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    A Shameless Life

    I just happened upon a television show called Shameless. As they say fact is stranger than fiction and it has never been more accurate than now. That show was my childhood just vanilla flavored. Seriously. Almost everything down to the locked up grandmother (mines pushed her...
    Jan 24, 2013

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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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    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 70+ 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    How do you quit someone, cut them out of you're life and be okay with out them? My best friend is probably the most toxic person that has ever been in my life, i give her...
    WillowLily WillowLily 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Chapter 1: I started out as a little girl always looking for attention, looking for purpose. Life was the usual joyful and exciting one as a 5 year old kid, as I thought...
    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I want to survive this fearful life. I want to succeed in the end. I don't want to end up a loser. I want to show all my enemies that they were wrong about me all along.
    DustontheOliveLeaves DustontheOliveLeaves 31-35, F 3 Responses May 11

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    We both survived! On July 27 2013 my wife and I was on a bike ride on my dressed out 2000 Kawasaki voyager. I did nothing wrong I was going under the speed limit. There was no...
    survivor04684 survivor04684 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I survived being stabbed I stab myself all the time it's just knowing where to stab yourself so you survive
    ILoveToBeTortured ILoveToBeTortured 18-21, F May 16

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    I survived a head on collision in the Mississippi delta. It happened some 10+ years ago. I have difficulty speaking about it and may write more about it later. My sense of well...
    oobiedoobie oobiedoobie 51-55, M 2 Responses May 16

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    with every dificult day that passes and i have no idea how i will get thru somehow we all survive it. . . . . be it just by existing or moving foward ive learnt i will survive it...
    212panda 212panda 31-35, F May 19

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    There is a great deal on the web for suicide prevention, but nothing for my situation. I'm on meds. I have a good therapist that I see regularly. I'm in a god marriage. I'm...
    AloneAndSeparate AloneAndSeparate 51-55, F 1 Response May 10

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    For all of my life there have been immense obstacles in my way both physical and emotional. and after eighteen years of living with these obstacles having finally conquered the...
    darren1776 darren1776 18-21, M 2 Responses May 20

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    I am different to a lot of people I know, because I don't want to just vegetate and survive - go to work, go home, eat, sleep etc - and I'm not interested in status symbols...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 10

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    Thats it!! **** it! Not only the whole world in already over my shoulders buuutttt its getting even harder... So just to make things clear, this whole dilemma is because of the...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    Just having a bad day, wondering where I went wrong in my life. I feel like such a failure some days, like today. I don't know how I managed to end up married and divorced before...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F May 7

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    Someone sent me this poem.........and scarily it sounded like something I would write, but unfortunately this person doesn't remember the poet- We Learn We learn to live in...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses May 14

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    There is a wound inside me. I have accepted the wounds but I will fight to make my life better. I will not give up. I will carry on with pain. I am looking forward to make my life...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 2 Responses May 20

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    I regret too many things in life to just happily die. What if I told them the truth? What if everyone knew how I long for death? What if I was fun? What if I talked to her? What if...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    One Sunday in December 2014, I began to vomit at 3 pm. The sickness was relentless and at 7 pm I asked my husband to take me to the ER. The wait was 30 minutes or so. The worst...
    dieunsernae dieunsernae 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    One Sunday in December 2014, I began to vomit at 3 pm. The sickness was relentless and at 7 pm I asked my husband to take me to the ER. The wait was 30 minutes or so. The worst...
    dieunsernae dieunsernae 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I just want to be lively ya know. Though I feel if I live my life for myself alone then it is pointless, so for me I must live it for others. I must help others as much as I can.
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I like the simple things in life. Watching the sunset cuddled up to someone I care about. Hearing the sound of rain. The smell of incense burning. The feel of cool mud beneath my...
    ChainedHeart ChainedHeart 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I want planet Earth to survive long enough for me to die happily on it and then it can go to hell in hand cart.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 5

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    I want to stop existing and start living, I wanna break out every bond that holds me I don't wanna eat to survive I wanna live to feed....
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M May 10

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    As opposed to an experience where people post about how they didn't survive a car crash?
    Shade33 Shade33 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    Nature has it's own way of showing its rage. It's a miracle when you survive that rage. You thank the graces of nature yet you curse it at the same time. But that is all you can do...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F May 13

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    I survived my Husband's suicide attempt. It wasn't your usual story...but I had to cut him down & not a day goes by that I don't remember.
    BethBoehm BethBoehm 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    10 Tips on how to survive nursing school https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6oPVIk6_Lg
    WeberFerguson WeberFerguson 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    well I buy fix up and sell motorbikes, and after a long *** day I thought it be nice to "test ride" one of the bikes I'd been working on. I came around the bend in a road going a...
    AustinOsten AustinOsten 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Everyday that passes, I feel like I'm missing out on what could be a full, happy life..
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    My dogs, pocket knife, emergency blanket, tent, source of flame! Really that is all you need to be able to survive and therefore is essential.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F May 13

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    Im tired already of my life :( , should i continue my sufferings or keep walking forward ....
    kean123 kean123 18-21, M May 18

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    Major RTA in 1984 - fractured skull, life support. But I am a fighter and I've made it through. Wonder though if neural trauma does make you more open indeed and resilient as...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response May 19

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    This is an experience I was uncomfortable sharing because I never know how much to share with the Internet. The one thing that encouraged me to post this is the ability to help...
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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