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I Am Re-inventing Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I haven't been posting lately and the reason for that is because I've been discovering myself. It's the most fulfilling thing I've ever experienced. The stresses of everyday life...
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    I've come to a lot of revelations, most I was already aware of but too scared to admit to myself. The first: When someone truly cares for you they will NOT hesitate to tell you how...
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    My hate for you will live on until the day i die. how does someone like you still exist in this life. I hate you so much, you're forever ruining everything. How could anyone love...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23

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    A letter- by A.Leek I decided that it's about time to just focus on me. To love myself unconditionally. I've not only neglected but I have been so abusive to myself. I have put...
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    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M Dec 8

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    Hi, I'm a 19 year old dude and i... wait Let me start with this... Sept. 4th, 2013 I was riding my moped (not wearing a helmet) through the center of my home town when I was hit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Ever since middle school started I wanted to be someone else. I wanted to look like this girl or act like this girl or have her hair etc. I'm the same exact way now. It really...
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    EP is a great way to get to know myself. In the spirit of anonymity I get to remove my social filters & really be me. I guess we're never too old to surprise ourselves!
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