I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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    I will not quit. Not this time.

    I have quit billions and trillions of times. I have mental illnesses that cause my emotions to be erratic. I can be unpredictable. This time though, I am not giving up on what's necessary. Taking care of my body will help with the emotions. Today I am going to the gym as much as...
    authenticbeauty authenticbeauty
    26-30, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    When I was still in kindergarten - second class

    of primary school, I swore to myself that I will never do any of the following: 1. Smoke or do drugs 2. Drink 3. Have a plastic surgery I'm not so sure about the second one though lol. I have never tasted alcohol, but I am scared that I'm missing out on things that I should...
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    I'll never quit. I'm

    so tired.... But I'll never quit.
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2015


    Breaking a promiss would go against my pride, how can i ever go against my pride?
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jan 8, 2010
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    22-25, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    Beidh i Mairfidh

    The above picture is the words I have around my ankle. I got this tattoo (which is horribly difficult to photograph, so I put up the exact wording I used) for a lot of reasons. It is written in Gaelic, and says 'Beidh i Mairfidh' (the spelling and capital letters are VERY...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Nov 14, 2012

    I Wish I Never Did....

    I wish I never made that promise to lynn, and leah, and chantall, and brian, and my friends here, becausee all I want to do is ******* give up, but i made a promise, and making a promise means something to me. I wish I didn't make it, but i did, so i try harder than...
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    1 Response Nov 1, 2009

    chromihelps chromihelps
    31-35, F
    Aug 31, 2015

    I Meant This Promise, I Am Keeping It

    i have kept this promise from mom for awhile, i just told her over the phone just now. that after this, i'll promise to dedicate my time to them. no more caring about love or stupid such... i know that i can after experiencing such a dramatic year, such a dramatic life. i have...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate
    22-25, F
    Jul 21, 2010

    I am determined to give whatever I decide to

    tackle in life. I rather except the fact of not succeeding the first time around instead of not trying at all!
    chromihelps chromihelps
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2015

    My life is not easy,

    but neither is everyone elses. When I get upset or am going to through a rough time. i tell myself you can get through this and don't quit.
    ejoallen ejoallen
    13-15, F
    Jan 10, 2016

    I've been through a lot in my life

    and I'm only 15 years old. I'm stronger because of that. Others don't understand what I've been through and instead just laugh. I don't care if someone laughs at me. I know what I've gone through and I don't care if someone doesn't believe me.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    Long Time Ago I Said to Some That " Time Will Tell Who Is Honest"

    To fulfill my commitment i tried  my best to do anything to keep  my promise and my words, but i guess the other side thinks that was my weakness or i blackmailed. C'mon give me a break...it was not....i took a step even i know you lie, i still hug you even i know u...
    bravo1125 bravo1125
    31-35, M
    Jun 3, 2009

    I promise I'll always remember I am braver

    than I believe, Stronger than I give myself credit for And smarter than I think....
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 26, 2015
    jsualmtha jsualmtha
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2015

    Never Wil I Breake Them

    I promised myself to dream I promised myself to help I promised myself to find love I promised my self to feel what others feel I promised my self that i will never give up i promised my self i would have faith I promised my self i would have hope I promised myself to...
    harboraqua harboraqua
    13-15, F
    Aug 21, 2010

    No Matter What Happens.i Promise Myself.

    I have promised myself..i will never commit suicide.. That i will be stable.. That i will live my life to the end as beautifully as possible.. I will do whatever in my power to improve the existing situation.. I will not worry about future.. I will live oneday everytime..sweetly...
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35
    31-35, F
    Aug 20, 2010

    Dear Me When you ever think of QUIT,

    think of your mother and your father and your innocence siblings. YOU CANNOT QUIT. Not even A THOUGHT. Don't. It's hard to go on. But remember IMPOSSIBLE=>HARD=>DONE isn't that it what you told everyone. It's a LONG, LONG journey to go, you can't quit in the middle of...
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    1 Response Jun 23, 2015

    A Promise I Made to My Sister Joan

    A PROMISE I MADE TO MY SISTER JOAN 15 YEARS AGO IS ABOUT TO BE FULFILLED.   I have finally completed it   .     OUR STARS FOR LIFE My sister Joan was diagnosed with cevical cancer in 1989 she was a very private person...
    51-55, F
    Sep 4, 2009

    When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

     Quitting is not an option for me,  I will keep on trying till I get the results in whatever I want even if it means falling hard sometimes.  After the fall I will stand up.  It doesn’t matter how many times you fall all that matters is if you stand up after the fall. I...
    imamhere imamhere
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2011

    I'm in a wheelchair I'm almost 18 I'm

    graduating next year I wanted to walk across the stage but suddenly my legs are killing me it's a wheelchair thing I can't explain but I might not be able to walk on graduation day but I will someday that's for sure
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2015

    I Promise To Study Very Hard From Now

    no video, no songs, just a promise to myself
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

    Stubbornness (please Pardon The Profanity)

    I have my days when I want to quit...but no.  To commit suicide now would mean the bastards who hurt me all those years win.  **** that!  If I was gonna take that route, I should have done it in my hometown where it could have damaged my dad's rep.I've come too far to quit now...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    NOT EVER! not under any circumstances,

    even though things aren't particularly going my way I refuse to give in and surrender.I know god has a plan for me and I patiently await his call.
    ALifeInterupted ALifeInterupted
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2015
    PhilPierce PhilPierce
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 27, 2015

    Despite Wanting To A Lot

    I reached that mark where I have invested so much in this life that to quit now and just ice myself would be such a waste. I hate waste.
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Mar 24, 2011

    I Want To Be Selfish For Once

    Its funny how something tiny can make a big difference. I recently unwrapped one of my favorite candy treat's and the wrapper said: "Keep the promises you make to yourself" I guess what struck me the most after reading that was that I couldn't think of the last time I made a...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 4, 2011
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