Post

I Have the Guts to Take a Chance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 162 People

    I Take Chances

    i dont sit around and ponder whether im smart enough to go back to school, am i good enough to apply 4 this job, i go for it. if it happends than great if it doesnt atleast now i know. but most the time, it works out in my favor, secret....have the confidence, ppl pick up on...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F Apr 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Turn

    Show a little respect cause I"m here now and wont take no for a answer. " I have guts I have minds and I have courage and I actually take a change . Aqua
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Aug 29, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hey

    i have done many things that take a lot of guts. show up to work after telling your boss who is married your in love with them now that took guts. also having a co worker who hates u working with u im glad he is gone phew that was tough.
    MoonLight30 MoonLight30 26-30, F Sep 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gaining...

    It really took me a while to realize that to get anywhere in life I needed to start standing up for myself and have the nerve to do things. I was always taking the safe road. If I didn't know the outcome I wouldn't do it but then I started taking small risks and they kept getting...
    hakunamatataforever hakunamatataforever 18-21, F Aug 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Life Is A Gamble

    Life is a gamble as you win some and loose some.You make the right choices or the wrong choices.The right choices make you happy and the wrong choices make you sad.You have to take a chance sometimes and let people in to your life because if you dont you will never win.Take a...
    mysteryjourney mysteryjourney 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Or Lack Of Brains

    I am not sure which is which some days, being a man and all, hee hee heeeee.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Dezire....

    My story is nothing but to satisfy evry...hungry girls of kolkata....I will give my 100% for dat so trust me once nd call me once....n 9748215285
    Feb 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Chances

    It takes guts to take chances. I Pray about most of them, need to start praying about all of them, before doiing them.
    sweetnshort sweetnshort 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Up Till Now

    And hopefully I will continue too in the future.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Aug 29, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...

    ...and it is paying off so far.  I love it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Take A Few Seconds

