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I 'm Proud Of My Tough Soles

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    A Real Test For My Bare Soles

    This was the ultimate test for my bare I had gone to a real old-time junk yard. The girl at the office was making comments about how cold I must be as I was standing at the counter talking to her bare chested and on crutches. She though I might have trouble getting across the...
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M Feb 8, 2013

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    Tough Soles - The Trademark Of A Full-time Barefooter

      For the past 12 years, I've managed to live my life barefoot on a 24/7/365 basis, and I don't think I'll EVER imprison my feet again! It's amazing how our soles adapt to all kind of things - hot tarmac, sharp gravel, rocks and roots, pinecones, twigs... even frost and...
    BarefootJens BarefootJens 36-40, M 7 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Proud Of Your Tough Soles

    thank you for your story-I haven;t even read it yet, just seeing the title made me realize I am not the only one with rough feet. Everyone else seems to seek others with soft skin, soles, etc. and I really could not ever get to that point of having smooth soft soles.. So thank...
    AIDAN3 AIDAN3 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    I ushered in the month of June walking all day

    in the sun--left shoes and shirt at home. The hot blacktop was delicious. Heard and overheard several editorials from passing cyclists: "That guy is such a wierd character...always barefoot...." "That guy must have the world's toughest feet..." "I've been seeing you on the...
    podophile podophile 36-40, M Jun 2

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    I broke my leg two weeks ago

    and I've discovered that I'm more comfortable using crutches when my other foot is bare so I've been hopping around barefoot ever since. I went back to the farm I work on today, barefoot on my crutches. I am going to start work again next week and I'm still going to be on the...
    BarefootCrutchesGirl BarefootCrutchesGirl 22-25, F Apr 30

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    I'm so happy that times have changed and it's possible for transgender children to become their true gender at such a younger age than I was able to. I am a girl. I've always...
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    I am a woman. I'm sensitive but tough when needed. I weep emotions but pull myself together when I have to. I love, care, and feel as if any other person. I am strong. I am...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 Jul 15

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    One year I have been with my sailor one year today. I'm at home and she's at basic :'(. Today is gonna be a tough day.
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes it feels like we all need a good dose of tough-love, administered by our very own selves! And no, there will be not be a spoonful of sugar with it to help the medicine go...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I've always have felt this statement seems somewhat unnecessary.I'm a single dad raised my kids alone best I could and they've turned out just fine.I'm very proud of them and tell...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am a complete and utter nerd. AND PROUD!!!! If I'm called a nerd at school I laugh at them and say "thank you." As if receiving a compliment. A nerd is technically just somebody...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I am proud of my legs. I'm 6ft tall and all legs. People have always said I was good looking and once my body started maturing I started getting more and more compliments on my...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Jul 8

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    We all should be proud of who we are. We've fought battles, overcome obstacles and won to be here today. Also we were born to stand out, so be proud of your differences
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jul 18

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    Yeah i'm proud of my body. I worked for it. i'm still working for it every day I'm working for it. I put in so much i should be proud of what I get out of it. No reason not to be...
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I know today it is fashionable to bash the Catholic Church but I have to say that I am very happy and proud to be a Catholic today. The Catholic Church is the only Church that can...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Im Half African (Father) and Half Caucasion (Mother). I dont see whats wrong with that. I dont go around shouting that and stuff but this is how God me and im happy he made me at...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Toughest times in my life God please be with me Support me Make me and my family calm Plz give me the strength to face this situation in my life
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Idk why but I love guys that can be tough but can also show their emotional and sensitive side. Even thought that's rare and most are scared about being judge by their friends. I...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    ... How does that quote go... If you want something you have never had .. you must do something you've never done! I ain't the same any longer... I have changed and everything...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    There are an extremely small amount of truly tough people. But, they all have one thing in common : they are all well mannered, profuse in etiquette , which makes perfect sense...
    anhonesttry anhonesttry 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was always a follower growing up and really was never in the locker room but when I was, I really wanted to be like everyone else and wear boxers or boxer briefs. But now...
    goodniteteen21 goodniteteen21 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am a proud American! With July 4th upcoming I am especially thankful to God that I am an American. I pray that the new and future immigrants value freedom for all as much as...
    lad7466 lad7466 46-50, F Jul 1

