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I Currently Struggle With Life and Living Daily

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Mar 5, 2009

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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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    At this point in life it's just hard to be

    happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything thing that does bring me happiness, or takes my mind off things is shortly lived. I Don't really have no one to talk to because I just feel like...
    xBlossomx xBlossomx 16-17, F Jan 10

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    The trials and tribulations that has happen in my life. I take responsibility of it, because I know the consequences that were going to happen. I'm not perfect, I'm just human that...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 13

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    This life just isn't what it used to be. I have no job, no home, the clothes, shoes & perfumes I have are dwindling down to almost nothing. I'm recovering from a broken arm when I...
    mylifeoutloud mylifeoutloud 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Probably the worst thing you can be in life is ugly. Most people don't like ugly people. They may like them as a friend but never anything more
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Life is a bitter sweet pill I am forced to take against my will Everyone trying to pull me Back into so called reality Why, I ask, what does it hold? Don't they see I have nothing...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M May 5

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    "Sensitivity is a sign of life. Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I have promised to break my scalp scratching habit at the beginning of the year and practice drawing everyday since I dream of becoming a comic book artist and I've done absolutely...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wish I could only look forward and forget everything that has happened to me in the past!!
    amador01 amador01 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I think that everyone has struggled with their body appearance at some point in their life, I know I have and it's a horrible feeling. Modern society promotes unrealistic photos of...
    Emilymay100 Emilymay100 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Communication is key, so they say. Especially in this era of instantaneous, text-based communication! Words can be ambiguous, unfortunately. Each of us individually assign meaning...
    FindmeHoldmeLoveme FindmeHoldmeLoveme 18-21 4 Responses May 21

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    I struggle with self hate ....I do not like how I look ..I do not like how I talk ..I do not like anything about me and I feel very ashamed of myself ...I ve felt like this many...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Okay i never struggle with above topic title but wanted to make a post merely. I can only say when struggling on generally speaking on general issues as living in paid...
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 1 day ago

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    I have endometriosis and pcos. I am overweight and I struggle with everything in life. I am just always sad.
    mimiakito123 mimiakito123 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I have had a long and hard struggle with self hatred. I grew up in a family of 9 kids. I seemed to always be the most sensitive. It made me feel as tho something was wrong with me...
    iowateri8309 iowateri8309 51-55 1 Response May 17

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    I've always struggled with this. Ever since I was younger. Kinda doesn't help when your boyfriend is so engulfed with being in the gym...
    SadhbhHarrington SadhbhHarrington 18-21, F 2 Responses May 16

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    I am my own worst critic. I nitpick everything to death. My eyebrows, hair, my teeth, smile, nose. If it's a part of me I've probably been dissatisfied with it at one point. It...
    FallingSun FallingSun 31-35, M 1 Response May 17

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    My body image is something I always worry about... I think I am fat but then again I get called anorexic almost everyday... I don't want to continue with life... My teacher called...
    MrRayBeam MrRayBeam 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    On beautiful days like today I am so in love with life and being alive! I hope everyone finds a reason to smile today <3
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Im done with life and everyone around....I cant do this **** no more I'm sick of it
    tianalovesher tianalovesher 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I must learn to say very little to my link worker or support worker at my supported housing ...as I 've learned that by telling her so much about myself and what I do I got myself...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm always trying to find a way to fight depression... Makes life a challenging road to follow. I have trouble picking myself up when others knock me down. 😟
    Lucy1995lucy Lucy1995lucy 18-21, F May 22

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    Even though it seems like I get lots of income each months but it is not really as I share some of my income with my mum ,orphans ,my lovebirds and other birds ..so lots of money...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I no longer cut or burn myself, but I still do other harmful things like picking at my skins and scabs, pulling out my hair, biting my lip until it bleeds, digging my nails into my...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    When I was in 6th grade we had the D.A.R.E program, but when I was in the 6th grade, drugs had already taken control of my life. I started drinking at a young age. I'm not gonna...
    Godheals0328 Godheals0328 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    When I was 13 I weighed 197 pounds and I was only 5'5". I've struggled for so long with my weight. I lost 30 pounds before I turned 14 and I've slowly gained it back. I'm tired of...
    socalboy99 socalboy99 22-25, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Smoking seems to ease me anymore screw my lungs and **** my life it's already ****** up enough I battle depression,selfharm body image issues and so I drink and smoke to cover that...
    DollFacedBeauty2k15 DollFacedBeauty2k15 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago