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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    At this very moment, life is perfect.😊 I hope y'all are having the good afternoon. 😚
    SunshineH13 SunshineH13 22-25, F 16 mins ago

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    my life has been an endless pit that I am always falling deeper into. from a young age my parents divorced, then I started getting bullied a few years later, my grandpa died in...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I remember back in 2012 that was the year that people believed what the Mayan calendar had predicted about how the calendar was going to end anyway I remember I was going through a...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Two guys asked my number...πŸ˜‘ one did the sexy whistle and the other said he had telepathic memoryπŸ˜‘ that's ok I love to be alone It makes me happy to just do whatever...
    FlexibleAbby FlexibleAbby 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ive never been remotely attractive soo I'm relying on personality... I know of one but besides that I doubt there've been any who have.
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    There are fewer things in life that give me more pleasure than to be sat round the table with between one and three friends or relatives, having a good laugh and decent...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don,t no how many but i no the young man thats on his way over to my house now has had one on me for years...Tonight he get,s what he has been looking for for a long time my lips...
    trampgirl trampgirl 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    1980 - I made you a mix tape . 1990 - I made you a mix CD . 2000 - I emailed you some MP3 tracks. 2015 - Here is picture of my **** !
    waspfactory waspfactory 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm writing this to document and share three of my personal experiences with having overdosed on the antihistamine medication,"Kroger Allergy Tablets", in which the main ingredient...
    SukiPuppy SukiPuppy 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Don't remember where I was I realized life was a game The more seriously I took things The harder the rules became I had no idea what it'd cost My life passed before my eyes When I...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M a week ago

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    Sunday night alone after everyone has gone too bed. A last few minutes of peace and quiet to get me ready for the new week.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M Jul 19

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    When I was in college, a girl in one of my classes asked if we could get together after school. Instead of talking about class projects, as I expected, she instead expressed her...
    VeronicaJane1 VeronicaJane1 41-45, T 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I indeed do appreciate the little things in life...like having a special friend in my life that will not judge me for who I really am. It is nice and refreshing.
    abbydallas abbydallas 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    Life is like blanket too short you pull it up and your toes rebel,you yank it down and shiver meander about your shoulder;but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass...
    prince198 prince198 26-30, M Jul 17

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    Theres this creepy kid down the street who always follows me (he's in my class) So i think he likes me?
    ec32082 ec32082 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    "Honey, I like it when we talk before we go to sleep. It's a good way to complete my day." It's the little things that we appreciate that could make us a happier person.
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F Jul 17

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    Just because a certain way works for you doesn't mean it will work for me.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I had a friend that would tell me how do do things, correct me if she didn't like my way or judge me because I didn't do the things she did. Lost my best friend by not doing what...
    lysgrant lysgrant 13-15, F Jul 16

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    This is my first time posting anywhere about my experiences in actual life, so bare with me if I don't exactly spell it out. I met this girl a few years ago that I believe I loved...
    TotalMadness1 TotalMadness1 16-17, M Jul 15

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    One more meeting to go and then homeward bound.
    SuperMart SuperMart 61-65, M Jul 13

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    I'm trying to get through the day, have one more meeting this evening and then it's home.
    SuperMart SuperMart 61-65, M Jul 13

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    Going for a drive to the country with a special someone. :))
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    Finally getting rain after a month of water restrictions!! I'm going outside to sit in it! :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12

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    ....when you hold my hand.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12

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    looks like it might rain,hope so
    ElaineH123 ElaineH123 70+, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Sunday mornings... Pancakes and coffee...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 12

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    ... a cool breeze at night after an incredibly hot day.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 11

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    .... having a warm towel straight from the dryer, handed to me after a bath.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 11

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    I don'tthink about it..I'm 99.99% sure it's zero.
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I love how people call the BIG important things the "little things" LOVE in all forms is all that truly maters in this life! Loving others and being loved in return is what it's...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I already know the answer to that one. Wooooooo; livin' the life of lonliness!
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    lol......Im very sure that anyone has a crush on me.....btw im kinda weird.... ig that's why πŸ˜”πŸ™ŒπŸ½.
    newcarlis newcarlis 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    Well, other than myself, i assume every other human being on this planet.
    pipess pipess 13-15 Jul 10

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    No guy has ever confessed to me but that's OK, I feel like im everyone's friend!
    strawberryhyuk strawberryhyuk 18-21, F Jul 9

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    theres a friend ive had since 4th grade. now we're in 8th and he likes me. he's been liking me since 6th. ive always steered clear of him b/c idk how to react if he asks me out. if...
    Seraphine246 Seraphine246 31-35 Jul 9

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