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I Am Terminally Ill

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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 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 Nov 23, 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 2 Responses Mar 23

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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 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am conducting a research study exploring the experiences of older adolescents with a terminally ill parent. I am looking to recruit participants aged between 16 and 18 who have a...
    JenC89 JenC89 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Very hard to live with and see every day. Just when i think i am prepared i have to call an ambulance and breakdown again. I wish it was me that was sick. I dont wish that...
    lazyk lazyk 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    JenniferCafferky JenniferCafferky 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Yes, I sometimes do. I sometimes, but only some times, want to have an illicit affair, with all of the things that comes with this. And when I say this, of course, because it is me...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have Lupus and Lupus nephritis an incurable autoimmune disease and kidney involvement. One of the issues of living with an incurable disease is that its also an invisible...
    Young24Lupus Young24Lupus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It's really hard to deal with a mental illness. In class if a teacher asks a question that I'm supposed to know the answer to, but dont. Everyone will mock me and call me retard...
    matti1342 matti1342 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Life is a illusion, it gives you a taste of every possible emotion and feeling that exists. It's an illusion because you may never feel tomorrow what you feel today. It's changing...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F Apr 3

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    the illuminati is said to be a pact with the devil? yes? the illuminati is often referred to as "the third eye", interesting enough the pineal gland is also "the third eye". the...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    22 and too many diagnosed illnesses, disease, viruses, etc. Started at 8 years old. In pain from head to toe, it physically hurts just to be alive. I can't work or go to school to...
    HiddenDaisy HiddenDaisy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Most people don't understand mental health and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i get it all the time people say they understand me and i'm like how can you say that i don't even understand me at least not completely and in fact i think it's insulting to say...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suffer from anxiety and depression. I have been a sufferer of mental illness once the age of 8, since they first put me on antidepressants.
    anm52309 anm52309 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    JOIN THE ILLUMINATI TODAY AND GET STINKY RICH UPGRADE YOUR CAREER WITHIN SECONDS, AND RECEIVE ENDLESS RICHES FROM THE GREAT ALMIGHTY. HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW TO BE LIKE ALL YOUR...
    illuminati3 illuminati3 31-35 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have ADD. And depression with suicidal ideation. And social phobia disorder. And general anxiety disorder. So yep, I'm mentally ill.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    no pressure not being able to read and rite means nobody has many expectations of you, i wish i could be an illiterate 17th century farmer or sommat, life seemed easier back then...
    IFeelSoLonely101 IFeelSoLonely101 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Hello, this is my first post :) through the next posts, I am going to tell you the story of my life, and why I want to end it so badly. It all started back in grade 5, I had many...
    XoxOutcastxoX XoxOutcastxoX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    One of my best friends in the entire world was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, among some other things. She felt different after knowing she was bipolar like something...
    PenandMind PenandMind 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    I feel like I'm about to have a mental break down, I'm starting a new job Sunday, yes I'm excited, over the mood. All that jazz. Yet my heads been ****** for months, I battle...
    YellowLilyPad YellowLilyPad 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Since birth I was the "sick" child. My parents knew after they brought me home from the NICU, that my health issues wouldn't go away. I battle Chronic Liver Disease, Chronic...
    jazziNicole1994 jazziNicole1994 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I can't stop thinking about this girl. I never meant to fall in love with her but at some point she smiled at me and she had me. I literally loved her soon as I set my eyes on her...
    BruceWayneOfMyCity BruceWayneOfMyCity 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    So it's only been 2 weeks since I broke up with my long time boyfriend. I just can't take it anymore. I feel rejected, lonely, angry and humiliated. I never thought he'd ever do...
    varsitymuenster varsitymuenster 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Why does every little thing feel so bloody hard going
    lchainey lchainey 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have connective tissue disease, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, hypothyroidism, chronic migraines, myoclonus, fibromyalgia, arthritis, plantar fasciitis and chronic pain. If I...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I someone wants to kill themselves from smoking, ok , thats their problem , but why cause the kids to suffer ?!
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    It has been four and a half years since I got sick. I have extreme abdominal pain, joint pain, degenerative disc disease, and I am always tiered. I don't know whats wrong with me...
    HelloGoodbey HelloGoodbey 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I suffer from social anxiety and depression
    Jbriefs Jbriefs 16-17, M Mar 20

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    The one hole that I rely on most aches!!i have tonsillitis and it feels like I'm swallowing a knife when I eat or drink! Things are bad when one of ur most valuable holes become...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Voices speak in my head, I'm depressed more than half of the time, I'm negative, I don't have any real friends, I see things that aren't there, I have delusions and "false" beliefs...
    Lily111 Lily111 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have borderline personality disorder, major depression, anxiety and EDNOS.
    elleohzed elleohzed 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So I just dropped my college course. I'm devastated and feel like a failure but I couldn't go on any longer with the way I feel mentally. I was missing too much time and studying...
    Yummylicious4ev Yummylicious4ev 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Does anyone on here use Nuvaring? I'm super moody, throwing up, in a lot of pain and have a horrid headache...anyone else?
    littlebobleep littlebobleep 31-35, F Mar 25

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    I grew up in the center of two warring parents. Two stubborn pigheaded people who not once thought of putting aside their differences so that I could possibly have some semblance...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    For everything. Fxck them.
    okaydoood okaydoood 26-30, M Mar 27

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    Youtube Troll Commentators - Where do I begin? Too many fake foreign extremists accusing me of being racist, calling me out and claiming that i'm so kind of terrorists. *sigh...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    I've been looking for her for so long...I'm starting to doubt myself...maybe I'm not good enough for her and that's why I haven't found her...I honestly don't know and that scares...
    Skittlesluvsrainbows Skittlesluvsrainbows 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I have bulimia, I've had it since I was 12, I never really new what it was but me and my friend used to make this thing called 'sick juice' so you basically make this kind of...
    TheGreenEyedGirl TheGreenEyedGirl 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I have Lyme disease (not LYMES as some people tend to call it). I was diagnosed in November 2011. My first symptom was severe vertigo. Also, I experienced painful arthritis, brain...
    merelymandolin merelymandolin 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Rn im in a mental hospital because for no reason they think im sick -,-
    EmilySwitzerland EmilySwitzerland 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    It's magic having a man who is crazy about you but if he is pretending , not genuine then why the hell do we tolerate it.
    going4gold going4gold 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Maybe if its a nightmare, i just have to wake up- my dad was in jail for two years which made my whole family really depressed, specially my mother and myself. My two older sister...
    Justbreatheba Justbreatheba 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Anyone grow up close to the St. Louis, MO area
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    i have cytomalgic virus for more then a year! who else?
    iloveyouQuil iloveyouQuil 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    No disease scares anyone much more than a diagnosis of most cancers. You will find several sorts of scarce flu as well as meningitis that you'll have considered, but most cancers...
    Ryan5050yvs2 Ryan5050yvs2 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wanted to create this and get it in here so that I can write a story for it, maybe more than one at some point or another, because it feels pretty inside. That is all for now.
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi everyone, I need to share this amazing experience with you guys. I met this amazing guy who looks completely normal. I got to know him, because I thought he was cute...
    Jasmine650 Jasmine650 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My only remaining kidney has entered stage 3 failure. I'm not ready to die. Not like this. I continue to fight as I have been. I hope soon I can go home. I really hate it here at...
    cartermurrows cartermurrows 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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