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I Can't Do What I Used to Do

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    Hmmm

    Stay up all night drinking, get no sleep and go straight to work Eat nothing then walk ten miles on Diet Coke being my only fuel Smile and not attack Keep those walls maintained with no gaps A succession of first dates with excitement Adopt random people into my life and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    Can't Do It All Anymore

    I'm feeling overwhelmed. I have so many things I need to do just to survive and I just don't have enough time and mostly enough energy to get it done. I have a non life threatening illness that saps my strength, my home is somewhat of a wreck (and I hate living this way). I need...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 10 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Whn I Was Younger.......

    I use to wear sun dresses & pretty skirts. When I was younger I wore jeans & pretty tops.... I don't do that anymore. Now I wear bulky tops that hide my assets. Joggers that are loose around my legs. I NEVER wear dresses or skirts, too easy for a man to toss 'em. I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 3, 2009

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    I Suppose This Will Go Unnoticed, But It's Important To Me.....

    I saw a question on EP last night.  My heart was so sad over this that I couldn't get it off my mind today and wished to address one answer in particular.  The epeep asked if we had the choice, would we be logged in to EP or be out with friends.  Most of the answers were the...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 39 Responses May 21, 2011

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    It Seems Like Just Yesterday..

    ..I was able to run endlessly.. I used to be able to run for miles and miles and love every step of it. Since my injury, my legs haven't been the same though. :( It's been almost 4 years, and I still feel the pain when I run. It sucks. Running used to give me theis feeling of...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    Growls

    Grrr... It's annoying. It's frustrating. I keep trying. Then I get tired. *listen to faerie body* Waaahhh... It tells me it's tired. Grrr...  
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    But My Brain Still Can!

    What's that about? A few weeks ago I was out with my boys; one of 'em jumped over our cooler while he was running and so I did to. Carried that fricking bruise for DAYS. I used to run, and hurdle, and.....and I couldn't even clear a cooler. What is up with that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19, 2010

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    A Limited Shelf Life

    I still remember the first dance costume I ever had when I was just four years old.  I would put it on and wear it around the house every chance I got.  Even from the age of four, I knew that I loved to dance, and for the next 24 years, it was the only thing I truly...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    I Hate Insurance Companies

    When I was younger I had some nice cars.  A couple of mustangs and then my pride and joy.  My 1980 Toyota Supra.  It was a car way ahead of its time.  I could do 95mph in 3rd gear and still had 2 more to go.  I drove everywhere as fast as traffic would...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 3, 2010

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    It Was All Ruined For Me.

    I really want to do things that I used to... but I can't, at least for awhile (I hope). He ruined that for me. 90% of the things that I loved have some sort of a connection to him and I don't want to remember. The memories all just hurt too much... I can't listen to music I used...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    Oh. Your. God.

    i used to be able to do that breakdance move where a person spins on their head. i cant anymore because my body has grown too long.
    matiswest matiswest 18-21, M Nov 27, 2012

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    I'm pretty depressed right now and can't sleep, would like someone to talk to. Maybe talking to someone will make me feel better. Is anyone up?
    Rune2u Rune2u 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm tired with involving other people's lifestyle under one roof. I feel like I'm really going no where with them breathing down my neck and telling me a lot of bs. I really want...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I went to bed around 1am and woke up a few minutes ago. I can't get back to sleep. :(
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 24 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    No matter how bad I try or want to, I can't be honest (with my wife) about my finances. I am behind in bills, I owe money, my credit is shot, I am constantly under stress and...
    Gudsine Gudsine 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well wtf this **** sucks. You can't control who you like and it's messed up. The guy doesn't even know I exist and I can't stop liking him. I wish if I could just forget about him...
    beautifulpain96 beautifulpain96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a person that loves travelling.That travells every year. I moved few years back to another country. I travel hundreds of kilometers to see my relatives and close friends...
    Jinkasai Jinkasai 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm so done with life! I can't take it anymore. The stress and the anxiety is killing me! I don't know what to do anymore. My daughter will behave she got kicked out of daycare. I...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting sleepy, but my body, my mind won't let me drift off into the sweet bliss of nothingness. I can feel it in my bones the sleepiness is trying to lull me to...
    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I hate this part of me.. if someone asks me to do something I just say Yes .. even if I can't or don't want to, I just say what they want to hear and I don't know why!? It's...
    Jaybo93 Jaybo93 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'll be 30 this October 2015, I can't believe I'll be that old. and I still don't drive..or can't drive. Its not that I haven't tried. As a teen I took driver's ed in highschool...
    DrawingDragons DrawingDragons 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Oh but they're so many songs i can't stop listening to! Hmm...got it! I'll put two songs! Srsly, I can't decide between the two: Roses-The Chainsmokers ft. Rozes Good Times-Ella...
    Kbrabbit Kbrabbit 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I believe we all have a Batman like friend (emotionless and stotic) while i'm the Joker friend (carefree and funny), except almost nowhere near psychotic:I tried so hard, my dear...
    EternalLuckyGuy EternalLuckyGuy 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This next week is going to be so tough at work. I am the youngest person there and am basically being thrown into the deep end.. I don't think I can do it. In my line of work...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever wondered what it would be like if only you can hear what others think of you? Would you be amused or what you rather have them keep to themselves? Well let me tell...
    Mindreader9 Mindreader9 18-21, F a week ago

