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I Believe Every Day Is a Gift No Matter How Trying

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    My grand mother used to say "Every day above dirt is a good one." I have to agree with her. I have spent enough time being unhappy about stupid stuff. I find it much easier to have a sunny outlook (most of the time). But don't try me before that first cup of coffee. I...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I need to feel you every day in that special way
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    'Hope for the best, prepare for the worse', that's what I've been told to do. I'm trying, I really am, but I just can't do it. I'm counting down the days, which is stupid of me...
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    I'm done. I can't take this life. I go from one extreme emotion to another and no one cares. I only tell my mother how I feel and she treats me like a joke. She may not say it but...
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    I mean this in a more broad sense. I want to believe in the truth even if it is an uncomfortable one. I don't know if there is an afterlife but if there isn't then I want the...
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    I've always done my best to tell the truth(as I see it) to anyone, even if its awkward, painful, even if it seems im just being a ****, im not mean just to be mean, I will have a...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Trying to drink more water seems to clear my migraines at work a lot better then just takin aspirin guess it was dehydration causing my headaches :)
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    Why lie! If you just gain something? I want the truth no matter what.
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    don't really have a choice, I have to use catheters every time I pee (its only in when im in the toilet) due to disability and I have to drink loads and loads because of my kidney...
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    I don't know why I even bother trying to look and feel good, the sparkle in my eyes are gone!
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    I'm a firm believer in this because every action has a reaction. What ever you give out you get back. Everything always lines u. Something always needs to happen before something...
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    Why do people lie? I'd rather have the truth than some made up lie. Lying makes everything worse. :|
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    I sometimes forget how incredible the human body is. Since birth I haven't stopped breathing. My body was looking after me well before I learnt how to take care of it.
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Tikksunisa Tikksunisa 18-21, F Jul 21

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