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I Get Knocked Down But I Keep On Getting Back Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 182 People

    I'm Bouncy!!!

    In my life, many tragic things have happened to me. And I sometimes deal with the stress of trying to make my life work out for the better, dealing with fake "friends" and trying to make relationships work... and the biggie, is dealing with my erratic health issues. For...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Today For Real!

    I have had one of those days when everything felt like it was happening directly to me. My wrist got fractured and it hurts. I should be icing it but I hate ice and I am restless so I work on my computer but low and behold all of the sudden my computer is on the fritz. It's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 27, 2011

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    Everyday I hit another setback

    but I keep moving forward. Even when I take a step forward, and then two steps back, I'm ready to step forward twice as fast, having already gone through the first two steps, the next ones should be easier than the first. That's my attitude, I can be honest and say most days put...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    You Aint Never Gunna Keep Me Down

    I have the strength to get knocked down and get up again. You cannot sit on my face.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Knocked Down

    yes that is the way life is get knocked down but you must get back up and try again and again and again I know what you mean but think positive and things will start going right for you I know I tried to end my life a few times but prayed my way back to life and Im a shut in many...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4 66-70, F 6 Responses May 29, 2008

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=TFpjwPV1m8o Powerrrrrr!!!!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Jun 9, 2014

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    Now I'm Getting Tired

    I've  pulled myself up so many times.Everyone has, I know.Now you all know we can't give up. Pray when you're too tired or getting older. Have a bit of faith when you are certain you'll not get back on your feet.Take a break..rest dear friend . I will help you and you will...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2008

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    I Want To Give Up

     I seriously do.I want to throw in the towel and lay down to die.But this small voice inside, a tiny flickering hope screams"You were meant to make it, not to break while trying to make it!" "Keep moving, keep doing, keep pushing!"So when comes the rainy weather.. I ...
    MySweetSacrifice MySweetSacrifice 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    I'll Never Give Up

    i don't care, even if i had to lose a limb.......i will never back down or give up...i don't care....i'll always face whatever comes my way and to my best to surpass it..... we never know how our life will be in the future, even if not tomorrow, maybe in a year...or 10 years...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 2, 2011

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