I Am Stronger Than I Ever Imagined

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 283 People

    So I'm a 14, and recently diagnosed with

    Crohn's disease. I've been really sick lately, and sometimes there seems to be no option other than big expensive drugs. I'm currently on an Ng tube for 8 weeks. I can't believe how much I've learned from this whole experience. A few months ago I tried a certain treatment and it...
    JoyMCleveland JoyMCleveland
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015

    I Am I Said

      Lately I have had the feeling that bottomless apathy has livingly de-passioned the I mind in my ever soul   plucking skies devour more than my crepuscular coil ravishing contumeliously   my benefit is a solo  of parting dreams whose whole is...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    I'm tougher and stronger

    than most people. The fact is, most people are not strong at all. Everybody is so scared of being alone. They need people so badly. It's really quite pathetic. All I keep hearing about is how strong some people think they are. What a bunch of garbage! If they're so strong, why...
    Cori999 Cori999
    36-40, F
    Jan 8

    So today i was suppose to kill myself i had

    everything planned out i even knew how i was going to do it & wrote a suicidal note on here but a few days ago sumthin happened its like out of nowhere my mentality changed i went from being super negative to super realistic - i mean yes i still have that desire to die but now...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    Who knew.. Because I sure didn't.

    Three years ago my life as I knew changed dramatically. I found myself dealing with an illness that almost won and starting my life over again. I lost everything by walking away from the person who promised to be my forever when he made a fatal choice that sealed our fate and...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    I Didnt Know My Own Strenth

    Ive been threw so much I thought i would crumble and fall to peaces but gods showed me my strenth i didnt feel i was as strong as iam . my pain makes me who iam how i deal with it makes me stronger. Some times  you have more strenth then you know .
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    Quote.

    Women are like teabags, only when put in hot water do you see how truly strong they can be.
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2010

    Im no longer cutting

    or battling deppresion ! Im proud of myself❤️😁
    ninismalls001 ninismalls001
    16-17, F
    Sep 21, 2014

    I'm alive. I survived my father beating my

    entire family while drunk, I survived watching him die from alcoholism in hospitals. I survived rape. I survived a physically abusive relationship. I survived an emotionally abusive relationship. I survived the loss of my son. I survived klonopin withdrawl. I lived through the...
    baaabybee baaabybee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 6, 2015

    Where My Strength Was Found

    I have found that most of us do not know the strength we posess inside us until we are thrown in situations that call for us to bring it forth. I very much grew up a daddy's girl.  I adored my father.  He died when I was 11.  Crushed me.  To...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    Haha!

    Yeah, I climbed that mountain!...Yeah, I actually just scrambled up it and then collapsed in a miserable heap once I was done, but the point is that I managed to do it.
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory
    31-35
    1 Response May 26, 2012

    Get down, fall down,

    so surprised , that still here. Divorce, sickness, disappointment, .. Then see the strength of others . And say if they can so can I ...
    willisca49 willisca49
    66-70, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    When ever I imagine some sort of big disaster I

    always imagine myself being all calm and collected but deep down I felt like I would the one panicking the most. However today in school there was a big bomb scare and I was actually one of the calmest people there. I really surprised myself today.
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    13-15, F
    Nov 12, 2014

    I Got A B In English

    theres alot of things that ive been through that made me feel strong like my dad being abusive getting through cutting and bad relationships guys using me etc. but when i checked my grades and i got an 80 in english something i never thought possible it just made me feel strong...
    undead3325 undead3325
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

    I remember after my boyfriend died I thought

    that was it for me, after survived my a suicide attempt I realize how strong I'm and how ill never let anything bring me down. Even when I'm down I still stand up I just can't give up ever not anymore
    Karixchel37 Karixchel37
    18-21, F
    Feb 10, 2014

    hi all can I recommend a site

    that has helped me they give emotional support and don't judge they helped me a lot the link is www.7cups.com :)
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    Jan 25

