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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 107 People

    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 5 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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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

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    Related Experiences

    I wonder why people think they have the right to tell me how to live my life. For example: I like quirky clothes, and I dye my hair with henna. Some people tell me, "you would...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    why is it, at least all the men I have ever met, don't give flowers anymore? I have never had a guy give me flowers.
    blueeyeddevil18 blueeyeddevil18 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 28

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    I might not be the best looking or most intelligent women. I may not have loads of money. BUT I have friends that love me, a family that loves me. I have a kind heart and an...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    God is great, beer is a good, and people are crazy.
    Mistersheep Mistersheep 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    love that even when im sick she spent her whole weekend in the house watching the simpsons with me.
    OldViking OldViking 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    Happy Saturday world!!! My favorite day. :D
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Annoying as hell , if you ask me .
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F Dec 13

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    My ego says more than a few, but I'd imagine they'd lose interest once they actually sat down and spoke to me *shrug* C'est la vie.
    EdgeOfSanity EdgeOfSanity 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    thinking the number of people is very small
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 15

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    Last night was terrible. Probably got an hour or so of sleep. That's what I get for watching one of the saw movies... Lol.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont know where to start. I suppose trying to find a new place is the first step. That poses a problem as nothing is availiable in south africa until January. appliances is the...
    justlikejessejames justlikejessejames 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    4"Here. Hold this. Keep refreshing every few minutes and if you see a red one on the message box call me. Is that understood?""Yes.""Don't do something I wouldn't," he said softly...
    WeOwnIt WeOwnIt 22-25 Dec 18

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    This is a controversial topic. Here is my opinion on feminism. I see feminism as a choice. To have more options, to be accepted in the world for doing the same things or being...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Sorry but this will be a long read. I have an emotionally abusive father. It is hard to cope with but it's gotten a thousand times better since I moved out of his home 4 years ago...
    Emericia Emericia 22-25 1 day ago

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    I am contemplating divorcing my husband. The problem is that this will be my third divorce and I am only 43. I made some bad decisions in my twenties based on growing up in an...
    strikes3 strikes3 41-45, F Dec 17

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    I am not strong enuff to end this relatioship. I married the guy who claimed to love me a lot ,and I thought this is all I would need to stay happy .I was 22 and he was 30 , but...
    knowinglystupid knowinglystupid 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    I truly believe that heroism can come in many different forms. In this case, two Heroes saved my life. I battled severe depression and body dysmorphic disorder almost all of my...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F Dec 7

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    In one of my oldest good dreams, I climbed through the ceiling of my closet into a seemingly endless vertical tunnel with smooth white walls. I was maybe 6 years old when I had...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M Dec 1

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    I dont really know what is my personality. i somtimes feel iam honest, sometimes feel that iam the most bad person on earth. its been 24 years now i might me living more 30 year...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    I dont really know what is my personality. i somtimes feel iam honest, sometimes feel that iam the most bad person on earth. its been 24 years now i might me living more 30 year...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    having lived a life trying so hard to make others happy I have realized how am badly hurt at this moment.and am hereby seated alone in an open park enjoying the breeze from nearby...
    mbithi mbithi 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    It’s the question that’s been haunting me and that I’ve been avoiding, consciously or otherwise, for the past several years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like I’ve...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    Leave behind the tears, the pain, the hardness....cruel words when they were felt at the time needed, which was too many a time, and never cared of their damages, never cared of...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    It's the little things in life that count and matter. Those little moments that don't seem like they are a big deal but really as a mom you cherish them. The first little smiles...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F Dec 20

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    How to start? With the beginning I guess. I was born a boy, and from a young age I liked playing with dolls, dressing up and walking in my mothers high heels. I also liked playing...
    FirekeeperRule FirekeeperRule 18-21, T Dec 2

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    i have an older brother who is literally insane and a drug addict ..over the years he's been in and out of psychiatric wards and mental hospitals and rehabs.. since i can remember...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 18

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    I just realized my little cousin is technically a teenager in High School. I keep viewing her as a little kid. XD I can't accept the fact she's older now. ( ._.)
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    If he was cheating on me, I deserve to know the truth. He has lied to me about so many things, and then he told me I was acting psychotic, that he had nothing more he was hiding...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    So many thoughts, so little time. So many words, so little breath. Her loud voice, her obnoxious mind...I hate her so much... In my face, like a hungry hyena...I hear her voice and...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M Dec 3

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    My mom passed away from breast cancer about two years ago. I often come to this website to read other stories as it helps me realize I am not alone. I often blame myself for not...
    lostwithoutherr lostwithoutherr 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    My birthday is on the day I take the ACT. I am terrified of that test. Worse is my birthday itself. Instead of just not getting me anything my family seems intent on getting me...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 16-17, F Nov 30

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    My doctor recently told me that I was developing an eating disorder that's being exacerbated by my Depression, and newly diagnosed OCD. I've always been overweight my entire life...
    kiiroibori kiiroibori 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    I've recently moved to a country with minimal public transport. This being very different to where I lived in for the last few years. This being a big issue. In the Netherlands...
    BounceAround BounceAround 22-25, F Dec 8

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    It is funny, I always have these kinds of nightmares before exams, not after !! So, last night, I dreamt that I am trying to reach the exam hall - Now in reality, I have a little...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Every year I get a little closer to the "...plenty of time to be dead..." part of this statement. On the other hand, I've waited all my life to be this age and, in truth, I'm...
    Oldboxy Oldboxy 70+, M 1 Response Dec 16

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