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I Survived Labor And Delivery

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    I Kicked It Old School Style - I am DAMN proud of this too! There are NOT too many women these days that can say that they had their babies the OLD fashioned way. I am NOT hating...
    CsThRuH2O CsThRuH2O 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Not For The Faint Of Heart - I will make this short because I am really sore and basically exhausted from everything but I am happy to say I survived labor and delivery and brought...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Well…I'm not one yet but my goal at this time is to find a day shift position in labor and delivery or Post-partum nursing. I'm putting it out into the universe and communicating...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had been living in Los Angeles for about a month and a half when the Northridge Earthquake hit. It was January 1993. It registered as a 7.4 on the Richter Scale. I was awoken...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Mar 21

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    I was somewhere and overheard there was going to be a drive-by shooting so I ran to the nearest building to hide in order to avoid being shot. as I was running I grabbed a woman...
    numberonecrush numberonecrush 31-35 1 Response Mar 23

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    I was a baby in the womb and almost wasn't born but I survived ^_^
    vividdreamer97 vividdreamer97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm happy that I survived this first day but actually I'm nervous. Nervous because I need everyday applicants and there is a quota to fulfill.
    nyliemax nyliemax 18-21 Apr 1

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    We are all survivors. I survived the crazy dope partying days, the opps I just got pregnant stage, **** got hitched to divorce at 27 to full time single mom and 12 hour crappy...
    Halebound4ever Halebound4ever 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    i survived sudden cardiac death and am one of the 5% percent that survives. alas,stuck in a sexless marriage and no manner of communication seems to solve that. any advice on...
    bill977 bill977 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    How could I forget?? I was 14 years old when I gave birth to my 2 daughters.
    kalaniesmommy143 kalaniesmommy143 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I kept it a secret until a few years ago, when I started therapy (due to my promiscuous behavior). I was raped by 2 men when I was at a party. I never told my parents because I...
    kschulz73 kschulz73 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I in a sexless divorce. I haven't dated since my divorce was finalized. Before actually.
    boadiccearose boadiccearose 51-55, F Mar 20

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    I just recently got out of a relationship that lasted a little over a year. Honestly I thought he was the most perfect guy ever... Until he'd get mad... He'd take every single...
    LilMissMandy LilMissMandy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I've always been a safe rider and have riden motorcycles for almost 30 years. People generally trust me to lead a group which I do with safety as the primary focus. Last May, I was...
    DaCrusher DaCrusher 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I was hospitalized January 25, 2013 for Suicidal thoughts etc But i've made it :) I'm happy, finally
    whatev3rforev3r whatev3rforev3r 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I was in Minneapolis for the night as my flight was leaving the next morning for Fort Jackson, South Carolina. I decided to walk to the gas station and take in the sights along the...
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    3/26/2009. I was 5.5 months pregnant with my youngest. I had been working at a nursing home as a CNA. All my residents had the flu, it was a really rough season. When I came down...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I have them on a regular basis sometimes I can feel them coming on three or four hours before they happen.my first was when I was about one and a half years old I am 29 now.
    almostdead2day almostdead2day 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I love motorbikes and have grown up around them. I love the thrill of being on one and wearing all the gear. Motorbikes are so cool. I have never been a very confident person and...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Me and my ex-fiance met in high school. we feel in love since then moment we seen each other. we got pregnant and he decided that he wanted a better future for our daughter. one...
    navarro2014 navarro2014 18-21, F Mar 28

