I Should Have Been Born In Another Life Time

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    Chronic Illness

    I've been chronically ill since I was a child. I was hospitalized for pneumonia more than once. As an adult, I get sick, requiring antibiotics, at least four times a year... If I had been born before the invention of antibiotics, I would definitely be dead now. I sometimes wish...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 1, 2013

    I'm a Weak, Pale, Lazy Lady

    So I was most definitely born in the wrong century.  I should have been born before the 19th century.  Probably even before the 17th.  Here are my reasons why: 1.  I'm weak and pathetic.  I hate doing any form of exercise so I'm extremely weak and out-of...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 2, 2008

    I would love to be born in 1956.

    Great year...could have gone to nightlife of Disco1970s era.
    studio54disco studio54disco
    51-55, F
    Sep 7, 2014

    Modern Times...

    It's really depressing to live in this time period. I think people are really more afraid and alone nowadays. We are all so "connected", but so far apart. We need computers to communicate and connect with people, and even then sometimes its so hard. I guess I'm only...
    autosuggestion autosuggestion
    18-21, F
    Mar 1, 2008

    Of All Times, Why Now?

    I can think of an infinite number of cooler times and places to be born in!  How about Ancient Egypt?  Or Ancient China?  Italy during the Renaissance?  Paris during the Enlightenment?  I dream of wearing clothes that aren't T-shirts and jeans, and often...
    EPGrace EPGrace
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 2, 2008

    Another Time/ Another Place

      I often think I should have been born in another time and another place. Don't get me wrong. I have a wonderful family. I just like differant things and would have loved to have been around in certain times in History.    I love reading about the 1700's 1800's...
    mommatrish mommatrish
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Feb 29, 2008

    And Perhaps In Another World...

    I know this isn't my ideal place, and certainly I will eventually get to be in that place. It's inevitable, I've been sent here temporarily because of an imbalance or something like that, I've always had that feeling. There's plenty of other's in that same situation so I know I...
    Explodey Explodey
    22-25, M
    Feb 5, 2010
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