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I Am Sick of Having to Continually Pick Myself Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 119 People

    Too Tired to Care Anymore

    Every day I find the struggle to pick myself up off the floor and face another day harder and harder... Hoping one day it will get easier....
    GothAngel GothAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2008

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    Thumps

    I tried wearing flats. But a little wedge helps faerie walk taller. I tried holding on to rails. So I added a hand sanitizer in my bag. I tried being slower. And saw an ant pass me by. What I'm saying is... I know and understand how it is to fall. It tears the very soul in us...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F Apr 3, 2012

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    Well, I Am...

    When I'm with my family, I feel as if I'm a roll of Bounty Paper Towels (The Quicker Picker Upper).  I'm the "fixer" that never needs to be fixed.  I have a couple of people who I can go to with my worries, but not my family.  I'm the "strong"...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    Pick Me Up

    Pick me up,Sick of it,Life goin' wrong,Here I go again,Picking myself up,When will it ever end?I'm tired of this.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Tired of the Journey of Life

    As lots here,I have had a very rough and traumatic life.I have always been the positive thinker,the strong one,the one who keeps on going.Now I am almost 47,and with lots of traumatic events in the past several years.I am plain old worn out.I am tired of the same old thing,I am...
    mimi4512 mimi4512 46-50 3 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    So Repetitive

    and i hate anything repetitive .  i just wish i could do it once and be done with it ... unfortunately ... its not working that way for me . so here i am  ... ill do it and continue to do it until im blue in the face  until maybe one day ill get it right .
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Feb 22, 2008

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    I have been trying to "pick myself up by my bootstraps" as folks have a REAL affinity for saying. It is going pretty well, although I am still having my hardships. It seems like...
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    Now I will pick myself up and brush myself off. Do what's exactly right by me: study hard, workout hard, take great care of myself... love myself so completely. I will be even...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    I was recently cheated on. my boyfriend is my best friend, we went to a bar here in town and i caught him looking at his ex, later he tried making small talk with her. when we left...
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    jackylamenzo jackylamenzo 22-25, F 2 days 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...
    interstellartraveler interstellartraveler 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Listen, I am not saying that slavery wasn't bad, because it was. It was a horrible time in history. I am currently learning about slavery in school, and I have learned a lot, but...
    lifeislife12 lifeislife12 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I just need to vent. I am feeling frustrated and stressed out. I'm trying not to be, but I don't really know if it's working. My family has had it so incredibly rough, we just can...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 42 Responses Jan 13

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    Yea it sucks to not have anyone text or call me but it does feel good that I don't have the wrong people texting and calling me. Being sick of being single makes me realize that I...
    alostone alostone 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm sick of always messing things up when everything seems to be going good. I'm sick of having to be the one that lets his loved ones down. I'm sick of seeing my friends get...
    Johnnyky Johnnyky 18-21 Jan 11

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    I'm fifteen. I'm a sophomore and I've been continually depressed since last summer when the first girl I legitimately fell for got really mad at me and then moved away. I just sent...
    GuiltyLover GuiltyLover 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I am so tired of having to deal with all the backstabbing and lying my sons father throws at me. I'm just exhausted from being so emotional. We have been through a lot together...
    britlx3 britlx3 18-21, F Jan 4

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    This site seems great for sharing experiences and getting advice from people who go through similar problems, so here I am to tell my story. I don't know where else to turn, so...
    WanderingWraith WanderingWraith 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    i'm dealing with my girl now she is a pain she is a pig she does not work or clean i'm sick of coming home from work and seeing her do nothing she don't cook clean or anything i...
    robhawkness robhawkness 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    darkdecember93 darkdecember93 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    This last year has been horrible. My son's father has never provided any support, for example when my (our) son was in the hospital he said "what do you want me to do about it...
    Phoenixsa71 Phoenixsa71 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm Bi and I've known since grade 4...and now I'm in yr 11 and in yr 8 i told my bff (well at least she was before hand) that i am bi and she promised to not tell anyone but of...
    Ashes27 Ashes27 13-15, F Jan 6

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    I don’t really remember the day I started picking at my skin, but the day I started is the day my life got worse. Worse why? Because not only am I self conscious about my weight...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F Jan 9

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    This happens all the time. If I don't want to or want to do something, why do people always have to question it? If I want to go watch a movie with the little friends I have, why...
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Jan 9

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    I don't really feel emotional pain anymore, I don't think. when something hurts I feel this wave of.. I'm not sure.. grief? maybe torment? it ripples across me. I get chills and it...
    CrimMonroe CrimMonroe 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I'm sick of it all. I'm sick of this and having to act perfect so ppl won't get hurt. I just wanna cry till I die or something. I am so sick of ppl that I love ding. I am not...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I've always had weight issues and struggled with wanting to be thinner. In Mid October of 2014 I was 5'5 138 pounds. I was prescribed adderall for add, I began to see I didn't eat...
    mjglynn mjglynn 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Its funny how being sick can make even the manliest man sound like a six year old girl having a temper tantrum. or it could just be me when I'm sick.
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Well I'm 17 years old with no driver license or job yet.I barely go out because I barely have any close friends. And lately the people who I thought were my friends are picking on...
    breebree0233 breebree0233 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    It's better to be silent at all. Whenever I'm having rough times, I just want something to do for me to keep busy and apparently cannot think the things that will probably hurt me...
    Choirayla Choirayla 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    I worry about getting old. I worry about being sick. I worry about dying, I worry about not having any money. I worry about being alone for the rest of my life. Why do I even...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Jan 8

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    This is literally what I've been saying to myself for a while. I didn't know this was an experience. But, this accurately describes me. Sleep is so peaceful, because when I'm...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    In recent weeks, I have been on an emotional roller coaster. Isolated from essentially myself. I know it is but temporary and that things will get better, as they always do. But...
    Wolfofthewood Wolfofthewood 16-17 1 Response Jan 15

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    For all my life, I was known as the picky eater. The one who ate the kid’s menu diet long after I passed that fine print point of “for children 10 and under.” The one who had...
    jackylamenzo jackylamenzo 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I don't have many things I love about myself but I do love that I try to be as honest and kind as I can to others.
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love edging... And I haven't touched myself in four days in a row. Right now I'm laying in my bed, with only a shirt and underwear. You can't imagine how hard I am. And I'm just...
    desp391 desp391 26-30, M 59 mins ago

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    I'm so poorly! I always pick bugs up because I work in a hospital. The next few days are going to involve me moaning and complaining a lot
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I am trying to improve myself. I had a bad reaction to the Barium I had to drink for a CT Scan. I have missed almost two weeks of work. I feel better, but weak. Today I asked my...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Last year was a game changer for me..i left my boyfriend of five years last February. It was difficult to do but I don't regret it. It took me over a year to work up the courage...
    lambkin lambkin 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm tired all the time. It's dragging me down now and I'm fed up with it. I also get gas and feel genuinely ill a lot too. It feels as if the toxicity is moving down over a few...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My life went on, every difficulty I faced, I tried to prove to be stronger. On the outside, I looked happy and my life seemed easy going to others. On the inside, I was struggling...
    mewmy mewmy 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I never thought our family would be faced with this. Worst of all I am mad at myself for being so resentful. I hate the fact he is sick. I hate the loneliness that comes with it...
    Jewel1201 Jewel1201 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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