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I Have a New Outlook On Life

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    I Have a New Outlook On Lifete

     I am 49 years old and have struggled with my weight and self esteem for what seems all of my life.  When I entered my forties no matter what I ate or how much I exercised my weight continued to increase.  I am only 5' 3", so when my weight reached 150 lbs I...
    cleansecoach cleansecoach 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    I'm In!

    Ever since I got rid of my depression, I had gained a whole new outlook in life! I now see life as one big adventure. I'm ready to take in good new things, as well as deal with the bad stuff too. I feel alive! I never felt that way, in my life before... I do now, everyday. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2009

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    I Chose Between 3 Frogs

    I used my imagination to chose between three frogs. And what do you know, it was the frog with the positive attitude.
    Peter123 Peter123 41-45, M 3 Responses May 26, 2009

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    It's On. Okay, You Win.

    It’s just you and me. Right here. Right now. You think you’ve got all the power because I have already shown my cards, that I am afraid, and hurt, and feeling intimidated. But it ends today, this power struggle, this emotional game. I am stepping up. I just want to say I’m...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 41 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    In Just One Moment

    it was all out on the table, i had no more secrets to him. i wanted to die, i wanted it over, i was going to. and then he said... he said that he understood that i wanted to, and he wouldnt hate me if i did do it. he just wanted me to say goodbye before i did it. it hit me liike...
    ticanaru ticanaru 13-15, F Aug 30, 2012

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    I don't have a fun life at all. All day long I just stay at home and do stuff that does not interest me. I'd like to travel, meet new people, get drunk and do crazy stuff but being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been in an online relationship for 3 years with this guy who lives in New York (I live in Egypt btw) We used to see each other on a virtual game called YoWorld. We were so...
    malakhkhalil malakhkhalil 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My family and I were walking in the streets of New York when we stopped and waited to go across the cross walk. The light changed from stop to go and my mom started walking across...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    People have said to me I'm only young how can my life be boring...here's the answer my life can be boring by your friends living in the town 10 miles away with mk transport into...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    You know. With the way things are now and what I know. I look back on how my life was before and I HATE how I didn't know alot I know now back then. I feel like I wasted a good...
    BressonX8 BressonX8 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I must be a boring person really or led a sheltered life! I didn't think l was, but I've noticed some folks on here have literally hundreds of experiences, some have thousands and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's wasn't that big But I stopped like 2 of friends from getting ran over The first one we were walking n the bus was pulling out and I ran to the over side but she was just...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I saved my ex partner's life. I left him before I throttled him.
    Serfbord Serfbord 66-70, M Jul 24

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    Born and raised in the wrong country and fly around the world. Having autism and mild insanity Dreams for the future changing randomly I have the mist confusing uncomfortable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 30

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    On a friday night, in bed watching big brother. I wish my life was more social.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I saved this old lady who was having a seizure in the pool, cause who knows where the lazy *** lifeguard was. And then my nephew who jumped in the pool without arm floaties -_...
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    My schools science block was burning down due to someone leaving the gas taps on, I could hear someone screaming. It was like I didn't care about my life at that moment as I...
    connotjp99 connotjp99 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I was down at the railroad tracks and there was a guy there trespassing. He was walking on the tracks picking up scrap metal. I didn't know who he was. He wasn't a rr employee I...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I won't forget that experience! We'll basically this guy was working in McDonald's, back then I was a meat eater. But straight to the point. He was serving the food and he had a...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    I used to have this friend who couldn't swim and for a week in gym class, we were swimming. She had permission to stay in the shallow end, but the other girls laughed at her so she...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I feel so proud of myself I just talked my friend out of committing suicide I walked in with her dad's gun in her hand at her chest and it took a lot of work to do but we worked...
    Excuseme1357 Excuseme1357 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I was in my school and a boy tried to hang himself from a climbing frame, I went beneath him and pushed him up whilst I called for help.
    ItsRon ItsRon 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I've saved everyone but myself, so now I'm drowning and I don't know what to do
    BringMeThatHorizon BringMeThatHorizon 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Last year I donated bone marrow to my younger sister who has Lymphoma
    EmmaCollins EmmaCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I was born and raised in a neglected and isolated place where we used golf carts instead of cars and school hallways were outside and it was hot and humid outside. I lived in a...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 31

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    Thank u to the ppl who helped cheer me up after my hamsters death I appreciate all of u
    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    He must've been 8 years old. I saved him from being carried away by the river we were swimming in during my visit to Jamaica.
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I found my dad on the ground with his leg stuck in the tractor pedal. He was on the ground for 17 hours before I found him.
    wrancy wrancy 56-60, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My heart is bleeding tonight what the hell was i thinking too goof to be true its all my fault i do this to myself nobody is to be blamed !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Or had it wasted. Studied why people do what they do. Got sad. Suwocydal Depressed. Vengeful. Disabled.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    To really take the stress out of your respective shift, we can provide a whole or partial packing provider, based on your spending budget and necessities. Our seasoned team of...
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    I spoke to him today just to say "Hi" as a friend. He told me he was happily in love. Those words felt like a bullet in my heart, as if my heart had been stabbed to death...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    When I was younger, I was bullied and made fun of--even by teachers! My mom took me out of school in fourth grade and started to home school me. It was during this year that we...
    HatersGonnaHateMe HatersGonnaHateMe 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It all started 9 weeks ago well about it- It was on a sports day and we just finished versing the other school ( they won) and my teacher and our group were sitting down waiting...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 27

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    So today was the first day in accepting the change in my life. It's not something I have control over but I have the control from here on out! I don't have much social life and...
    seanv14 seanv14 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I do not want to say my life is boring, but it can be some times. Adventures come in many different forms, but I feel like modern life revolves less on adventures than I would like...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F Aug 11

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    This has been, gnawing at my brain for awhile now, and I understand this post, should actually be within the I Want To Have A Baby posts, but... There are days where, I want to...
    MyEternalDesires MyEternalDesires 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So far I'm enjoying the experience project! There's a lot of different people on here with many different interest..Some of you are more interesting then the friends I have in real...
    M0ka M0ka 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I'm so happy that my father bought a new car "ford ranger 3.2" nice power and nice torque..... I'm glad to have new car!!!
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Hello whoever actually reads what I write. I actually haven't been on in a long while, due to a ****** phone, ****** app and my computer actually broke a couple months back...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T Aug 12

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    hello everyone im new here, i will be happy to have new friends here :)
    Niotask Niotask 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Some of us forget how blessed and thankful we are to has the things we have in this life time. Everyday I thank God for everything he has given me. There are people who have it...
    nadiarenee nadiarenee 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    when i read that many tends to improve their physical output when they enter in any new relation my urge to have new girl friend become stronger...
    harishgt harishgt 36-40, M Jul 31

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    I wanted to tell you all last night but I was to tired so here's what happened last night! I have been dating Kirk for about six months now and we have a great time together. He...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I have complete compassion and understanding to the abuse I received from my mum, she was unwell alone a teenage mum with mental health no support or help from her own family, it...
    claireosb claireosb 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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