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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 148 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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    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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    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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    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, 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 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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    To me, the little things in life are the moments that either take your breath away, or the ones that force you to stop and notice. A gorgeous sunset, a blood red moon, laughing at...
    pixieparty pixieparty 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Being alone. Strolling through a busy Parisian market. A good meal. Beautiful music. Little things that contributed to making today a perfect day. I was happy today. It was...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses a week ago

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    I want to do so much in my life but don't think I have the time or resources to do most of it! One of my biggest things is I want to build a house like volunteer work, so that's...
    CasualSphinx CasualSphinx 18-21, M Mar 15

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    Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Life is simple; it is WE who complicate it!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have traveled the world and have learned what it means to experience different cultures
    Samuel1475 Samuel1475 51-55, M Mar 2

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sadeccaa sadeccaa 26-30, F Mar 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sadeccaa sadeccaa 26-30, F Mar 12

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    No I really don't. Listen I think personally unless you've known them for a month talked to them all the time you don't know them enough to have a crush. So I find it very off...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    The only person I knew of was one, but that was in fourth grade. I am so curious to know, but I'm pretty sure it is like zero. But if someone ever had a crush on me did they ever...
    WholeLottaPam WholeLottaPam 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I know a large group of girls like me but I can't see why. I'm trying to look at myself differently but so far it hasn't worked. I have a crush on a good friend of mine. This same...
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Doing well on test? Nah, I got a 51 on my math test. Just barely passed ; -;
    Desvedia Desvedia 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    If you're reading this then I appreciate you lolz I don't know you but I'm sure that you're an amazing person xD
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    that are usually ignored or over looked to be the most beautiful of all
    ShayVenmuff ShayVenmuff 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This morning everything's okay. Dads making egg sandwiches for the family and the stepmoms still relaxing in bed. One of my brothers are sleeping while the other takes care of my...
    gottakeepyourheadup gottakeepyourheadup 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm scared what people will think if I change
    taylor125 taylor125 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I feel like no one would ever like me, either because im outgoing or because of my forehead(fivehead😥) but i want to know if they like me because of my personality!
    Taviluvsyou Taviluvsyou 13-15, M Mar 15

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    No one does. And forever will be.
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    God give me a chance for closure, or let me find her, bring her to me. Because you know the warrior spirit in me never gave up on his princess, no matter what he never gave up...
    Tarxarin Tarxarin 18-21, M Mar 16

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    Life is so short. Time is so limited. That's what makes it so valuable. Time is life. It's worth more than gold...or oil. Unlimited demand. Only one single nonrenewable supply...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Princess said she has a wobbly table..Best I could do in the little time available
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My story… Quite the title huh? Well, my life is not what many might consider, tragic nor great. But rather, interesting. Sixth grade. When I entered this mysterious yet very fun...
    nicalle nicalle 22-25, M Mar 9

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    I've been in love for 10 years... With an unreachable angel. When I realized my true love orientation I really felt weird. Asexual panromantic and poly romantic. I suffer this...
    Becca92mx Becca92mx 22-25, T Mar 18

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    Take time to realize, That your warmth is crashing down on in. Take time to realize, That I am on your side. Didn't I, didn't I tell you? But I can't spell it out for you. No, it...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have an open-ended medical question, for anyone who could provide input on a serious bone injury. I apologize, as this information is probably triggering for some, but I feel...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I love those momments (tho, that I did not just realize). I could make many of them experiences.. "I just realized ......" Sometimes tho, something i keep realizing over and over...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    I can't tell you how long I've had this dog. I was pretty young when my uncle gave her to my grandmother. She was a black chihuahua mixed with something. I didn't like her at...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I was 5 when the school system and my parents decided to put me on Ritalin, antidepressants and through special education from 1-12th grade. I also got stuck in with a program with...
    ninashah69 ninashah69 26-30, F Mar 6

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    I'm always seeing how girls want their guys to cuddle hang around all the time they want their boyfriend to accept that they are clingy...I've been ugly my whole life going thru...
    heavydutyfoo heavydutyfoo 22-25, M Mar 11

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    I have lived a very sober life with no much loaded tensions in my life. I am married for last 2 years & my life has changed. I am married to a huge family which comes with lot of...
    MYLIFEMYVIEW180 MYLIFEMYVIEW180 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been thinking just recently about all the decisions I'm trying to make. I want to be an eco-minimalist (if that's even what you call it), I want to lessen my burdens, and I...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Five weeks. I've realized that he is a narcissist, and that his " discard" phase was bound to happen. I've mostly forgotten him. I've realized how bad my health is, so I focus on...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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