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I Survive Life

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    We All Do

    Even though I try to be optimistic and to enjoy my life, this is often the way I feel. I always seem to be telling myself how the future is going to be amazing, but when I start thinking about the present, I'm not as positive. Don't get me wrong; I am grateful for the life that I...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Jan 19, 2012

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    Still I Rise

    I could tell horror stories, but I won't. I've gotten strength as well as weaknesses from the trials and tribulations. Whether there is an after life or not, I live as a kind person. 
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F Jan 17, 2012

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    Day By Day

    that`s how i do it.it the only way i can do it.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 2, 2009

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    H O P E

    Hope is definitely not the same as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.----Vaclav Havel
    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 18, 2012

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    I Gotta Get Better Before I Get To The End..

    I've had the plan for many many years, I have to become alot better skier first, it'll be an accicdent yet not. I need to have the ability to ski the extreme stuff, I'll be good enough to justify skiing at the limit, getting myself out of positions I should of never gotten...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2012

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    Survivalist Advice

    No matter how horribly life treats you, your heart still beats. Unless you take drastic action to adversely affect your health, your body wants to live. Even when your soul wants to lie down and die. My survivalist body has helped strengthen my soul in ways I never thought...
    xine07 xine07 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    My Life As It Stands

    I do not really know how to describe myself to the world. I am a mother of a beautiful little girl. I am a student in college. I am a great friend with no real friends except the ones who live too far away. I have lots of pets. I love to eat and cook and sleep. My favorite thing...
    lml369 lml369 22-25, F Aug 30, 2012

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    DAILY

    I'VE HAD SOME GOOD DAYS AND SOME BAD DAYS. SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE I'M WALKING THROUGH A MINE FIELD. PEOPLE WHO I'VE LOVED IN THE PAST WERE OUT TO DESTROY ME. TRIALS AND CIRCUMSTANCES MEANT TO BREAK ME DOWN ONLY REINFORCED ME. I AM STRONGER FOR IT, BECAUSE OF IT. I GUESS THAT WAS...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    At The Point

    I am just triying to survive, just trying to hold on.It gets difficult, but that's what life is all about
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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    Feeling Way Too Damn Good

    You might be a known crazy woman going manic if...Your daughter posts a jump castle on your facebook page and notes "This is so you Mom" and you reply, "Hell - yeah - clear out the kids - I could bounce all day." (and you have 6 grandchildren)You drive down the road on a great...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F Jul 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    4 days ago on Monday, November 17th 2014 at around 7pm, I survived my first car crash. I was driving with my boyfriend to dinner in a town about an hour away, when I lost control...
    dazzlemeforever dazzlemeforever 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    O k so I survived it. but no one realizes all the damage that is done to a young man when he gets cancer in his prime of life. I was 28, I was doing awesome with my job, I had a...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    my whole life has been nothing more than just me struggling to survive but I never really lived .. sure I have experienced many things that most will never get the chance to, but...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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     I'm glad you have survived the accidents. What do you think, riding the SPereBike, would've been possible to survive without any injuries?indiegogo.com/projects/sperebike-the...
    LaszloPere LaszloPere 31-35 Dec 5

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    Is this the life, the one you imagined? Upon gazing at your reflection, have you achieved everything you swore you would achieve when you left the ranks within school? When staring...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    s funny looking back at how fast life goes. The more we rush and stop thinking about each moment, the faster time goes. The times we are just in each moment by moment, time slows...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The peace I once felt was eventually lost forever, my innocent broken and shattered. Biological or not, we will always be family. In fact, I learned blood isn't always as thick as...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    On Halloween this year I was in my first car crash with two of my best friends. We were on our way to meet up with some people to go spookhousing when my drivers side tires dropped...
    CamMichelle CamMichelle 18-21, F Dec 2

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    Six Years. I have fought for Six Years. Victory will forever be out of your reach, I will not give you false hope. I will share with you this: Find A Way To Survive. One Day, I...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M Dec 3

