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I Am Terminally Ill

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    I believe people in my family misunderstand my mental illness. If I had the guts I'd ask "what makes you think I would actually choose this?" It feels like punishment for something...
    iusedtolovemyself iusedtolovemyself 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    we hate illuminati ? more like we are killuminati ????
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    I have suffered from depression. If depression is a mental illness then I have suffered a mental illness. Sometimes I think I am also going insane.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It makes me so damn angry when people mock someone who has a mental illness. The people who have a mental illness, are suffering enough, and going through enough hell, but to have...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My ex was molested by her brother. I am hoping you weren't wanting me to ease that line In somewhere else. I stated it first because mental Illness, like other serious Issues...
    jjskinner3 jjskinner3 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I have a chronic illness and feel very lonely. I want to be a wife and share my life but how???
    loveroflife44 loveroflife44 46-50, F Jun 29

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    I've been going through so many things the past few years and I'm honestly getting better. It's just sad that I go through really bad down times. I stay in and I just feel...
    beax3 beax3 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I'm afraid to sleep, that she'll leave me. I'm afraid when she closes her eyes, she won't wake up again. i'm just so terrified of losing her.
    caelmulryan caelmulryan 31-35, M Jun 27

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    BROTHERHOOD OF ILLUMINATI Easy way to join the Illuminati brotherhood in the world. Are you a business man or woman,an artist,Politicians,pastor, and you want to become big...
    andrewjoe andrewjoe 51-55, M Jun 26

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    BROTHERHOOD OF ILLUMINATI Easy way to join the Illuminati brotherhood in the world. Are you a business man or woman,an artist,Politicians,pastor, and you want to become big...
    andrewjoe andrewjoe 51-55, M Jun 26

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    BROTHERHOOD OF ILLUMINATI Easy way to join the Illuminati brotherhood in the world. Are you a business man or woman,an artist,Politicians,pastor, and you want to become big...
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    BROTHERHOOD OF ILLUMINATI Easy way to join the Illuminati brotherhood in the world. Are you a business man or woman,an artist,Politicians,pastor, and you want to become big...
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    BROTHERHOOD OF ILLUMINATI Easy way to join the Illuminati brotherhood in the world. Are you a business man or woman,an artist,Politicians,pastor, and you want to become big...
    andrewjoe andrewjoe 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Every car accident that has happened to a family member, friend, or co-worker has been caused by an illegal Mexican with no insurance or license. A local news meteorologist was...
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I was 18 years old when I met a girlfriend in high school who was into Satanism and her parents were too. I was taught ritual magik by her dad at one point and he said he was part...
    Kryptozoid Kryptozoid 36-40 Jun 22

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    I was 18 years old when I met a girlfriend in high school who was into Satanism and her parents were too. I was taught ritual magik by her dad at one point and he said he was part...
    Kryptozoid Kryptozoid 36-40 Jun 22

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    I was 18 years old when I met a girlfriend in high school who was into Satanism and her parents were too. I was taught ritual magik by her dad at one point and he said he was part...
    Kryptozoid Kryptozoid 36-40 Jun 22

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    I was 18 years old when I met a girlfriend in high school who was into Satanism and her parents were too. I was taught ritual magik by her dad at one point and he said he was part...
    Kryptozoid Kryptozoid 36-40 1 Response Jun 22

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    I was 18 years old when I met a girlfriend in high school who was into Satanism and her parents were too. I was taught ritual magik by her dad at one point and he said he was part...
    Kryptozoid Kryptozoid 36-40 Jun 22

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    go ahead, I won't tell a soul!
    Azeazal Azeazal 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I'm good at listening and I'm always down to talk
    Costakilla Costakilla 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I'm really good at keeping secrets
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M Jun 19

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    Yo. Let's chat it up. Come on. I'm bored. Nothing inappropriate.
    INeedAFriend21 INeedAFriend21 13-15, M Jun 18

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    Hey guys. This is more of a question than an experience. I am seeking as much help I can get. So to summarize, I have been a depressed person since I was a child. I don't know but...
    changemindchangelife changemindchangelife 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    It's crazy how a few years and hundreds of books can change how you see the world. I used to get angry about who I thought was taking my benefits and getting over on me. I used to...
    seabeewonder seabeewonder 26-30, F Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Dear not mentally ill people trying to give me advice: If I had so much control over my illness that I "wouldn't let it affect me", I wouldn't be ******* ill. That is what...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 8 Responses Jun 17

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    mine is sex as i just cant say no it dont even matter how the men look i still want it. i struggle to hold a job down as end up having sex with colleagues going out drinking i...
    boredathome699 boredathome699 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    The Summer of 666 (2015)
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    They were stuck on both doors of the adoration room in the church. I was pretty bewildered.
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I am laying in bed as the hours that I get to sleep slowing drain away. I was ready to collapse from exhaustion all day until I climbed into bed. Now I cannot seem to catch my...
    DramaBabe94 DramaBabe94 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Questions dares ill do everything you ask/wish
    Longdongsliver Longdongsliver 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I just realized I haven't cut in over 2 years
    Itsssnatalie Itsssnatalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    😭😭😭😭😭😭 Baby Cakes be that prophet
    eliteshadow eliteshadow 18-21, M Jun 14

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