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I Have the Guts to Take a Chance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Up Till Now

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

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    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

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    ...

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

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    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

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    Yep! I take meds or else in my mothers words i become my "bipolar physco self" ! I don't mind though it does help with my mental stability ^.^
    LaceyTerra LaceyTerra 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I read multiple experiences here and thought about sharing mine too. I have an interstate DWI, my first . I was traveling on business when I got pulled over, blew 0.12 and was in...
    jaefill jaefill 31-35, M Aug 28

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    So I messaged Ashton I said hey he said hey just general conversation well he told me he was cleaning house and I understand that's no fun but I just have a feeling that's...
    SlimsB SlimsB 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I started talking to a guy in late June. We met up a few times before I left on my 3 week European trip in July. In the 3 weeks before I left on my trip, I had met him for lunch...
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    Gastronomes will likely be delighted by each the choice and good quality on the food items and by The reality that they do not have to take in in a good restaurant to take pleasure...
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    i went to the doctors one day for a physical, the lady sent me to endocrinologist. he took my blood work and said my levels were very low and i was too take a pill of 88 milligrams...
    mlhenry mlhenry 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I love taking pictures of anything and mostly everything but myself. I can't stand it and hate people taking my pictures, thanks to others in my life I horrible when have pictures...
    TashaJade TashaJade 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
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    I just got done reading some stories people had written about there osteochondritis dissecans experiences so I thought I should share mine I find my story unique, just as I'm sure...
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    I'm 25 years old and I live in south america, I still live with my parents only because I'm scared of leaving and them having heart attacks or something and blaming it on me, I...
    TheGuiltTripGirl TheGuiltTripGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    All photos have been taken with my iPhone. Saint Paul, Mn
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    The world seems so unkind and so much hatred is passed on from generation to generation. Is this not a cycle - And if so, is it not a cycle that we can break? When I decided to...
    mshell1981 mshell1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    First off let me preface this by saying I am a single mom, my 2 kids have different dads (let the judging commence!) and neither of them help me with ANYTHING. They don't babysit...
    ComplexNotComplicated1 ComplexNotComplicated1 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Why have kids if you can't nurture and protect them?! Um hello they're a part of you. You have to take care of your mini me. IF you don't, they'll be traumatized. I won't have kids...
    youknowwhothefuckiam youknowwhothefuckiam 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    I have these two friends who were friends with each before I ever came into either one of their lives...Both have drug problems one more than the other...I am so angry with one of...
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    I am realizing now more than ever that I am stronger than I think sometimes. I realize that I have to take care of myself and I shouldn't necessarily depend on anyone to take care...
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    Nothing has treated my depression as well as ECT. After years of battling debilitating depression unsuccessfully with medication and therapy, I elected to undergo ECT this past...
    PrettiestInPink PrettiestInPink 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I just got out of a mental hospital for suicdal thoughts and planning hated every second won't go back in my own cops will have to take me
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Class picture Teacher: student we have to take our class picture so that when you grow up.. You can say,, Wow!! Peter is already a doctor Wow! John is already a engineer Wow...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I have to take meds for it. It's pretty bad, I hate being in areas with a lot of people. When a lot of people are talking at once it gives me really bad anxiety...I hate it. Most...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    It had been a whirlwind weekend - I flew from Georgia to Pennsylvania at o' dark early to surprise my aunt for her 60th birthday - it was a blast! Woke up the next morning, Sunday...
    kemeki kemeki 26-30, F Aug 26

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    I have had bloating and gas, alternating with constipation and hemorrhoids, and was told I had irritable bowel syndrome, for several years now. in 2006, I went through some very...
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    If i died today, there are some who certainly would miss me. I do not consider suicide because I am alone, or that I fear society, I consider it because I dislike what I see the...
    AlbertFeynstein AlbertFeynstein 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Too many people say they have depression. But really they are just sad or lonely. If they had it a Dr. would prescribe them a treatment (like I am on. I have to take an...
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    I have really amazing news!!! I received Radioactive Iodine treatment about 4 months ago due to an incredibly large flare up that left me sick for a couple of months. But the...
    CharliBrown CharliBrown 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I haven't take any heart medicine for years
    DarianB DarianB 18-21, F a week ago

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    I ******* hate them. They give me headaches so I have I take them off but then I can't see like a normal person an I just lost them so I can't read until I find them and I'm just...
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    When i was 7 years old I was in the third grade and i started my menstrual cycle then. Well long story short my cycles were hell I'd have the worst cramps and was told at a young...
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    I have posted previously about my ongoing depression. But looking at the flip side, it's amazing how far I've come. I've been told to kill myself at least a hundred times in the...
    TTAMTWASOOC TTAMTWASOOC 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know it doesn't seem like a big deal. Everyones parents are divorced nowadays right? I live with my mom, and about a thirty second walking distance from the rest of my maternal...
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    I have many regrets of several situations and interactions i had with people during my years of life. Mistakes, regrets, things I wish I had not said or done. Most of those regrets...
    PeterPalmer PeterPalmer 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    When I was younger my family thought my mother had bipolar disorder. I grew up in a behavioral mess of bad decisions my mother had continuously made. When I was 8 my mother...
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    My friend's brother has orchestrated the divorce of his elderly parents for his own financial gain. The parents are elderly and the mother has beginnings of dementia. The brother...
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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
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    I dreamt of being a mom as far back as I can remember. My dad had decided I was going to college and I was going, but I wanted to be a mom too.I can remember that I wanted twins. A...
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