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I Stress Too Much

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    More than I should and I know it.

    It is not healthy and wish I would stop. I need to start exercising more in order to relieve some of it, but still haven't gotten around to it. I suppose I am simply using too much excuses to not do it; have to stop doing that.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Oct 2

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