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I Am Terminally Ill

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    Hi, I am not a writer,

    as you will see. I have been living with a terminal illness. I have end stage cirrhosis for about 4 years now. They have been telling me I had about a year for that long. I live each day as if it were My last. I have a very good doctor who is also my friend. And I have a good...
    namve69t namve69t 51-55 1 Response Mar 29

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    Would You Plan Your Own Funeral?

    Often, people who are old or terminally ill don't want to leave this burden to their loved ones and sometimes they would just like the opportunity to celebrate life rather than mourn death. We see this act as a celebration of life and we think it should be as personal and unique...
    WideEyedEnt1 WideEyedEnt1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    I have spent the past 3 months caring

    for my husband who is bed fast due to rampant cancer. He started with melanoma and didn't take it seriously but soon it spread to his liver and now it is everywhere. As much as I strive to give him the absolute best care possible, his skin started to break down about 3 weeks...
    sarah32wv sarah32wv 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    I Have Just Been Diagnosed With Cirrosis, And Want To Chat.

    I have just been diagnosed with cirrosis, and have been fighting diabetes, fibromyalgia and degenerative arthritis. Nights are hard and I would love to chat with other insomniacs. I can no longer stand or walk for more that about 5 steps. I feel so confined and dependent...and...
    mzbarbie mzbarbie 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    Four months to year left.

    Trying to make the most of it.
    AnnaKanna AnnaKanna 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Terminally Ill

    I was diagnosed over a year with Stage IV cirrhosis of the liver, Blindness in 1 eye, encephalopathy, Memory loss, unsteady gait,rheumatoid arthritis,dizziness, extreme fatigue, Chronic Heart Disease ( 2 stents in 2006), etc.
    shurook5303 shurook5303 61-65, F May 30, 2011

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    I have a chronic illness it's hard to work through it.
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    24th August 2015 Joining EP, to vent a few of my problems, sounded like a good idea but now I'm not so sure. Here goes I suppose. My wife is dying. I can say it now without...
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    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm glad for the first time in my life I can talk about my mental illness. For 40 years or so I have only had a few close friends that I can really talk to about "it". Even if I...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Iris Iris is one of my alters who is really hard to control. She is very strong minded and loves to break people mentally. I've lost some of my best friends because they couldn't...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Yes, people continue to misunderstand mental illness in the 21st century. Many people with mental illness throughout history have been tortured and murdered because they were...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    My wife is bipolar, but she is taking her medication and has it under control. She is not an issue for me. My issue is with her son, my step-son. He's 24 years old. He has been...
    CJRed73 CJRed73 41-45, M Aug 13

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    It's manslaughter. I feel so pissed and sad when I hear people talking about aborting their baby. It's a living, breathing thing. It's your baby. Your it's mom! Let it have the...
    gigglekitty gigglekitty 13-15, F Aug 11

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    people who believe that dissociative identity disorder can be cured by 'giving yourself to god' and 'stop playing with ghosts (Wtf???) really have no idea how they can hurt people...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 10

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    I have been dealing with severe depression since I was in high school, which was years and years ago. Didnt think much of it, got some therapy once in a while and that was that...
    FalseSmile FalseSmile 22-25, M Aug 10

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    There is no such thing as love, I think love is just two people getting used to each other, it's just an illusion that's evolved so you can pass on your DNA :')
    EmilyAlice97 EmilyAlice97 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Aug 9

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    one of my other personalities told someone she would jump in front of a train, now they forced me to get help again I'm just a mess at the moment
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I believe in it want to be in it but don't know how
    conspiracydude conspiracydude 16-17, M Aug 7

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    i have extreme PTSD. my mother passed away when I was one, and when I was 2, i got adopted. the woman who adopted me only did it so she could look good for her church... she didn't...
    Charityhope87 Charityhope87 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Even though i have a family that loves me and supports me in everything i do i still feel like the world has threw me aside like i dont/didnt matter at all and like its purposely...
    MyIMe MyIMe 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I have secrets that I don't tell a lot of people because it hurts talking about it people will not understand and judge me and I feel some people don't care. and they might tell...
    Ana1amber Ana1amber 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    pic for pic? any pretty ladies want to show this guy a good time? I appreciate ladies of all sizes.. I think all woman are beautiful.. now who wants to have some fun?
    travis90 travis90 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I don't know what normal is, yet it's what I'd like to be.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6

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    i can keep anybody's secrets. everybody has some too. i been keeping some of my own for a long time. lol
    lindsey3390 lindsey3390 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    For my entire life I have been plagued with so many illnesses.Female issues, depression, anxiety, abuse, ptsd, digestive disorders, chronic pain (3 spine surgeries), etc.Well fate...
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    ***A Bit Graphic for sensitive readers, but all a part of everyday life*** No one will ever know... I'm like an emotional roller coaster. I've lost my mind. I was molested...
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    I am a mentally ill parent with a child who has emotional and psychological issues. We are both on meds. My son means the world to me. Sometimes, he drives me nuts, though...
    Srb77 Srb77 36-40, F Aug 5

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    I'm not on any medication and I don't see a doctor. I used to, but somehow my stepmother makes me feel guilty for needing help. I don't think she means too, but its hard. I just...
    Spoticus Spoticus 18-21, F Aug 5

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    What Does The Illuminati Know About September 2015 That We Don't?
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 5

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    I don't know exactly what it is but she has something. She says over social media to have hallucinations, delusion, insomnia, extreme anger episodes and much more. The thing is she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5

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    ask me anything I'll answer!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4

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    Ask me questions! Anything!
    mikaellann mikaellann 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 4

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