    to ponder the possibilities &if it seems I have a good shot, then why not!? I am a crazy assed risk taker but if you couple that with good intuition then you rarely go wrong! Hmm let's see some risks.. I'm writing a book no one thought I would actually follow through with (I'm...
    cutebabybear cutebabybear 36-40, F Sep 27, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I have to take care of my mother who is wheelchair bound and has a bedside commode and hospital bed. My father is 80 and has dementia so I have to look after him too. I have a half...
    76blaze 76blaze 36-40, F Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will. Ive done things a certain way and got the same results. Im going to consciously step outside of my comfort zone snd do things differently. So far i have seen improvements...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Man I would slap and punch every stupid and fake girls that think they can look down on me cause I don't do make up or have long hair or dress up and show my skin or have super...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Because **** YOU that's why -.-t
    ThingNumber3 ThingNumber3 13-15, F Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So an update is in order, since I have been so lax in my attendance on EP. I am home AGAIN from yet another week away with the kids. Relaxation and rest certainly does wonders...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A year ago i found out by means of a friend that a friend(girl) of mine has a crush on me... i was so happy about that, because i as patient... I kept not giving everything...
    CrushedNoob CrushedNoob 16-17, M Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember this dream of mine several weeks back when all of life's milestones in a woman's life happened in 1 dream: meeting a guy, he begins to court you, you got together as bf...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    everytime i get together with my girls, or boys u knw its picture time, i feel like if i dnt take that moment i will never see it again. so i take everything every time. i love how...
    mamello mamello 22-25, F Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have thyroid cancer and now I have a scar across my neck it looks like someone's slit my throat and I had to have 2 operations to take both parts out so now I have no thyroid and...
    deccy619 deccy619 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    November 29th, 2013. Someone had just broken my heart and I felt terrible. I just wanted to go to sleep and never wake up. So I took 15 Advil PMs (one for each year I've been alive...
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It would seem that the JOB that my Team and I have to take on has taken on a life of it's own and before I fly out to the Middle East with my Team I would like to say....THANK YOU...
    HazelEyedMale HazelEyedMale 31-35 3 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's normally so hard for me to fall asleep at night so I have to take them. Otherwise I only get a few hours of sleep.
    bella8cup bella8cup 13-15, F Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am about a year from graduating a PhD in Biology. Thankfully I have only have to take out 8k for graduate school (most was paid by a stipend) but I have about 30k from...
    ChrisT26 ChrisT26 26-30, M Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so indecisive. I hate picking a line at the grocery store or at the bank drive through. I ALWAYS pick the wrong one! I am guaranteed to pick the line where the person in...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just started a new job. I mostly feel ok while at work, but I have to take extra medicine to get through the day. Once I get home, I just can't relax. I can't get work off my...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I hate it. It hates me back. 😛 Currently working on strengthening my core, so I can then strengthen my stupid arthritic back. So I don't have to take myloxicam (sp) or...
    tandherbarbarian tandherbarbarian 36-40, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Exercise. No I'm being serious. It's actually caused by histamine production through exercise. It also is why I'm even more sensitive to Benadryl's drowsy medicine (it contains an...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Haven't taken Tramadol in a while and yep. Took some an hour ago, ****.
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my mom isn't living with us right now so because of that i have to take care of my little brother when dad is working and cook. i dont mind cooking i like it but sometimes i hate...
    hollyjollyholly hollyjollyholly 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday's was the worst. Because I have to go out through an ally way it's a really easy ambush area. I was foolish when I saw then I didn't do anything I just froze. I know I...
    theghostofsummerpast theghostofsummerpast 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Oct 2012, Dr told me I have PD. Take medicine, but have good days and bad days. PD mostly affects my legs. When meds ware off, my legs hurt. Can not sleep, have to walk to...
    rjk01 rjk01 66-70, M 3 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate my feet and as a woman this affects a LOT. All those pretty shoes with open toes in the summer? Nope. Walking barefoot in the sand on the beach? Nope. Going swimming? Only...
    Adavis3 Adavis3 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For the last year, I have been trying to tackle some of my own demons, some of which have affected me since childhood. To do that, I have had to be very honest with myself...
    secretboy84 secretboy84 26-30, M Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had this since 2011... I was 17 that time.... I also experience pain having this cyst. To lessen the pain that time, I undergone a surgery, marsupialization. After the surgery it...
    VeryAnonymous VeryAnonymous 18-21, F Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Does anyone else have OCD? I MIGHT have the answer! Google "Myo Inositol & OCD" It seems to be a MUCH better SSRI with waaaaay less side effects, I have read very positive...
    theotherside420 theotherside420 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am completely addicted to my Anorexia Nervosa. It's official. I though having enough treatment, enough therapy, enough inpatients, residential facilities and various ways of...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think most of my EP friends know I was gone for about a week recently, but most of you don’t know where I was. I was actually on a vacation with my family “across the pond...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lilly is the left one she's 7 . The right one is Chance/Boots he's 3 ;o
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gordon Lightfoot- Sundown http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s8rR7E6NfY4 I can see her lyin' back in her satin dress In a room where ya do what ya don't confess Sundown ya better take...
    A1m1A A1m1A 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know I write a lot here, but it's very therapeutic for me because these thoughts are constantly racing around in my head and getting them out is healthy. I usually wouldn't write...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm fed up!!! I can't take this anymore!! My father came into my room at 4 in the morning and he's like u will not go to that university that I want to go because it's too far and...
    introducingmyself introducingmyself 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I waited for you for long long time. I can wait for you for few more years or whole life. My heart always beats for you. .and I want to listen my name in your thoughts. One day...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I need some advice...I found out a few years back that my older brother molested my sister for years before he went off to college and never lived at home again. I secretly hate...
    BJoon BJoon 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just felt like typing this, no clue why. Anyway, my church was having an event for the people between 14-18 years old, which was basically a trip to a historical place, meshed...
    101Unknown101 101Unknown101 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For people in need of relationship advice. Ask out that boy or girl. Take the chance take that leap of faith. You nerve know until you do. Never miss out on a chance for something...
    ozzy007 ozzy007 18-21, M Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello guys I'm 16, it all started last year I went to a rave & people started offering me bars & blunts, well I didn't want to look like a wuss so I took a blunt & smoked it...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel