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I Am Re-inventing Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A view from the bathroom mirror Rugged face, spot scarred. And you've caught me rearranging my cowlick, What used to be soft skin, now has a minefield of prickly strands...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    1. I am very quiet and always love to be with someone who does the talking for us. 2. I hate to be alone with very loud people who can't stop talking. 3. I am super skinny and...
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    I've sworn to myself that THIS year I WILL lose weight so that I can feel better about myself. I have low self esteem, partly because I feel ugly because I'm so fat. Whenever I get...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I feel like I have no control. Like life is pushing me around this way and that and I've lost myself. I have panic attacks daily and the only stable thing there is is a knife and a...
    tjindigo tjindigo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    1. My name is Daniel (means God is my judge) 2. I have dark brown hair which is almost black. 3. I have brown eyes. 4. I have hair everywhere :( even if I am 15 5. I have asperger...
    daniel147 daniel147 13-15, T Jan 5

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    I hate everyone. I mean it. I'm done caring about other people who don't even see me. I just want to be left completely alone. I don't want anyone. I don't want anyone to care...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    In wake of recent events, this short prose is titled: 'All is well, or as much as it claims to be' - Sunday morning, January 11th 2015 And a morning, Much like any other, A...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Jan 11

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    How can you keep living on when you absolutely dislike yourself? I guess its a question that everybody asks themselves but a question I keep asking myself more and more often as...
    xrainey xrainey 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Its almost 5:30 in the morning and I'm still awake, I am wondering what my dad really thought of me. I thought he'd loved me, but really maybe he only loved my kids. Every one...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I miss you. It's strange thinking of you now. Everything's different between me and you. I wish I never heard that, but I'm kind of glad too. I gotta deal with the truth and its...
    breathingbox breathingbox 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Its really weird....How could someone be afraid of them self? How could my own thoughts rip me apart like that? I fear myself and I hate myself. Its like arguing with someone who...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I wish you could see all the emptiness around me..that all your words can´t change the way i see myself...i know you´re trying and that makes me feel worse cuz i keep giving up...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Sometimes I just have those moments where a little voice in my head says "you're not good enough quit now" and the voice always sounds like my biological dad which makes it that...
    arirose43 arirose43 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Look at you, you’re young; & you’re scared. Why are you so scared? Stop being paralyzed. Stop swallowing your words. Stop caring about what other people think of you. Wear what...
    LetsAllGoToHell LetsAllGoToHell 26-30 Jan 12

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    Welp... Here's another mental breakdown.. Today isn't the best day... I was in the bathroom brushing my teeth when I just looked in the mirror and realized how ugly I am. All my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ramble Gamble 'Cause I cannot stop my mind from running... One minute I'm hearing a recycled Christmas classic, The next is a parody made in my head. Catch my muse, set the fuse...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Dec 25, 2014

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    1.i hate being alone at night 2. I have cerebral palsy 3. I still have 12 of my stuffed animals 4. I like watching chick flicks when no ones around 5. I'm planning on being a drag...
    peapot1994 peapot1994 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    (1) You'll find me somewhere in London. (2) I'm 16 years old.. Haven't celebrated my birthday for 2 years now.. I have lost all enthusiasm to celebrate it. (3) I've never had a pet...
    ADTRfan ADTRfan 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    After tonight's cheerleading practice, I kinda felt.. Left out, I've been cheering for over 5 years, with the same gym and everything. But tonight I just felt like nobody really...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses Jan 12

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    I can't remember the six first years of my life but they were the happiest years i've had for sure.I lived my life thinking that i had everything,that i was the luckiest person on...
    Rockzanne Rockzanne 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I'm always so shy. I'd act like something was more interesting or act like I'm busy so I don't have to do something simple, like greet friends. I can't even ask the salesperson for...
    kaylemkun kaylemkun 13-15, M Jan 15

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    I want to die. I hate myself so much. I hate the way I look, speak and act. Everything about is awful. I'm so talentless, pathetic, desperate and clingy and terrible an ugh god I...
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 16

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    Very short poem: 'Note to self' There's something so ****** up about the 'ever creeping, but never confident enough in a million years to ever rear its head' presence of suicide...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    1~ I never wanted children but have been blessed with 3. One boy and two girls. 2~ I had my children, got married and bought my first house all before I was 22. 3~ I used to be...
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm so concerned with getting everything done that needs to be done and it getting done the way I want it since it's my house and children. It's so hard to relax and rest. I just...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    It sucks to be smart enough to know you're retarded. I think I rather just be full on retarded rather than see all my classmates succeed while I get left in the dust.Left behind...
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I am the jailed and the jailer. These walls were built with my own two hands. They're calloused and cut but they are a part of me; Each gnarled splinter of bark a peice of the tree...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Hmmmmm..... don't know if these are random but they're facts. -I'm 29 turning 30 in June -I have green/blue eyes -I have to sleep with a body pillow every night -I have a favorite...
    2mommy85 2mommy85 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    1) I love Italian food 2) I am learning to play guitar 3) I am still waiting for my first kiss 4) I like to know what different people feel, as I'll never live their life and...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Make It Deep Lock my wrists against the headboard, Interlace our fingers on my pillow, Nibble my earlobe and whisper, As my toes curl... POW! You've caught me in a trance, Lost...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Jan 6

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    Okay. So there's a person I know. And they mean the world to me. And I would give everything I have for them. They swear up and down they feel the same. But their actions are...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    1. I don't like smoking or drinking 2. I read newspapers from the back to the front 3. I'm a huge Chelsea Fc,Rafael Nadal, Candace Parker and Victoria Azarenka fan,I'm in love...
    manykats1 manykats1 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm a 14 year old boy and so I'm naturally inclined to do this! My mom is super-strict and watches me like a hawk!! My sister who's a year older and a lot more mature babysits me...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M Jan 8

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    Has anybody else ever just like leave the bathroom naked after a shower because you're supposed to be alone and then there's someone in the hallway? This happens to me frequently
    QueerSerena QueerSerena 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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