I Have Made It a Long Way From Where I Was

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    I Have

        i have made it a long way from where i was . but i have a long way to go before i am where i want to be .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 5, 2009

    Special Ed. to Honors Student

    I was in Special Ed. from Kindergarten until 9th grade. Then, I made a 3.8 GPA in 10th grade. I was in Honors courses by 11th grade, & I graduated from high school with Honors. Top 10% of my class. c/o 2001.   I had speech problems when I was a toddler, & when...
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    Jul 23, 2009

    I Have Come So Far With So Far to Go....

    Growing up I must say things were not very stable. For the first 8 years of my life we moved around every 12months, when my parents divorced. It was then when my mother met her boyfriend that we began to move around again as he was in the defence force. As I got older he...
    beyourdestiny beyourdestiny
    22-25, F
    Sep 23, 2008

    Cul De Sac

    Only to get lost again Armed with what's left Faerie waits for signs Uncertain where to go  
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2012

    From Hell to Heaven (almost)!

    "I was stuck inside a prison, a nightmare of despair, where all I felt was loneliness and never ending fear. Then slowly, by the grace of God, I saw a distant light.  It flickered, and was gone again, once more out of sight." That was me several years ago. ...
    mandyclaire mandyclaire
    56-60
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2009

    Can't Believe It

     I still can't bellieve how far i've come in just 17 months. I went from wanting to kill myself to enjoying life, from counting pills to counting blessings, from taking pills everyday to taking chances everyday. Sonds cheesy i know but i'm not lying. I remember waking up in...
    andreinac13 andreinac13
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2008

    But I Would Go Back Too

    before i joined the navy just to be with my wife and this time i would have gone to canada with her to live she was killed at 19 in viet nam too hoping to find me there we only worked a few blocks from her is where our boss was but most of the time we were in indian country...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Dec 8, 2011

    Not Finished

    But I still have a long way to go.
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

    U know it's the small things in life

    that make me think about where I came from and how I made it this far like this picture
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7
    13-15, M
    Jul 7, 2015

    I Realized This Today

    I'm not as prudish anymore, I'm no longer letting fear of something take over me and prevent me from having a great time in new experiences.  I was sweeping water from our back patio and for some odd reason, it just hit me that I have evolved into someone I'm fairly proud of...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 25, 2009

    Lessons Learned and Growth

    I Came a long Way From where I use to be, and who I was A Few Years ago you'd never believe I am the person I am today. I was going down a Road of Death to be quit honest. I Lead a Hectic Life. Drugs and Alcohol, To Settled down Calm person. I Found away Out of that life style...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2008

    I believe I have changed a lot,

    since Joining Ep, I have changed into a totally different person, and I have grown up a lot, and if you don't believe me, just ask any of my friends, that I have been friends with for so long, I am sure they will tell you that I am like a total and different person, than I was...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    If You Don't Believe Me, Ask My Friends....

    I believe I have changed a lot, since Joining Ep, I have changed into a totally different person, and I have grown up a lot, and if you don't believe me, just ask any of my friends, that I have been friends with for so long, I am sure they will tell you that I am litke a total...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx
    18-21, F
    Apr 29, 2010
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