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I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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    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...
    MIRSTAR MIRSTAR 51-55, F Sep 4, 2009

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    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

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Apr 29

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    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 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    PhilPierce PhilPierce 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Pride

    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

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    I'll never quit. I'm

    so tired.... But I'll never quit.
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    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

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    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

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    I Promise To Study Very Hard From Now

    no video, no songs, just a promise to myself
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    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 18-21, F Jun 22

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    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

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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 27

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    jsualmtha jsualmtha 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I don't mean like if I have the answer to question or something and sometimes you might just say ''yes!'' out loud as a sort of 'well done' to yourself. It's kinda different for me...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    I will never fall in love I promise myself I will that. If I broke that promise I died.
    bearberryx3 bearberryx3 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am doing everything I can to express my innermost feelings and thoughts but I always come up short even to the most important person in my life. Drives me crazy but I have to...
    LolaHaze9 LolaHaze9 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Ive been doing good for almost 2 years. About a week ago i started smoking again. But not only that its smoking weed cigarets drinking and taking pain pills just to get through...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    for control.. I control what I consume. I control how much weight I lose. I am in control of my mind, myself, and my life.
    XxLifelike XxLifelike 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know how to stop. I've realised I'm not my own friend. I don't even know the person in the mirror. My heart aches because I want to love myself so much, not no matter what...
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    If you promise something, keep it. Cause you never know when a promise made to you will be from the person that you need.
    ShyGirl105 ShyGirl105 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It's the nickname my uncle calls me. It came about when I was younger and he noticed that I would get picked on because I was shy and I kept to myself a lot. So one day he sat me...
    KoolKidd22 KoolKidd22 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Several things this morning. First and foremost, my meds. I'm so grateful that my meds work properly and allow me to "feel" without dropping my basket. I can recognize when my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    1. I'm 3/4 Black 1/4 White (Real Dad German & Congolese, Mom Trini & Angolan) 2. I have Bipolar 2 & BPD 3. I have a rap song I made about his guy I use to like 4. I'm a Fiery...
    badgyalhc badgyalhc 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am Kimberly 3 years old and I battle anxiety and depression and some days I have always thought that nobody likes me or even cared about me I over dosed and it nearly took my...
    Wolflover397 Wolflover397 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It feels so ******* bad...especially after you've spoiled a relationship and you're the only one that's in love. I can't stop thinking of what I could've done to make it better...I...
    Kbrabbit Kbrabbit 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Over the summer, I've been working a job with the Canadian military. Basically, my job is to work the summer camps that are put on for military parents and their kids. As the...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    I have low self esteem.. I'm working on it.I know I have something that is unique. I'm trying to embrace it but as hard it is to stand out from crowd so is temptation to fit in...
    ThisIsMeYeah2 ThisIsMeYeah2 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    The words "I promise" don't have to be said to actually be involved in a promise. Everything you say you will do, is already taken as one, unless you clearly mention that it is not...
    Zafrony Zafrony 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    a turtle in space just floating able to recognize this infinity so many galactic dreams endless space for questions exploring the mysteries losing control no distractions to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    A good friend of mine from here has been having a tough time of late. To be able to be here for her, and help get her back into a happy place, is one of the best feelings you can...
    scottie1974 scottie1974 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I quit smoking one year and nine months ago. Even though in 3 months I will have 2 years under my belt, I live in constant fear of relapse. I know it is my decision whether or not...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I woke up early hours of this morning gasping for breath. The day before I had a visit from a friend who bought me a bunch of gladioli. Turns out my hay fever hasn't gone after all...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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