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    where the **** am I? bhenchod!!!!! I realized I'm like Benjamin button! my life seems to have actually gone in reverse instead of moving ahead! normally you'd see a child leaving...
    Unmasked Unmasked 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    There is a guy who is two years older than me. I met him while hanging out with my brother (who is 3 years older than me) and we started hanging out by ourselves. He isn't really...
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Met my bf 2 yrs ago and he didn't tell me for 3 months he had a kid. Don't know when they really broke up and could overlap. I can't accept he has a kid with her and it was also on...
    Ofmiceandmens Ofmiceandmens 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I thought I can just forget you, how I wish I could.. I knew it. You wrote just to screw whatever "progress" I made. You are such a tease.... How could you do this.. When are...
    aquamonkey aquamonkey 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Married-on-Club-Penguin:D How to Get Married on Club PenguinTipsNo giving out your age or address or email. You can't tell them what state you live in...
    Andrewsarchus Andrewsarchus 18-21, M Jul 21

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    I can't wait until the day I can move out. My parents just make me feel like crap, and I hate my family. I feel like everyone in my family judges and hates me and I feel like a...
    alice4114 alice4114 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I'm not actually sure where I should start with everything I would like to be open and honest about everything my my relationship in the past 11 years but it's a lot for any one...
    buttermonkey buttermonkey 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Why can't we all just enjoy the Moment. This was a chalk board at a recent Art festival,I attended. Liked the simplicity of the chalkboard, and comments. The whole day was quite...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F Jul 20

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    I'm staying with my aunt and uncle, cousins and brother in a hotel room. The air conditioning is making the room really cold, and the TV is on. I can't sleep with noise...but I'm...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I finally fell asleep without dreaming of you. But what good does that do when I'm not waking up to you. You're always on my mind. I wake up & the worry is there again. The pain is...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jul 19

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    You know what I hate....being lied to...its one of, if not my biggest, pet peeve. Its something that ****** me off for days and days no matter how small it is. This time tho...it's...
    FalseSmile FalseSmile 22-25, M Jul 19

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    Okay I a women, however even so I am most exspect me be al for women right. Well I am bit I notice more we should fight for men. Okay here some reason 1) women say they want to be...
    CuteButTheDevil CuteButTheDevil 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I just wish I could be happy. Everyday I think about the "what ifs". What if I actually had supportive parents, parents who I could talk to about any and everything, parents who...
    dezy2be dezy2be 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    no matter what i say or do, it's wrong. i can't stop messing up. i feel like such a terrible person. all i do is disappoint everyone around me, especially my family.
    sunrae08 sunrae08 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I've got the most irritating MIL in the whole world. Let's face it. People get old. But that doesn't mean aging is annoying. She is exceptional. She is so dependent oh god!! She...
    Shelltox Shelltox 26-30 Jul 18

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    I can't believe that I'm still single. It's very hard to meet a good hearted guy who is also determined about his future, a definite achiever, decent looking and also loyal...
    Mermaidshal19 Mermaidshal19 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been working at my present job for 3 years now, and the company was just bought out (replaced) by another. This new company is great, they are wonderful and supportive and...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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