULES You can't be a maverick or a true...
    jb432 jb432 22-25, M Mar 14

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    There's ghosts in my bedroom, watching me as I fall asleep. They're standing over me as I dream, I can't move, can barely scream...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I have done this a few times. My last job I worked nights and weekends. I would get bored. When you get bored you know what happens. They say an idle mind is the devils work shop...
    kmac72 kmac72 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 18