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    I survived a car crash when I was 3. I only got whiplash. Ever since then, I've had a terrible fear of cars.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    22nd entry, Saturday 6th/Dec/2014 I would just like to start off by OH MY GOD what a bloody, stressful week, it all started last sunday and things have been going up and down ever...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    But when you're barely able to keep your balance, when you're slumped in the trough of a wave rolling in the waters of the ocean that is life, when life corners you and the only...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Feeling wronged I knew this guy for a over an year now. We met through our parents. We started talking initially I wasn't interested but then he kept coming back and I was going...
    braveheart30 braveheart30 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Hey there. There is no such thing somebody can fix you. You gotta fix yourself! Is all in you! In your mind! You gotta learn to see your pain and understand it. And try to not let...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    We do need money to survive, but I think money gets too much focus. I acquired the belief if I only had enough money, I would have almost no problems. I might still have emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 5 days ago

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    I'm well over fifty. closer to 60. been shot twice, stabbed three times, I was in a humvee that hit an ied n blown up. I've been burned, exposed to harmful chemicals, hit by a pick...
    bikerjoe bikerjoe 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    24th entry, Saturday 20th/Dec/2014 Yet another stressful crazy week, and with her not around, it's gonna be way tougher :/ I had a really strange morning this morning, I was...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I'm a failure and have always been a failure and a disappointment . I go to school everyday try and fail so what's the point. I'm just a wolf trying my best to survive so I can...
    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M Nov 23

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    I feel like writing might help me heal. My ex left my house in early September to go back to her parents. She had asked to leave before and I told her to take it day by day and...
    lostlove54 lostlove54 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Update Blood test today. Any of you had fever for two weeks? One week while taking antibiotics? Can it be a virus? Can it be that the virus has survived temperatures of 100.6 and...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    The cracks are hidden, so well so that no one can see them, not even the closest of people. The lost time, the triggers, the visions, they are suppressed. It is as though there was...
    thatguydavid thatguydavid 31-35, M Nov 30

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    In my life so far iv been in three hurricanes in south Texas
    bryceobd bryceobd 18-21, M Dec 6

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    Gordon copper called me , I got in! Ready to start taking the cna class. Life's getting better.
    randaleigh randaleigh 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Never have I been one to regret, nor have I been the typical type of person who feels like I want to do something and I do not take the opportunity to achieve set goals. Yet, there...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Been racing motocross most of my life, I had a lot of accidents and broke quite a few bones... Never crashed on my Harley though..
    randy1129 randy1129 46-50, M Dec 8

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    We tried helping our Apsie friend 'S.' We collected information on the world. We showed it to him and pushed him into it so he could experience and maybe even adjust to it. But...
    Sotanax Sotanax 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    December 15. Feelings. It's okay to have and feel our feelings - all of them. Years into recovery, we may still be battling with ourselves about this issue. Of all the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    here where my twisted mind comes into play . I just want to be the man guess I'm very egocentric deep and down . I feel like I want to survive and be able to kill anyone no...
    Mizo0217 Mizo0217 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 18 mins ago

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    I am really quite simple. My life, my love... Revolves around 2 things. My children and the idea of finding a lifelong love. Perhaps it is because my children, if I have done my...
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Somewhere along the way I lost myself...lost my sense of identity and didn't know in what direction to head....now here I am still stumbling....I wonder if this is what life is all...
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    i have one BEST friend & i mean best, im so grateful to have her in my life, shes been my best friend since the age of 11 & i know she will remain my best friend till the day we...
    dannieharvey dannieharvey 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of life. I don't want to go to heaven or hell I wish I could just disappear like I was never even born I wish I didn't even exist at all. People say life is amazing you...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I hate my life, I wanna waste my life, I wanna kill myself.. My family hates me so, GOD I feel so down!
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    There's sex with partner Then there's romantic feelings Trying to get those two together Romance longing My heart felt tears when I hear a song and sing to you who is never...
    Aqula Aqula 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I really enjoyed living in a dorm during grad school, it was the best year if my life. I don't want to go straight to getting married and having children. I want to live as an...
    peppersasen peppersasen 26-30 15 hrs ago

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