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    Thank you EP for helping me find my true love. When I was lost a few years ago who knew a few words in Google search would lead me here. I met many great people here. How ironic...
    lovinlife2014 lovinlife2014
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    Chad, thank you for being my friend. I met you on EP and you are one of few people who make me feel like I'm worth something. Thank you for talking to me every day and getting to...
    SimplyEm SimplyEm
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    I want to thank ever one that was my friend for putting up with me , thank you to my brothers and sisters here that excepted me for me , for not leaving me when I couldn't come on...
    timjusttim123 timjusttim123
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    Thank you EP and to everyone I met and said goodbye too ... This definitely was an experience good and bad all together . Hope everyone does well in their future endeavors
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20
    This group seems fitting for what I am trying to say, so I will put it here.I have been a member of EP for the last year and a half now, and so much has changed for me since I...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I just returned today here in EP, and then I saw the notice, I didn't' expect this. Cause everybtime I feel bad and want to ask something, I post here EP isn't boring for me you...
    princessmjhane princessmjhane
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Thank you for everything EP!! You have helped me with so many things. Thanks again for everything
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20
    One final farwell, and a gigantic thank you to ep for bringing me to the place where I would find the love of my life, my soulmate... one year ago on Friday, April 22nd, he asked...
    MichelleBell422 MichelleBell422
    26-30, F
    Apr 20
    Thank you EP for existing. Without you, I wouldn't have met the love of my life on here. I was in a dark place before I found this site and took refuge here to seek advice and...
    Halfmonster95 Halfmonster95
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    Wow i cant believe it is closing soon! Time runs so fast and i never thought that the website i am using since 2012 will be closing. Some people here grew up using this website...
    Etude Etude
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    Ep was a fun place to be,and now we are losing this precious site.I would like to thank ep a lot for helping me meet people,helping me to make friendships that meant a lot to me...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    Looking on the things I've been through, I am proud to say I'm a strong person. I've been through things like cheating, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and even betrayal and all...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    Hello everyone, my name is Maria & I turn 18 this friday... I just wanted to share a small story to you all.Two years ago I had the biggest heartbreak ever, got cheated on.I wanted...
    majesticwalls majesticwalls
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 18
    I am taking this moment of opportunity, simply to acknowledge every single person that has helped bring joy and made life interesting during my time here on EP. I would also like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    You are God and I am not. so take your place above my life I'm holding on to your plan! my life is not my own so come and take control.. cuz you alone are good!! you are good all...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 17
    Thank you EP. Thanks for being classy, having a great site, putting up with me, taking almost non-stop criticism from some, allowing the 10 word stories, you guys were a class...
    totallyradicalsmokers totallyradicalsmokers
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I don't really get it. Things had been going fine and then it was like a shadow crept over me and suddenly I was caught up in tough times that were previously only going on around...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    He was my one of my best friends. I cared about him very much. He cared for me just as much if not more. He met a woman online. He started feeling strongly for her. I was happy...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Apr 16
    was a good thing that you always have a backup to speak about your problems & find some people who can understand how yoh feel & reassure you about it & also to make you feel...
    TurningPage2013 TurningPage2013
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    I just wanted to thank EP and everyone on this site! After moving a couple of thousand miles to take care of my 90 y.o. parents who were in bad health( who have since passed away...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    Apr 14
    EP and everyone who've been a part of my active days here. It's so sad to know that it's closing but I understand why they gotta do it. I'm very thankful to all those people who...
    iamSTAR iamSTAR
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Had a wonderful time here. Met some amazing people and made new friends. Loved to read people's stories and experiences, and learnt a lot. Thank you everyone and thank you EP for...
    Paradox2493 Paradox2493
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    We hear so much about the bad and evil place EP has become, but I am one that remembers EP as a support site, a place we could turn to when we were in need of a caring friend or a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    17 Responses Apr 12
    When don't I hate you? I should, I really should. But I don't even now, when I really think about it I should. I should hate you because every time we get "close" we are pushed...
    yalefred yalefred
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    When don't I hate you? I should, I really should. But I don't even now, when I really think about it I should. I should hate you because every time we get "close" we are pushed...
    yalefred yalefred
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    Looks fade. The body will shrivel, sag, become discolored, fall apart and lose functionality... But a woman who is sincere, strong, stalwart, has a heart full of love and empathy...
    KikFindme12thNumber KikFindme12thNumber
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    First and foremost, I have been serious about my relationship with the Father since I was in my 20's....not to say, I haven't made some really bad choices (choices that a person...
    LetsShareStories LetsShareStories
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    "Dark Paradise" http://youtu.be/aazb8Rt31nk All my friends tell me I should move on I'm lying in the ocean, singing your song Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ahh That's how...
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Apr 10
    My younger brother had one of his anger bursts again today when my mother was talking to him and said something that got onto his nerves. He's 22 and is tall and strong. When he...
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Apr 10
    I am sure there are guys that tell her they love her every where she goes. I am reminded of that constantly here by one of them many many times and i am sure he will many more...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    when it comes to love many don't realize what truly they where expressing. the ancient Greeks who came up with the discription for love would probably smite us with their lightning...
    Thesdamos Thesdamos
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    Everything gets better. I wanted to put an experience out there as my life has changed indeed in the last couple of years. A few years back I posted an experience about how lonely...
    BunnyObsession BunnyObsession
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I was in love with a girl who I loved so much and she loved me madly.. An orphan who lost her mom and brother, but I came to fill that emptiness inside her heart. Two years...
    MessyGlaze MessyGlaze
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    I remember praying,I'm Catholic,every night...saying "God please help me become stronger and better. Please..." I felt like I was always weak I felt I was weak because i told...
    Blade345 Blade345
    16-17, F
    Apr 7
    The only man to have touched me in the last year has been the trainer at the gym. I don't do anything fancy, I just discovered the free classes that no one takes advantage of and I...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    The seniors fitness group, Part 2 After the wrestling at the group when George got pinned by his wife I was kind of afraid to go to the next session because I felt the strong...
    Scotsladdie Scotsladdie
    61-65, M
    Apr 7
    ********* I would like to publish the following prayer in grateful thanks to the Archangels, St Michael, St Raphael and St Gabriel. ********* Heavenly Father, You have given us...
    Peking1977 Peking1977
    36-40, F
    Apr 6
    I tell myself that if I manage to weather all these storms, I will come out stronger and better. And the universe will reward me for it. So I've always been surviving, and...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    thanks to those of you who pushed me away thanks for I now see that nothing has changed. to those whom I could call friends thanks I had already seen the pushing away don't even...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 5
    Just cause guys are known to be stronger, doesn't mean girls can't be just as strong if not stronger. Some guys need to drop the stereotype and realize the world is changing. 💪
    springguo springguo
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 5
    I've been STD free, since... drumroll please, since my whole life! Thank you, thank you, please stop the cheering. I'm a 28 y.y. male, athletic, dark hair, blue eyes, thicker...
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4
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