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I Currently Struggle With Life and Living Daily

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    Disappointment

    I go to sleep praying to never wake. I wake to disappointment. This life is so heavy. I know God is supposed to be there, but where?
    angelwings1998 angelwings1998 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Life And Living...with Chronic Disease...

    Some would tell you I have been ill for most of my life...I say that is not true! I live with chronic disease, and when I tell anyone what that is, they either have a piteous look or ask me if I have trouble going to the bathroom...I have kidney disease...the clinical term would...
    missruthie missruthie 56-60, F Oct 20, 2012

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    Even when I get a day off, even when I'm being left completely to my own devices, for some reason, I always feel stressed. No matter what I do, I feel harried, and/or just plain interrupted. If kiddo, fiance, roomie, dog, or cat don't interrupt me, then I'll interrupt myself. I...
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F Mar 5, 2009

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    Depression

    I have very little energy and motivation because of my depression. I am classed as high functioning but people don't seem to understand just how much effort it takes to survive and get through the daily tasks of living. Even brushing my teeth can be a huge task.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Into More Pieces Than My Heart Was Made Of.

    Does it break my heart? Of course. Every moment of every day, into more pieces than my heart was made of. I never thought of myself as quiet, much less silent. I never thought about things at all. Everything changed, and that distance wedged itself between me and my happiness. It...
    MissJessicurr MissJessicurr 18-21, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Living Life On Stress

    It seems like the only way I can make it through a day is totally making mysef stressed out and angry. I don't think there has been a day that has gone by where I am happy go lucky person in about a year. This has difinately had its toll on my family and me both physically and...
    mixedmutt53 mixedmutt53 36-40 May 14, 2012

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    I

    currently i live my life as a dream..wot ever i do, wot ever i say, it doesn't matter. i lean on people who only seem to make me feel bad, i want the people who r no longer around. everyday is a fog of meaningless words. the need to keep everyone else happy even tho i no they...
    fatgirl25 fatgirl25 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2009

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    Taking A Shower Almost Killed Me But Now I Have Clean Mania!

    okay. so after five weeks of just washing up and not having a nice shower,i got myself in there. that's the toughest part...getting myself in there...after that,it's not so bad. apparently,though,i ate too much sugar with not enough protein and my blood sugar crashed after i got...
    deeaqua deeaqua 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2010

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    You Can't Feel In The Future Tense .

    I've been so up in the air for the past year emotionally and everything came to a climax in recent months that set in motion a decision that i should have made a long time ago . I never thought i would actually kick my boyfriend or anyone out of my house but i did because he...
    zoso77 zoso77 31-35, F Jan 26, 2010

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    Lift the Load Please.

    It is a struggle to go through the motions of a life.  It is exhausting.  My days last forever because I don't sleep much.  How do you move forward?  I am stuck.
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2007

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    The Tough Times

    I guess, right now, things just seem confusing and i could get lost in the dark clouds... But I'm not losing hope. Things are gonna clear up. There are just some days that I feel down...melancholic... But otherwise, I know it's gonna be fine. Things just can't be perfect all...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Feb 1, 2009

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    I Think We All Do At Times....

    I think we all do at times. We would not be human with human emotions if we did not. Life is a struggle and it is up to us how we cope with it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2009

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    I Feel Like An Addict

     I know that being addicted to drugs and being addicted to mental inflictions has it's differences in effects but they have their similarities as well. Instead of trying to stay sober, you try to stay sane. Although both addictions cause a lot of damage physically...
    HCTS HCTS 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    No Motivation Whatsoever

    I'm being treated for depression and ADHD, but either my meds don't work properly or I don't take them correctly, I cannot drag myself out of bed on the weekends. I suffer just to get up and make it to work, but that's about it. I have to force myself to do everything, including...
    AnnaLovesCoffee AnnaLovesCoffee 36-40, F May 4, 2009

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    Ill Equipped

    I'm ill equipped to live in this confusing world.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty 18-21 8 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    I'm Just So Tired

    My shakespeare club just found out that we have to do a show on Thursday... A show we last performed a month ago that no one remembers. On top of that, the time slot we've been given is ten minutes longer than the show. I have to deal with this because my best friend, the...
    someguywithakatana someguywithakatana 16-17 Mar 23, 2010

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    Euthanize Me!

      People always give me a weird look when I try to explain myself in the context of public surviving. Maybe I have a very cynical look on life but if I had been a puppy instead of a human child, I would definately have been put-down for not having any survival skills as...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    That's Always a Good Qu...

