I Have Been To Rock Bottom And Back Lifes A Rollercoaster

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    The Hole

    One of the most memorable TV episodes I've seen was a "West Wing".  Josh Lyman was going through a tough time with depression after he was shot.  Leo pulled him aside and told this little story.  There once was a man who was successful.  He was doing his...
    gregs711 gregs711
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2010

    Peaks

    I was not predesignated to what is considered to be a successful career.  My parents were poor and proud.  My father was very ill for a long time and he almost died.  Finally he recovered and was never ill again in spite or because of a profession in the open air...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 9, 2010

    ...

    Life is like a rollercoaster with all the ups and downs, hits and misses, wins and losses, good and bad times. I think that we just have to be able to live through the low times to get to the high times and then we appreciate them more in comparison. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2010

    Its Very True

    Life is definatley like a rollercoaster. Full of high and lows, dips and turns and the occasional moment where your upside down. Sometimes its ridiculously scary, but we need to remember its meant to be fun. ENJOY IT!!!!!!!!!
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Aug 30, 2010

    And I Mean The Bottom

    I hit one my lowest lows in life when I tried to committ suicide 10 years ago.  What lead me there is of no matter now.  I wrote my goodbyes.  Then I tried slitting my wrists....with a steak knife.  Ya..OUCH!!  When that became to painful, I decided...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2010

    Several Times

    The one thing I've learned so far is that you cannot predict what is going to happen. I've been at a place where I was having breakdowns from my parent's divorcing, to being in love and engaged, to losing that person, etc, etc.  Broke and unemployed to federal job, new...
    Grin32 Grin32
    31-35, M
    Apr 28, 2010

    Is Financial Bailout Really Benefits American As A Whole ?

    Federal bailout is initiated by federal to help stimulated economy situations by giving more money to these banks corporations ' with hope and wishes ' to make more money and put back into economy .Sound wonderful but unfortunately after economy crisis , the terms of...
    bentran93 bentran93
    36-40
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2010
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