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    We're #1....we're #1....we're #1....we're #1.....in being sexually satisfied according to a Durex study. I just read this a couple of days ago and then someone sent me this article...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    Yes I'm gay and I love myself for who I'am and I'm proud of me so you are never going to pin me down!!! Hahaha😊☺️
    kaiovinicius kaiovinicius 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Well, technically, yes. (I still have my loving parents and relatives, though) I'm 20 years of age, single, no siblings, never had a relationship because I was always rejected (5...
    AntiHelix AntiHelix 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    proud to be from the very musically talented place that is Liverpool. Not just the beatles... OMD, echo and the bunnymen .... the list could go on forever.
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M Jul 2

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    Not only is my boyfriend in the Army with an MOS for special forces... but two of his guy friends who I am also close with went in to be officers... and a girl friend of ours also...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Tonight She performed CPR on Some random guy who went into cardiac arrest I assume, So She put everything into play tonight every little detail I told her to do...... And she...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Definitely proud :) But idk, I've built a wall and become overprotective with my virginity. I don't wanna lose it until marriage, which to probably most people sounds crazy. But...
    Kayrouille Kayrouille 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Yes I am. I am proud to say that I don't go sleeping around with wrong people. That I have preserved something that other people would just give to anyone out of curiousity or...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I am a proud navy fiancé. Him and I met on meetme and we have been together ever since. We found out he got into trouble and has to do over time and he cant leave the base for 30...
    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Never Been Bonked - I'm single and a virgin. I'm bi-sexual and i'm proud to be what I am. I don't approve of the whole dirty business of love-making anyway, it just seems kind...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have always had a pressure put upon myself to be this perfect daughter. Be cute. Be skinny. Be average height. Be smart. Be perfect. And that sounded great to me, who wouldn't...
    mathanky mathanky 16-17, F Jul 10

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    I'm proud to say this. It feels good. "Why you gotta be so rude Don't ya know I'm human too." - Rude by MAGIC! I know that these lyrics weren't meant in this way but this is how I...
    Yooper117 Yooper117 18-21, M Jul 10

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    15 proud anti-feminist women http://www.ijreview.com/2014/07/156463-15-women-share-reasons-dont-need-empowered-feminist-movement/
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA 31-35, M 12 Responses Jul 13

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    Lot of things to be proud of . Filipinos are so cool thou .. What do u think?
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    So it seems that a certain MRA member is proud of the Mens Rights Movement,that He claims Is growing in India. Ive posted a few news items in this group that shows that the MRA,are...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    A few months ago I had bought myself some new clothes. This isn't something I do often but when I do, its a treat. A few weeks ago...I got to wear my new clothes for a special...
    LadyJunebug LadyJunebug 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 17

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    Right now I'm just really proud of him, more than i've ever been. :D
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I am different I am me, that is something no one will take away! I am proud of who I am and the things I've done, because I stand out I live my life not by others judgements but...
    littleskitzie littleskitzie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I love and am very proud of my body. I am continually getting nice compliments on my well developed body.
    bustymomanddaughter bustymomanddaughter 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Nothing I do is ever good enough. I would like for just once to do something they are proud of.
    Halezzzz Halezzzz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am a proud virgin. I am in a generation where sex is no longer taken seriously and is almost like a trend. I hold my body sacred, however. I've never even kissed a guy (not that...
    curvydavi curvydavi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm a proud auntie to 15 l was just 12 when my first niece was born I have 8 nieces & 7 nephews :)
    donnaxc86 donnaxc86 26-30, F Jul 22

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    - Just today. I'm not proud of what I'm doing. hayyy Have you experience working like? You have enough sleep, you wake up with awesomeness and when you got to your working place it...
    sexylorie sexylorie 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I am proud of the recent teaching position you got. Your knowledge will help broaden the minds of the students you teach. As I have said many times before, you are a great teacher...
    scooterp23 scooterp23 36-40, M Jul 23

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