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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I wish people stop blaming others for what's wrong with their lives. Of course life gets hard but what can you do but just keep walking? Sitting and pointing fingers isn't going to...
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    It makes me sad to see so much hate because a lot of people do not have perspective and/or understanding. I always feel the need to defend others, to help them be understood but I...
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    In my experience, there is nothing more perfectly gratifying than waking up in the arms of the person you love. I experienced that feeling today. Though I don't remember many...
    PersonalGenesis PersonalGenesis 22-25, F Jan 5

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    Sometimes are daily routine takes us away from what's really important in life, perhaps your having a bad day, then out of nowhere a smile and a kind word from a stranger makes you...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Sometimes in the hustle and bussle of everyday life we lose touch of what's really important. With that in mind here is a quote from Martin Luther king ( Life's most persistent...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    about 1 year age i learned about sociopaths and narcissistic people ,i think it`s sad and scary for more normal people to deal with them because there are a lot of people who don`t...
    farfar1984 farfar1984 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Most women want to be showered with gifts and roses, and to be catered to ALL of the time. Me? No. I love the fact that he is well put together in his head! ALWAYS for our family...
    MochaBrown76 MochaBrown76 36-40, F Jan 14

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    I love how the sun shines directly onto my bed until noon. I cloud watch. It makes me feel like I'm outside lying in the grass.lol
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    If you ever feel sad, depressed, like you can't take it anymore, go for a 5 mile run. Drink 2 bottles of water before. While you run, you will release stress hormones and start...
    andream45 andream45 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I was doing the dishes yesterday, having a day where I was in my own world, thinking about life and I was feeling down. My 14 year old son was getting something out of the fridge...
    smile4today smile4today 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I graduated high school almost 3 years ago, looking on facebook and seeing people with kids/pregnant. It got me thinking, wow, one day we're all going to be 50 years old having...
    Machipa Machipa 18-21, F Jan 24

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    Life is like a box of Cracker Jacks to me. You must shake it up once in awhile to get the prize inside....:) W*O*R*D
    GodsGurl69 GodsGurl69 61-65, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I getting sick of people tell me how I should live my life in a certain way I don't even like your group so quit forcing me to be in yours.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    My birthday is at the end of the month and I'm really looking forward to it. One of the things I'm looking forward to most is the pancakes tradition my friends and I have. When...
    Viviq66 Viviq66 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Why were we made to suffer so much in this life?
    AnneofGreen AnneofGreen 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Time just flies by when I am with you last night we were talking on the phone and what felt like mere minutes was actually 3 hours I love the way you make me feel x
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M a week ago

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    I kinda doubt it but it's nice to dream :) I know of atleast three girls who have but due to reasons it would take forever to explain were just friends, but I'm ok with it cause I...
    Funnychase66 Funnychase66 16-17, M Jan 21

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    People don't usually have crushes on me but i wish that would change
    WorldOfOblivion WorldOfOblivion 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    its not fair, everybody else at school gets to drive, expect me. im stuck riding the damn bus along with those dumb middle school kids. when school got out, I watched everyone else...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Gentle rain , praying manti in the garden, and fresh hot popcorn on dreary day,
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My phone battery is being a fricken all star today
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm a creative person I create different things I make my own jewelry, bracelets earring necklaces n rings; I crochet afghans prayer shawls purses scarves n hats; I make homemade...
    bevS62 bevS62 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A hug and kiss from my daughter. She knows just when I need it. It The love of a child nothing greater.
    DeadHeartsAreEverywhere DeadHeartsAreEverywhere 31-35, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    it just isn't gonna work. my guts telling me I should just end the relationship instead of trying to work things out again......
    Qballsidepocket Qballsidepocket 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Oh yes when he talks all neuro scientific to me!
    CautiousCoitus CautiousCoitus 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I highly doubt it's more than 2 but who knows :/
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M Jan 9

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    I always wonder... Even if an older male thinks of me...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F Jan 9

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    According to friends, it's at least 7
    Alfalfaloof Alfalfaloof 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    Lmfao! I doubt anyone does!! 😂😂 wow...
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 12 Responses Jan 21

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    I just feel like all the guys in my class like all the girls except me because im bigger than most girls but i just want someone to like me
    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyone wonders sometime in their life, what is life? The question that is always there, the question that is always asked, bet never truly answered. You can create analogies...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Has anyone had a dream that reoccurs almost identically or becomes more vivid each time? How many times have you fallen victim to this dream?
    Prettyboy82 Prettyboy82 31-35, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
    Imagine20 Imagine20 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I don't know how to move past my DUI in my head My family and friends are being very supportive because they know what a good person I am and how much I contribute to society and...
    freespirit182 freespirit182 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Why did you leave? Why did you cheat on my mom for another women? How can you leave your daughter and two sons behind without looking back? I was only 6 years old when you and mom...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I dont know what is wrong with me...i cant help myslef and nobody can help me....im sick and tired of life...Im sick and tired of people thinking less of me all the time...Im sick...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    In the hospital where my husband and I worked, the cardioresucitator/defibrillator was put in his charge. Everyone knew how strict he was; meticulously careful with whatever was...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    So often we build walls around our hearts to protect ourselves. We hide behind them the parts of ourselves we deem too vulnerable to ever share and we feel safe and secure in the...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 19 Responses Jan 18

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