    That's always a good question. And a hard one for me. Sure I struggle. Money's tight. I never have what I want. But I always have what I  need. My emotions run wild at times after abuse and a divorce. Raising three children is a *****. But they always know I love...
    hisfallenangel hisfallenangel 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    If he can do it, I can: http://www.cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Depressed, still finding out if I'm bipolar but I think so. Finding myself being sad and with low self-esteem all the time. Paranoid of everyone around me. Think people are out to...
    gekker gekker 22-25, F Aug 22

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    It's a Thursday summer night and while everyone is at my high schools football game having the times of their lives and partying later on I'm home alone by myself doing nothing but...
    Brudy6 Brudy6 18-21, M Aug 28

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    I am a drug addict And I've been clean for most of two years I dropped out of school when I was 17 I start my first college course next Monday I'm scared. I've always been kinda...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have bi-polar disorder and I struggle with my job every single day. I have to write for a living and it's difficult to think, it's difficult to remember. I have to read my...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hey I'm new to EP and here is my experience: I am gay and struggle with being gay. Recently I am friends with someone who is soooo unique. I am so happy he entered my life because...
    Miwabromam Miwabromam 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    So if you read my profile u know I struggle with cutting starving myself so one of my friends she found out today what I do and she says she not going to tell my mom what should I...
    Amyann114 Amyann114 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I've struggled with one assignment over the past few weeks tremendously. I've been breaking down. I prayed to God to help me get through this and I ended watching the devil wears...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M Sep 1

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    I struggle with my body image and usually I won't wear girly clothes but today I found 2 identical dresses with different patterns that I absolutely fell in love with. I could've...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I have a hard time adjusting to new patterns and new flows. Changing teachers every year, is a struggle with me. And moving away (even if in the same school district) is a...
    wonderousgirl wonderousgirl 16-17 Sep 7

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    What started as anorexia has now been an endless struggle with binge eating, restricting and anorexia relapses for over 11 years. I'm at a healthy weight so everyone thinks I'm...
    MLockeven MLockeven 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I'm smaller than I was (in my last post under "I struggle with my body image") But I have gained weight.. I am now 93.8lbs instead of 92 I am such a ******* failure....
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am currently seeking therapy for it. It's strange to say that I have social anxiety because I am a private person, and I enjoy spending time by myself. However, there are times I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I remember reading an old picture that I drew. It said " Love myself and my mom." I've lost that genuine love for myself when I turned 8. I would also be out of place my whole life...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F Aug 31

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    For me life every moment is almost struggle
    edpd1951 edpd1951 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Ok. I need to get this one out as a declaration of my new fitness goal. It might be a taboo idea, but my new goal has been inspired by the fact that I am reuniting with a friend of...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F a week ago

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    There's nothing to live for anymore. I'm tired of the constant bitching and pain I have to face daily and when I try to fix things I **** them up. I hate life, I can't stand it, I...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I just can't seem to get over the fact that I like men. I don't like girls, but I can't seem to get over myself enough to date a guy. But I want to be in a relationship, but with...
    Spazz238 Spazz238 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I've always convinced myself that it was because I had coursework or needed to prepare for an exam, but the reason for my adderall addiction started before I'd even tried it. When...
    shmannabelle shmannabelle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Every single day of my life
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't even know what's wrong with me. I feel like a random speck of dust floating around and nothing is happening. I keep getting random feelings for no reason, I've begun to get...
    littlemeFern littlemeFern 13-15 1 Response Aug 20

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    I hate myself so much. I know it has a lot to do with my past but it doesn't change the way I feel. I genuinely think that everything that happened to me is my fault. I used to...
    Clouds8 Clouds8 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have always been sort of a Nymphomaniac. I did not have sex until I met the guy I love and am still with. As soon as we began having sex, I became addicted. I will randomly get...
    MacKenzie2943 MacKenzie2943 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Sitting in rehab trying not to lose my ****, trying to keep myself together, trying to silence the voices in my head talking all at once, even my own. If my other arm was working...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Why is it so hard for those of us who are suffering to get access to proper treatment. Not to mention the treatments available suck, the therapies are not as effective as...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    How am I supposed to keep my head above the water? Or help anyone else? How am I supposed to stay patient? And dear god, how do people wait for other people? How can they wait and...
    StandInTheStorm StandInTheStorm 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I debated wether to join this group or one that uses the term "might have" an eating disorder. I've studied it. Logically I know I do. But sometimes I feel just utterly paranoid...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Aug 27

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    Today was a good day at work. It was my second morning getting out of bed at 6 am and it worked. My energy was up. My personality was there. I was significantly good in terms of...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M Aug 28

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    Other times, I look at my scars and see something else: a girl who was trying to cope with something horrible that she should never have had to live through at all. My scars show...
    channy86 channy86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I think I still do. When I have even a tiny bit of fat anywhere on my body, I don't eat every good. I give myself, on the first day, a 1,600 calorie diet. I'm 5.4in tall. My weight...
    17paredkay00 17paredkay00 13-15, F Aug 29

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