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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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    Life

    Life,It's goin' so fast,Wish I could slow it down,I've realized,At this rate,It'll soon be gone.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    I've Almost Died Three Times In My Life

    First time was at birth. I almost got chocked by umbilical cord. I was all purple and the doctor saved my life. Second was around 3 or 4 y.o. when I almost drowned in a children's pool. Third I was around 15 or 16, almost got ran over by a truck that couldn't stop on time 'cause...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Gone

    We are here today and then like a puff of smoke we are gone tomorrow. I live my life every day to the fullest because I recognize this fact all too well with my illness.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    today I got caught in a golf ball sized hail

    storm out of nowhere. so scary!! I was planning my next move in case a tornado came. just makes you realize how unpredictable it all can be. cherish every moment!
    Kelsinator Kelsinator 22-25, F May 22, 2014

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    "She knew that her life had passed her by.

    She called out a warning. Don't ever let life pass you by!!!" I was dealing with a lot of things this past few weeks. This afternoon, as I was deciding what to wear, those lyrics kind of popped inside my head and it hit me like it never had. Wow. It's like a bunch of emotions...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F Mar 3

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    My grandmother just died yesterday.

    We visited her for the wake. I saw how different she looks like and I fell into tears. I am not the type of person who easily cries, but with the sight of my grandmother, I can't help it. Her cause of death is a sudden heart attack. No goodbyes and everything seems so fast. I...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Feb 11, 2014

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    My Loving Grandpa

    My grandpa's 80 years old. He is diagnosed with pneumonia. On October 27/28, he got a heart attack and died for 30 minutes before he was revived. He started having seizures. He can hear me and the rest of my family but he can't feel, see, talk, or even remember us. I feel pain in...
    dianachan1335 dianachan1335 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    I cannot get over the hurt that my husband caused me over three months ago. I am in therapy and doing all the reading etc. I can, but I cannot seem to let go of what happened and...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I think I have finally figured out just what I want to write, I wondered for decades if I was doing the right thing in helping his father and others keep my husband under their...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes waking up is something that we take granted for. Our problems and the plan[s] for the day ahead such as work, school or whatever you have going on clouds our minds at the...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I truly enjoy the simple and unexpected, such as getting wet in a sudden rainstorm, or the unexpected bloom of a once dormant flower.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    I was about 25 years old...... sad to say in prison. but I was out on the yard after it rained. I rember looking at these beautiful big big trees, I LOVE TREES TODAY .....all...
    mleonna mleonna 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am in a state of euphoria right now.. sitting on my bed, my pillows all around me.. my laptop on my lap, my internet connection processing smoothly. I hear the sound of people...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm new to this but I've never gotten over my experience and I thought maybe sharing it would help. I don't even care if no one takes the time to read my story, honestly. I am...
    daisyparker daisyparker 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When i was pregnant with my last child,it had been 5 years since my first child was born.I was shocked at how the price of every thing had doubled since that time.Being pregnant...
    coastiewife36 coastiewife36 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    As the title suggests, I have made many mistakes in life and have many regrets in life. It may be too young for me to make such a statement because I am a senior in high school...
    euroforce euroforce 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I make a list...everyday. I appreciate .. - the moment I woke up - that I'm alive. That's not a really a little thing, is it? I do wish more people will have that moment of self...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I had a nice 2 days being my pretend self. My self. Its weird, in a way, to be and not be who you are at the same time, lol, I just realized how crazy that sounded. So I am just...
    RageComics RageComics 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love the drunk Homer Simpson image for this experience. But yes, it's interesting how much time I spend living inside my head. It's a nice feeling, stopping that grinding mental...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Final episode in history of my inner life. Senior year and hs. Like I mentioned previously, senior year was absolutely chaotic. I had left the house I'd lived in the longest of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Don't you love it when something about you makes someone else smile?? Isn't that just the most refreshing change?? We took Kane out for a walk last night. I noticed it looked like...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Leaving a couple minutes early for work and ending up in the part of the morning commute that is in between traffic rushes. Arriving at work to find the office completely empty...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Nearly all the people I used to hang with are drug users and heavy drinkers. I stopped doing drugs and I drink very little so I don't spend time with them anymore as it's too...
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I was born in the early '60s, to a very conservative small town family. My paternal grandfather was the local Chief of Police. This meant that my family name was very well known...
    Knum420 Knum420 51-55, M Jun 25

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    My teen daughter giving me a kiss and telling she loves me before she goes to bed every night.... :D
    alleycat66 alleycat66 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    And yet within our time we live so many lives. Looking for something yesterday, my hand found a small container in one of my storage boxes. Pulling it out, and setting my eyes on...
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    It's a beautiful day where I am today. The sun is shining, it's peaceful and the local wildlife is on show while I'm out walking the dog. I am appreciating being alive today :)
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I look back, and my past seems to be the fantasy of long forgotten dreams – the people in it, unlikely to be real, at times, it breaks my heart to know they're still there. How I...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F Jun 23

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    Honoring Our Angels There's never a single day that I don't think of R. It won't happen, ever. Even after all these years. He is always remembered. In solitude or amidst a crowd...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I have never been a "material" type of person. Yes, it is nice to have the things in life that we need...........but I also believe in order to enjoy them, there has to be some...
    AddMeNot AddMeNot 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I truly believe eczema, as a chronic skin condition like other chronic diseases, is a mental challenge. Somehow I often see eczema more like a mental issue to tackle than a...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    nature, watching the seasons change before your eyes,
    sweetfragrances sweetfragrances 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    In the 20 years I've joined up and gave up on these little online communities, it amazes me at how little the people have changed. The technology changes, but the people don't...
    duh11 duh11 41-45, M Jun 18

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    A flame that once burned so bright, Is now but a tiny flicker. Life has taken its toll, With it's beatings time and time again. What was once a mighty roar, Is now barely a...
    VomitChick VomitChick 70+, F 15 Responses Jun 17

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    I'm guessing no one...........
    Awesome3549 Awesome3549 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Lol probably no one. ..............
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 17

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    It all started back in the summer or fall of 2007. I was 6 years old at the time being, and I had to move from a trailer park in a large city to a small country town with my father...
    TheGuyWithChocolatePie TheGuyWithChocolatePie 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I meet a lot of people and consider myself a somewhat likable person. For someone who doesn't have anyone, it makes me wonder if there's anyone just waiting for me to say something...
    aLoneTheory aLoneTheory 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I know a few guys who had crush on me. Somehow I didn't like anyone of them like that. Kind of felt bad when I'm talking to them or what because one or two seemed really genuine...
    Venosha Venosha 18-21, F Jun 17

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    Laying in bed candle light dancing on the walls, my music going, and incense burning. This, this is the life! Ahhh. ;)
    GirLinterrupteD99 GirLinterrupteD99 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    Like the sound of rain or neck kisses. The way a song can change your entire mood or how strangers smile when you walk by.
    valeryxo valeryxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Hi guys. I have had a gambling problem for a number of years. I'm in significant debt and I need to sort myself for good this time (how many times have we all said that before...
    agamblersjourney agamblersjourney 61-65, M Jun 16

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