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I Have Lost Track of What Truly Makes Me Happy

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    At the End Is the Beginning!!

    maybe a loss is a gain and again it is found... trying hard to meld the pieces that fit to the old archetype of you can only bring a recurring of the old new not the now you,, which is who you should always be in the now right now!!!!
    bluebeast bluebeast 31-35, M Dec 31, 2007

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    Who Am I and What Do I Want?

    Prior to moving with my husband from Missouri to his home state of Minnesota I was me.  I didn't really know what it was like to lose my identity until it happened.  My family has always had a very open relationship...we speak our minds, debate, maybe even get mad, and...
    daniv daniv 18-21, F Sep 6, 2007

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    I Am Clueless

    I was asked this question just today" What makes you happy?" I could not answer it because I do not really know what the answer is. I know certain people make me happy with their presence. I guess I need to start looking at what makes me happy before it is too late...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F Jul 17, 2008

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    We lost him around 6 months in to the pregnancy. she had to birth him. i almost tore the side rail off the bed when they couldnt find the heart beat. everyone was so worried about...
    Lifessoundtrack85 Lifessoundtrack85 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    my dad died of cancer a few years back. he had lung cancer and after he got treatment the doctors said the cancer was gone. a few months later he was having migraines and went to...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ok. So I have run 24 miles over the past week and walked at least that much. Thus I have lost a little weight and part of an inch from the waist (down to 36 1/4" when fully...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just a quiet boat ride watching the setting sun makes me happy!!
    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    You make me happy. You know who you are.
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My girl Pink made me happy today. From the moment I woke up from the buzzing of a text this morning, I have been reminded how lucky I am to have her as my friend. She completely...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Couple things made me happy today. 1st it was an early day at work. Got home a couple hours early. Then a great dinner with the family. Country style spare ribs. Home made potato...
    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I have lost everything from my children, my car, money, and love. I am alone and am very curious about voodoo and Santeria. I want to regain all that I have lost and maybe a new...
    memorymaker1980 memorymaker1980 31-35, F a week ago

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    I dont know why, but the things that makes me happy before, doesnt anymore :((
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F a week ago

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    I hate media in general! I didn't know media is supposed to defy what we wear, how we look, or the way we approach one another. Media is just lies and sex to make money from...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Maybe if I can post in here once daily it will help remind me that not all is lost in my world...after awhile hopefully I can block out the negative and focus on the good things...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    September 22, 2013 I was really happy when Lady Gaga put out Applause in August. But in September my grandma was hospitalized. Her body was negatively reacting to a medication was...
    TheDopeAura TheDopeAura 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    talking to my daughter and Grand daughter on the phone. they have recently moved to another part of the country and I don't get to see them very often. but a long chat makes feel...
    Janww Janww 56-60, F Jul 22

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    please help I feel like a dumb *** I am afraid that I lost someone i care about this girl means the world to me I would do anything for this girl I would move heaven and earth for...
    josephpiper josephpiper 22-25 Jul 22

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    Actually I have lost ALL of my self-worth and self-esteem. I'm completely empty.
    1sososad 1sososad 46-50, M Jul 21

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    I want to share a verse to all of the strugglers in sin and in their relationship with God. But first i want to send a powerful message, and that is God sent his son to die for us...
    TemptaionWontShakeMe TemptaionWontShakeMe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 6 Responses Jul 18

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    I have lost friends. now cancer has found its way into my family. I spent my vacation time this year by my mom's side. I know this is the last time I will see her alive. I love her...
    Serendipitydoda Serendipitydoda 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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    The first thing that made me happy this morning was the smell of coffee :) i got up and let my brother's dogs outside, pressed the start button on the Keurig machine, and when i...
    SwizzleDragon SwizzleDragon 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm not a conservative or a liberal. The only party I follow is my own.. Which is conclusive of logic and facts.. My life experiences. Our greatest enemy is the media. They thrive...
    MaryflockingPoppins MaryflockingPoppins 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    This was the worst trauma of my childhood. In my church they preached vivid sermons about the horrors of hell and the infinite intensity and duration of the suffering. I was...
    AlanOliver AlanOliver 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I am in recovery, been sober almost two years although when I was using I forgot what was important. My kids, parents and friends.I now deal with the pain of starting over but with...
    Wishhewasmine Wishhewasmine 36-40, F Jul 14

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    It's been a year since my mother died and six years since my father died. I feel that 29 is too young to have lost both of my parents. Sometimes I resent thier decisions, being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Writing in my poetry journal for the first time in a month made me happy
    smarchy17 smarchy17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    You brought out the best in me. I don't mean better manners or anything like that. You made me wanna climb trees,take risks,follow my dreams,be myself. Tonight,there are more...
    concealedd concealedd 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    when I was 21 I lost my Grandfather and this past February I lost my mother. Both of them were taken by lung cancer. I know it hurts and the pain of watching them spiral down is...
    sirfarmer sirfarmer 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I lost my dad five years ago in December to Cancer. So please if anyone finds out they have Cancer have them check their treatment options. Don't delay because what may come sooner...
    rollercoaster97 rollercoaster97 41-45, F Jul 13

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    Reading this sent to me by a friend made me happy today
    MariaAmor1 MariaAmor1 18-21 Jul 13

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    I gave birth to a live baby girl last july 1 through CS because she was in transverse lie position. When I saw her, i saw the most beautiful creature God has ever made. She had my...
    cassandrabrienne cassandrabrienne 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Being barefoot down at the beach. Feeling completely grounded and one with the earth and others around me. I realized tonight shortly after I downloaded this app that I: 1...
    sierracameryn sierracameryn 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm in exactly the same boat. I'm a 22 year old female with exactly no idea or ambition in towards what I would like to do with my life. Studying in High School I was quite...
    jordanmaysaunders jordanmaysaunders 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    His Last Gift My orange kitty, whom I will call K here, died after having had him for 11 years last year on June 9th. It's only now that I hope to be able to write about him...
    bitabyss bitabyss 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I miss my sister who lost her battle after 5 years. I miss my brother in law who died a later. I miss my cousin who only made it 3 years after diagnosis. I miss my uncle who died...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12

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    So being a Barista at a very popular cafe' I'm usually pretty busy and the people I serve often consist of 20 to 50 year olds. Yesterday night at about 22:00 (we had a special...
    poper324 poper324 22-25 Jul 12

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    I mentioned in my earlier post a few years back, that whenever I try to meditate, I could not stay focus for more than five breaths - my mind would be harassed by thoughts, 'one...
    5465zen 5465zen 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    What a horrible daughter I am, I can't even keep up with how long it's been. . . Time just seems to run together. God I feel so broken. I don't even know if mourning you is my sole...
    BabyDoll23p BabyDoll23p 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    i lost my mum to bowel cancer. she was 42 and i was 20. wish she was still here even if we didnt see eye to eye
    paulstevens123 paulstevens123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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