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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 208 People

    Who Amongst Has Not ???

    Over the years I have stumble and fallen many times ...Who amongst us has not ?Have also picked myself up ...Dusted myself off and gone on my waySometimes this was hard to do ...But there is always a light at the end of the tunnelIt is sometimes hard to see in the darknessBut it...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    RECOVERY!!

    mutual losses or experience deserve to be acknowledged or remembered with dignity, honor, and respect even as we regroup to move forward. I am willing to work on forgiveness and letting go of the past in order to find peace. It's time to give it a rest. I am empowered by...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    We Have All Experienced This

    The article by shadow28, made me happy and reminded me of that song..... "I get knocked down, but I get up again, ain't nothing gonna slow me down,I get knocked down, but I get up again...etc"
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F Mar 22, 2009

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    Fallen & Back Up

    How many times? ... How many times?  Only God & myself know''s.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 27, 2011

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    Never Far From Happy

    No matter how I linger around sad and despair No matter how much I feel battered, in need of repair I am never far from happy, it lurks as well you see So when I am feeling down, I just need to look around Looking for happy, quitting this feeling, turning my frown There not...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    I Am Stronger Than I Knew

    I have experienced so many things in life that you'd think I would have ended my life way back then. But I haven't. Only recently I discovered how strong I actually am. I can handle much more than I thought I could. I am able to conceal all the pain with a genuine smile and have...
    RedLipMovement RedLipMovement 18-21, F Sep 22, 2010

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    Always

    I've fallen so many times I can't count. And every time I lay there a minute and cuss.And then I haul myself back to my feet.I have come so far, grown so much, that not getting up is unthinkable. 
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Weebles Wobble

    I am stubborn, by nature... but there have been many times that I was ready (and attempted) to throw in the towel, to give up. Still, life wasn't done with me, apparently, even though I was sure I was done with it. My mother, in my darkest depression, use to repeat a line that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    The Effects Of Bullying

    Bullying is no minor issue. The effects of it damage the soul, reprogram an individual's thinking patterns, and can change their personality. It even puts someone at risk for developing psychosis later in life. The bullies themselves are also just as likely to develop mental...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Almost all my secrets involve others. Those go to the grave with me. If reincarnation is real I want to come back as a woman. By then they will be in charge. Well they already are...
    frickenhorny frickenhorny 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have one on my back, from the top to bottom. I don't look like the type to have one & my mum was horrified when she saw it lol 😱
    Fairydust1986 Fairydust1986 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Life is rarely what we expect it to be, and in the span of a year I went from having almost everything I ever wanted and being well on my way to reaching several of my life goals...
    ladydavia ladydavia 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    So I've decided to make a career change! The thought of going back to school at 28 is quite daunting. But the thought of never being in a career I enjoy is worse! So single parent...
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Around the homepage I explain…in detail…The three Simple Actions plus the 4 Standard Info regarding your body that make it attainable in your case to deliver your own joint...
    Daniel2851fec7 Daniel2851fec7 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was walking in the woods, I know i was on some kinda quest. Then I seen a older looking African indian I new instantly thats who i was looking for so i quietly followed him...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    All I can say is thank God for the theatre. My parents signed me up for an amateur theatre group when I was 11; in hindsight, they may have done it because of my Asperger's (I was...
    heyitsgarrett heyitsgarrett 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My Love!!!!I have the most amazing girlfriend. She is supportive, protective, caring, and loving. She is my everything. She is my Mistress, my lover, my friend, and my partner in...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    As I was watching the movie Fahrenheit 451, it made me think of a few things. I noticed that Montag (the main character) just agreed with whatever his captain said and never...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.Yes I have a bipolar spouse.I understand that it takes patients and the right medication.He was diagnosed with bipolar this April.And he is bipolar...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Excuse_mycharm3 I always follow back :)
    CaptnHeather CaptnHeather 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Can you call a haunting memory of your past a nightmare? Just because i am asleep doesn't stop them from invading my unconsciousness and transporting me back to minutes and...
    sjl31 sjl31 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    In the words on Morrisey: "I smoke cause I'm hoping for an early death and I need to cling to something." I don't have the courage to kill myself, but if I get terminally ill then...
    CokeandWhiskey CokeandWhiskey 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hey guys im really confused im back from my first year of college and my dad has not given me one word of congratulations or any kind of passionate return .he never was the type he...
    werass werass 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Well, I never left. But lately I felt like I wasn't really here. I didn't feel myself here... Everything seemed to have lost sense back then... due to one stupid mistake I made...
    Undecodable Undecodable 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    Part 2 (One week later) "Hey mom!" I walked into her bedroom wearing some shorts and a shirt that I wore a week ago "Do you think I've gained weight? I mean this used to fit...
    amanda369 amanda369 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I fall in love anew every day with you your words and who you are are amazing I never thought I would ever love another but you made your way into my heart and just in time you...
    meltingicequeen meltingicequeen 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I only have one Ep account. Yes I have deleted my account several times, and have always came back, and yes I have changed my name, more times than this site has made improvements...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been on vacation this week. I haven't gotten the car out of the parking garage all week. I have walked or taken my bike every place I went. Tomorrow having some friends on...
    michaelian49 michaelian49 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    It has been 7 months since my separation from my husband. I've moved on but he doesn't know that I moved on with another man. My husband wants to start over but I don't. We text...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A while ago i gave away my dog to a friend. Its been months now and i still haven't gotten over it i don't like to talk about him or even mention his name. I went to go see him...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Walked into a sliding door - several times. Tripped over a fire hydrant, walked into a bunch of stuff. I've even climbed into the backseat of my car when i was the driver. Slipped...
    Naala Naala 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    yesterday my boyfriend left for Kuwait for 3 weeks after that it's off to Afghanistan I'm so scared for him and his men ( even tho I didn't tell him that ) I have tried leading up...
    LysaMari LysaMari 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    "It's better to have loved and lost, then to not love at all." I'd have to disagree. I'd much rather have never fallen in love, then to have fallen in love, and then have that...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Over 30 inches long. I probably have only gotten my hair cut/trimmed 5 times before (to the most).
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm kinda scared tbh, her name was Brianna and I met her online, but not here. She was really depressed so I told her about EP and she joined for a little bit. One day she told...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I like this guy and i going to give him mix CD because i'm not really good at saying i like or i love u. In this mixed cd i will pit a sing that will say all my feelings to him and...
    ShyGirlbutStraightForward ShyGirlbutStraightForward 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Are the fallen truly dammed...I say not we just know how to party better!
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F Jun 25

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    I am married to a man who loves his job first and foremost. I met this guy I worked with briefly, and don't know if I really fell in love, but definitely developed a crush on him...
    andiebr andiebr 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I was born in the early '60s, to a very conservative small town family. My paternal grandfather was the local Chief of Police. This meant that my family name was very well known...
    Knum420 Knum420 51-55, M Jun 25

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    This guy I've liked for over a year, apparently has liked me back for the same amount of time. Let's just call him Bob for anonymous sakes. I genuinely like and care about...
    mollzjanine mollzjanine 18-21 1 Response Jun 24

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