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I Am Very Fortunate

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    For Everything

    I know the times that I don't seem to appreciate what I have outweigh the times that I really do and absorb my fortune, but I really am and I need to take more notice of this.  My parents, my horse, my dog, my truck, my personality, my skills, qualities, faults and flaws...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Jun 18, 2009

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    Life gets busy and my priorities wander

    and I find that I cannot do all that I wish, but even so I have been blessed with wonderful friends and a beautiful best friend who challenge me without deserting me. I am very fortunate and I will always admire my bestest friend. Beauty, new and radiant, draws attention and...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2014

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    This weekend has been good.

    Not only I am healthy, I enjoy my job; but also I have been able to explore new things. I am so fortunate to have my EP friends. Each one of you make me feel special. Everyone in a different way. Some of you share my love for coffee. Some others remind me how beautiful life is...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M Apr 12, 2014

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    I Am One Incredibly Lucky Fellow!

    I came to Experience Project by accident but decided to stay and look around. It was interesting. Lots of odd stories and plenty of absurd claims but there were also some very sensitive and well written works. I told my own story about my wife passing and the deep love I felt...
    ken360 ken360 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Someone Else

    Think about someone else for once. I've thought about how fortunate I am. I've thought about it before. ...but never like I did just then.. Someone else is unfortunate. They don't ever feel like smiling. They were born to be a social outcast. Someone else is so hungry that...
    Pretzel Pretzel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    When negativity or hardship comes to my life I

    like to reflect on the positive things that surround me. Today is a good day. Lots of sunshine, bicycle ride, friendship and listening to the sounds of nature.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    I Am Fortunate

     Why am I fortunate? I'm privileged, I've grown up quite comfortably, and the spells of poverty my family went through were never too unbearable. We've always had an upbeat pace and have always found ways of cheering ourselves up. I am fortunate because I have not...
    LittleMonroe LittleMonroe 18-21, F Jan 17, 2010

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    Yes, I Am

    Because I'm living. because i get to see the sun rise, the rain fall, the wind blow on my face. because i'm still standing strong. because i have faith and hope. because i believe that the bad times will pass and sooner or later, i am gonna get better. because i have you guys...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2009

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    I Am Loved By a Wonderful Man

    I AM IN A GREAT RELATIONSHIP WITH A WONDERFUL GUY THAT I MET AND STARTED A SPECTACULAR FRIENDSHIP WITH. HE IS MY BEST FRIEND. HE IS MY CONFIDANT. HE IS MY COUNSELOR. HE IS MY SUNSHINE. HE IS LOVE. HE IS MINE. I LOVE HIM.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    I'm thankful for the possessions I've been

    given, for my educational opportunities, for my parents' jobs as physicians, for my home, and for those around me.
    atchetson2 atchetson2 16-17, M Dec 22, 2014

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    I'm A Very Lucky Woman

    - I have a fairly close knit extended family, all of whom I love dearly! All my cousins, aunts and uncles. Also including my immediate family as well. - My amazingly wonderful friends whom I can count on when the going gets tough. - being an American, for the most part, is a...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 7, 2009

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    My Best Friend

    My best friend is my husband.  I am so fortunate to have him in my life.  Ya see this man has stuck by me through SO MUCH.  We've been together for 7 yrs.  Married going on 6 and for the first 5 I really put him through hell.   I have a lot of abuse...
    BlackWolfEternal BlackWolfEternal 41-45, F 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    I Accept That I'm Not At Peace

    There are things in my life that I could do to make it all sunshine and rainbows, but I'm holding fast to neutrality at the moment I trust where my feelings come from, and trust that I can change them if willing to endure a little pain. Not everything is comfortable, but there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30, 2012

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    Great Life

    In spite of my ups and downs I have to say,I have led a charmed life. I have the most understanding,accepting and loving husband. I have a daughter more wonderful than I ever dreamed of. I have health problems but I still have the use of my limbs,my mind and they are not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    I'm Blessed...

    Some days, I think that I'm having it really bad. Then I turn around and see someone who is really having it bad. I'm thankful that God has blessed me to awake this morning. It's the little things that I'm blessed with that I cherish so much. I have my ups and downs, but I...
    Caprisun Caprisun 31-35, F Jun 17, 2009

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    I have a friend... CP.

    ... a very nice friend... he is very sweet with me.. and I do have a lot of fun with him... my ex found out about him the other day.. and it was dicey for a bit.. he said that he knows I have now "been" with another.... but he does not want to know anything else... Booooo...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2014

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    I keep on reading here stories about break ups,

    sexless marriages, depression, self- harm,etc. I may not have a perfect life but I am happy the way it is: I enjoy my sexual life, I enjoy my friends ( and EP friends too), my job, my travels, my family. I am always exploring my limits, and most of the time with rewards. I am...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    All I Have

    I am thankful for my good fortune. I am in full use of all my senses and all my body parts. I am able to think and speak. A wealth of riches within my own existence - how lucky am I ? - even luckier still to know how lucky I am. 
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F Sep 21, 2008

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    I guess we are fortunate to be well inside

    and out there are many who can't fix what they have even with surgery, but if you can go through life without enhancing yourself with surgery you are lucky
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7

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    Very Lucky

    I have a job I enjoy, a nice place to sleep, three meals a day, time to exercise and learn a martial art, time to write, and some spare money in the bank.  I think I'm very lucky to be able to do all of that. 
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2007

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    Truly Fortunate

    I have food, shelter, clothes, someone who loves me, a healthy mind, plenty of opportunities if my willing to work and most important my health is pretty good. I am very fortunate since majority of the world rarely as 2 of those things much less all of them. 
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F Jun 13, 2009

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    I Guess I Am

    I was robbed a few days ago. Some guys on the street grabbed me and we struggled over possession of my phone. I let go and backed off as soon as I felt a knife in his right hand (or atleast it felt like a knife, I will never know). Some guy pulled up so they fled. And it made me...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    "I Am Very Fortunate"

        I am because the night of my tragic accident I shouted out 3 x for GOD to let me die. He did not give in to my requests.  He has been by my side more now than ever. I am a double upper extremity amputee. I do not let this hold me back. I actually feel...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    For Being Me

    I am from pretty poor family and me and my mum and my 3 brothers and sister are classed as Homeless and we are living in temporary accommodation. We have our materialistic things to keep us 'in with the crowd' and not feel so poor but we have knitted together really well in the...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Just reflecting on where I've been in the past year. . . Wow! Originally came on this site because of Dave, a man I have fallen in love with despite my being married. A man who I'm...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    deniz97 deniz97 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    The saying "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" is completely a lie. Words are very powerful things that could very much change someone's life...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I received an email early this morning from an old buddy asking if I would meet him for a quick lunch as he was heading back to Europe. I already had a long list of errands I...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 4

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    As I remember it being rude to adults was never allowed and while I did make fun of older people as all kids might it was never allowed to insult or belittle another person or say...
    father1234 father1234 51-55 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Where do I begin! Gosh, we'll ill start here. When I was in the 4th grade I was new to the town and school moved from wv to ohio. Well during my 5th grade year I saw this girl I...
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    I am almost 62 years old. I left home two weeks after my high school graduation to start business college. I graduated and got a job and never looked back. I have been married...
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    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    In the depths of craziness, at least at work. It's a busy time of year for me, tax season. I've heard from him, now and then, and I must admit.. I've failed on my resolve to...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I suffer from major depression and severe anxiety. A few months ago I tried to kill myself. Fortunately I did not die from the overdose. I was taken to the emergency room and the...
    PhreshBarbee PhreshBarbee 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6