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I Am Thankful For My Past

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    My Past

    I'm great full for the thing that I have delt with in my life. I have lost one parent, a grandmother, and an aunt. I have been threw three mager surgrys in my 24 years.  They have helped me to become a better person.
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jul 25, 2010

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in

    my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.
    CreateUrOwnSunshine CreateUrOwnSunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    My past and My Present!!

    I wont say much because I believe there is no point in talking to others who have no clue about what you have gone through and are going through and expecting them to provide you with a miraculous solution. And as far as sharing grief is concerned-- I don't feel bad abouth the...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F Oct 11, 2007

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    If my past didn't go as it did, I'd never have reached where i was today. granted, there are things today I'd love to be rid of and wish never happened, but, past is past. I may as well look to the future rather than hate everything I've done beforehand.
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M May 17, 2008

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    Here's just a little bit about me.

    Hope you're not too bored haha! I used to travel in a bus with my 7 brothers and sisters, mom and dad, and grandfather, singing and playing with them! But that came to an end last fall...We toured all over the USA. I started off playing violin at a very early age and became...
    guitarist93 guitarist93 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I Get Back Up

    For every mistake I have made, there has been a lesson learned. For every lesson I have learned, I have built character. For every bit of character that I have built, I have stumbled, and fallen, time, and time again. With my stumbling and falling, I have learned to get back...
    VoraciousVixen VoraciousVixen 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    I am thankful for the people from my past - you have made me into who I am today. I am thankful for the people I have now - because you're the people who keep going and I learn...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I am thankful for 5 boys that have changed my life and made me smile through out the past 3 and a half years. You guys are all I have left, you have yet to leave me like the rest...
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F Nov 28

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    Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire, if you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don't know samething for it give you the...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Dec 14

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    I was just informed of an awesome idea to help the little me be comforted , my new friend told me I can put lullabies on an mp3 that way when I'm sad and lonely , especially if I...
    Hellokittybbgrl Hellokittybbgrl 31-35, F Nov 28

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    Today I turned 19, I am so thankful for those who are in my life! I am also thankful that I am in a job which I love and couldn't ask for better people to work with! Thank You to...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    As the holiday and new year approaches I'm thankful. This time last year there wasn't much hope in my life. Just an acceptance that this is they way things are and there isn't any...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I'm thankful for information.
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I am thankful for living on my own. My home is my sanctuary.
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F Nov 28

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    I am thankful for being blessed with such a caring and lovely family. I don't realise how lucky I am to have a family when some people who are less fortunate, will never get to...
    FrickenChicken FrickenChicken 13-15, F Nov 28

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    Last night my friends and I had a thanksgiving/ sinterklaas eve dinner, and we did the rounds of what we're thankful for. Well, I was almost in tears because everyone was saying...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I am very thankful for all the people that I have in my life.... The ones that love and accept me for who I am, and there isn't many...
    xoxojess97 xoxojess97 16-17, T Nov 29

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    I am thankful for all of my spankings I've received. I've gotten many with the leather belt and a willow branch over the years but each taught me to obey, do right, and be...
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Thank You EP I'm really thankful I came across this app. This app lets me express my feelings & thoughts. Let's me share my experience with you guys/girls. I've never been the...
    IVMBLVCKBEVRD IVMBLVCKBEVRD 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I know this is gonna sound weird but I am thankful that I got spanked growing up and that I still get spanked. There's just times when I need something to get my attention and a...
    HorseAngel33 HorseAngel33 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've never been so thankful my whole life. A lot of negative things have happened within the last few months like losing my car and being evicted but I'm so lucky to have people...
    bella1360 bella1360 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Still being a newer member, I have come to know two very special ppl. They should know who they are, because I have told them. So thankful to find genuine and caring ppl on this...
    Sunny352 Sunny352 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    If it weren't for this girl I have no idea what I would do. She has helped me so much through this tough deployment. I love you! 17 years of friendship and we are still going...
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Nov 28

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    The attitude of gratitude it's not just a platitude. I am so grateful for the chance to walk this earth. Even if our paths never cross again, I know you will be safe.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 5

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    I want to thank people on EP and EP for the support. It was very therapeutic to me. If not EP, i had no contacts at all cos im lonely. A little note, a friendly "Hello" this is so...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 8

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    Ty to all the US military personnel and your families during this Christmas and Holiday season. I know this is a hard time for all you guys and gals. May God keep you all safe...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 13

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    I miss long summer walks, pushing the babe around in the stroller, breathing in the warm air, sun beating down on my skin. I can't wait for winter to run its course.
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    I don't like being spanked. I do like the fact that I'm a spanked girl. Now that you're totally confused. There is nothing about the actual spanking that I like. It hurts, stings...
    EmilyRenae EmilyRenae 18-21, F 17 Responses Nov 29

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    Over the years I have sadly lost a few friends and while it was sad I was able to get over it and move on. But I know if I were ever to lose my best friend who I have known forever...
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Two months ago today I felt your lips for the first time. Never knowing how drastically my life was going to change. The thought of you each day running through my head. Longing to...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Thinking of all the blessings I have, you are and will always be my number 1. I want to thank you. Not only for existing, but also for coming into my life. We started out as...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    A gaze in the maelstrom Water in a spiral All entwine in the center The point of no return The event horizon Tis treasure of her eyes Morphed frozen Veins of time...
    Wintersorrow Wintersorrow 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    We have been best friends since I was 19. We have been through everything together including relationship problems working together and the worst time of her life. She's the only...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 28

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    My children! Best thing that ever happened to me! Love those kids <3
    ZoeQuinn ZoeQuinn 41-45, F Nov 28

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    Hey... I get to see my bff's tomorrow .. My family and nobody wants to deal with is all together ... I can't wait I love when you see besties and it's like you never left
    Hellokittybbgrl Hellokittybbgrl 31-35, F Nov 28

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    Hpppiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I am so blessed that finals are over, graduation is coming up, Christmas presents are ordered, and that I'M NOT PREGNANT!
    SBF7493 SBF7493 18-21, F Dec 6

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    Ep should seriously allow emojis.. It's getting old seeing those weird symbol things..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    Venting on EP has finally made me tired.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Dec 9

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    the fact my parents are healthy and the fact I'm able to go to school and the fact I'm able to buy things I really like
    queeenbey queeenbey 13-15, F Dec 10

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    My bf gave me a spanking today. It hurt a lot, but I felt so much better after. Seems like every time I get spanked, we become closer. I am reassured every time how much he loves...
    TaylorTiH TaylorTiH 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    I am thankful for life, awareness of supernal abundance, and the abilities which I have been guided to cultivate and practice. Also, to my past self for contributing to my present...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm very thankful for who I've become, because of the way I was raised. I'm honest, even tho I can be harsh at times. I believe a true friend ALWAYS sticks around. (Not disappear...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I am feeling thankful for my wonderful family and friends today. You can never say thanks enough to those who care about you! I am thankful that God has blessed me with so many...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 Nov 30

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    Today Casey had a pretty simple day. He woke up at 10, got out of bed at 11. And he made him self breakfast which was bacon. He likes to add brown sugar to bacon to make it taste...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M Dec 14

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