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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 7, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I typed other stories before and deleted them as I keep trying to start fresh, to no avail. I sit here crying. I cry out of so much frustration; with God and myself. I don’t...
    myownproblem13 myownproblem13 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I am married for 7 years with one lovely daughter. From day 1, I knew I can never give him the love that I had for my ex boyfriend whom I left because I thought he has someone. My...
    icanneverhaveu icanneverhaveu 26-30 Mar 27

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    I've always been an athlete and was warming up while skating when suddenly my feet shot out from under me. I went down... Hard... I heard my back snap, and although I could...
    Derbychick Derbychick 46-50 Mar 28

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    I've done this many times. Sometimes I wake up because the books hits me in the face. Not fun.
    randomdork11 randomdork11 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    We sit next to each other everyday at work. It could be the loneliness of being in a hollow marriage but I can not stop thinking about this coworker. She is beautiful, elegant...
    Blindfoldeddance Blindfoldeddance 41-45, M Apr 9

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    My brothers best friend.. I lost my virginity to him and I don't think I have really gotten over him since. I can't be with him because of many reasons but sometimes I just get so...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have this account for the longest time ever but I never got the courage to share one of my many stories to be heard or in this case read. But lately I've been feeling a bit down...
    SamyLo SamyLo 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My dad and I have always been the best of friends, partners in crime. Up until 2 or 3 years ago I started with my social anxiety I stopped hanging around my parents.. I've gotten...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I don't know if this was a dream because I was half asleep. Lately I've been waking up before my alarm, and then laying there and trying to go back to sleep for about an hour, and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I was just diagnosed with Forestier's Disease or DISH...Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosisin in my lower spine. I've had weakness in my legs, lower back for the past 4...
    halley888 halley888 46-50, F Mar 26

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    In General, I hate girls. Now before anybody says girls have a right not to want to date nice guys or some other bull, I will say this: I am not a smiley, sun shining out of my...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I was diagnosed with Graves' disease almost three years ago, and am still not back to normal. I was misdiagnosed for years going in and out of hospitals when I was 17. Since taking...
    brittnikae brittnikae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been attracted to this boy for perhaps a year now, and recently the attraction has blossomed into a crush. Ok, perhaps not recently, it's been a few months now. However, as...
    neongoggles neongoggles 18-21, T Apr 5

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    Just reset my password and read my stories. I have grown so much in such a short period of time . I can not believe the woman I once was. Plan to do much more writing now that I...
    hunny28 hunny28 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Im only 18 but have fallen for someone that is 27 and he knows how i feel for him, im an honest up front person and wont keep my feelings inside! But now we have ended up as...
    Jessicachesney Jessicachesney 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Yes I'm only 16, but I have fallen in love with little ones, and I really look forward to having some of my own one day. They're just so precious. I know & I've heard plenty of...
    cassidysc cassidysc 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Reasons why I have to live: Living is what we do. It's what's we're here for. Shouldn't go against that. The kids. Not mine of course, but my little brothers. And the kids I...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Literally haven't gotten any good sleep in a month! I know what's causing it. Worrying about finances, work load doubled so I have a lot of pressure. I worry about situations...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Ok talk show host Ellen Degenerous who is married in reAl life was divorced in my dream and was trying to jump my bones and kinda aggressive about it. I did not like her that way...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I haven't gotten a good night's sleep in a while now. I've just been feeling so restless and tense lately. No matter how tired I am or how late it is, the anxiety in my head just...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I got my first job as an artist's model as a 19 year old and it was all about the money. Soon I found out how much I loved being a model. I am comfortable nude, but also really...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    seems like i have had the warts forever. I believe just over a year tho. They seem to consume my life, I'm to embarrassed to be in a relationship anymore or even be sentimental...
    5218109serpant 5218109serpant 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I got put into the special education program at my school because I have a learning disability. I cant understand math's, graphs, and anything to do with numbers. I've always...
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    It seems that I am back here again. I haven't been back since forever. I wanted to avoid this. Just drama, and a lot of immature kids running around. Most of the people here are...
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    My Year 2013 with MIL FILs death meant that we saw MIL a lot now all of a sudden, which was a change as usually I go near her maybe three times a year. In January of 2013My...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 Mar 29

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    My daughter has smas and is being cured by tilting upside down at a 45% angle on her back with arms over her head.She was looking at a surgical feeding tube after two years of...
    racheldunkley racheldunkley 41-45, F Apr 6

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    I let you go, only because I love you.❤️ If only I could stop crying and show you I'm okay. 😢💔 They say if you love someone set them free, and if it they come back it was...
    iamj iamj 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I just survived my first herpes outbreak. Barely. The pain was unbearable and put it together with a severe uti...I wanted to die. Right now I'm feeling very scared and uncertain...
    staystronglivelong29 staystronglivelong29 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I prefer dreams to reality. There, I said it. If I could run away into my mind forever, I think I would. My dreams are phenomenally better. All of my issues are solved by either...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I sell items on eBay, Amazon, ebd, Esty, Bidurway, and Webstore. I have heard of egate market never sold or have ever used their website. As far as getting the most traffic...
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    Really, I wrote this because I wanted to find people out there who also have partners with autism but whenever I search things I only ever find negative stuff. Like they had to get...
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    I have been in bed sick with the flu for three days now. The chills have been unbearable. In addition, my whole body aches. My best friend asked if I needed anything. I told him I...
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    I use to have a facebook in 2008 in May 2010 I decided to deactivate for a number of reasons once and for all I have not looked back since and never intend too
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    Sleep schedule is all messed up now because I was up til 6 am doing absolutely nothing. I slept 6 hours and have to be to work soon. I'll be home by 930 and have to be back at work...
    Madii144 Madii144 18-21 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Hi, i have grade 5 spondylolisthesis, i was diagnosed when i was a freshmen in high school. My athletic career went down the drain! i have had four back surgeries, probably a 5th...
    Ginaabean Ginaabean 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I work in IT and my job rules my life too much. I'm required to be on call a lot and am so sick of it. I miss just having an 8 hour job and coming home and not worry about work...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    1. Is it possible to fart and blow up a balloon. I can blow up one with my nose which is kinda odd. I would hate to be the one it popped on ew. 2. Again about a fart no im not...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Ad Infinitum It would be nice if my playlist would continue ad infinitum as music always has been, and always will be, a major factor in my life. It's a rarity for me to watch...
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    Everyday I sit alone at lunch, well I stopped going to lunch halfway through my freshmen year I just sit in the library and draw or go eat in the bathroom if my stomach can't take...
    FrozenBlueberries FrozenBlueberries 16-17, M 7 Responses Mar 31

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