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    My moms ex boyfriend bought her a car,bought us a house (we all lived together),two dogs,i had 2 sisters and 1 brother he gave me,with in the years my mom saw the horrid man he was...
    Wisdombird Wisdombird 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I want to find the perfect guy. However to find the perfect guy I needed to experience the guy who I thought way "the perfect guy" but turn out to be an a**hole I met this guy...
    aliceS96 aliceS96 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I was hospitalized for MDD, (major depressive disorder) four years ago. Spent 23 days in a VA hospital trying to get it under control. My nurses and team were ******' amazing...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was diagnosed in May 2012 with a Ewings Sarcoma in my right foot, I had my leg amputated below knee in Oct 2012. Since Jan 2013 I've been in remission now I return every 3...
    peterdaintree peterdaintree 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was driving about 55 mph and froze in the saddle. It was a long straight stretch of highway and I don't know where my head was but on a long sweeping corner & drove straight into...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    At first glance the narcissist appears to the unsuspecting onlooker as being full of self-control; they come across as charismatic, educated, confidant, charming, and sociable...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Psychology says: To be haughty means to act with blatant arrogance or disdainful pride. The narcissist displays all of these characteristics in that they consider themselves to be...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    He was my best friend, and he was in love with me, i was afraid bc he was an absolute player, and made out with a different girl every day. So i lost him, he was very very mad...
    marshmallowthing24 marshmallowthing24 13-15, F Apr 8

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    Many people ask why do you stay in an abusive relationship the answer to that is simple many times with emotional abuse you do not realize you're being abused because the abuser...
    jadelaoch jadelaoch 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    It happened five years ago, I had turned fourteen only a couple of days ago. I wasn't that educated on it, because I had never experienced it, until the night he took advantage of...
    skindeeep skindeeep 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of...
    lakeluver lakeluver 66-70, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello, I just had a nightmare. I am typing this as I just woke up. So I can remember most of the details. I went to my old school for lunch, I did not have a reason but I did...
    Toastland Toastland 13-15, T 4 hrs ago

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    I had pre eclampsia the last two months of my pregnancy, which I feel was brought on because of my own bad habits, but the doc said my family history of high blood pressure was...
    caffiened caffiened 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    How many of you have heard your spouse or girlfriend ask "What’s so bad about being a man?” my spouse asked me when I finally confessed to her that I was much more than just a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    I am tired, so very tired of people who do not care. I am so very tired mentally and physically and this should never have happened to me. I am ANGRY. Basically I have been...
    LindaNKVermey LindaNKVermey 41-45 4 hrs ago

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    I need to figure out how to get my life in order. I get so stressed out from dealing with people at work that I get physically ill. I have break downs, and sometimes have to go to...
    LillyRaven LillyRaven 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My father abused my mother, especially while she was impregnated, potentially inducing labor. I never knew him, he left when I was young. I am fifteen now and I've recently learned...
    GrimAndInUtterDismay GrimAndInUtterDismay 13-15, F 50 mins ago

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    After experiencing a traumatic labor and delivery. I didn't care that my all natural birth did not go to plan. I was more grateful for my son. For nine months I prepared, waited...
    PowerfulWomanSS PowerfulWomanSS 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    An accident had happened, not for away from where I live, involving a delivery truck and a motorcycle. The truck driver survived with only a few scratches, however, the head-on...
    Ansonicchi Ansonicchi 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Soo I'm in labor and I'm ready for this baby ! So today when I woke up i didn't feel good but I brushed it off so I went to school and I still felt sick but I went through the day...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    If you've got a printer then you will have to learn at some time all about printer and cartridges. There's no great deal to understand, but exactly what there will be known is...
    homeoffice homeoffice 26-30, F Apr 2

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    -- The Bad Web Service -- After running my online shop over one year, i received 0 of inquiry from my shop. How many times i asked myself " should i give up?' the answer is...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Apr 3

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    Fraud prevention methods on Children's clothing wholesale website In the past ,the successful retail clothing model is very clear. Having good quality ,fashion style ,reasonble...
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    Shaking of the frame by A Lot Like Birds Well, I might have to diffuse this one. Call the listeners but they don't speak the same tongue. Send me away. You laugh and scoff and...
    TheAnimeGamer TheAnimeGamer 22-25, M Apr 5

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    blink 182 "Adam's Song" I never thought I'd die alone I laughed the loudest who'd have known? I traced the cord back to the wall No wonder it was never plugged in at all I...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    There are a lot of reasons I (as a survivor too) think so: They do suffer the same feelings as we (women) do and a lot of other issues they have to deal with: There is a lot of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    modern world..these people suck...the cell phone or they work really slowly and make debt and disease..they use cheap diseased people as cheap labor here and abroad..they put value...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M Mar 20

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    A construction worker on the third floor of a building needs a handsaw. He sees one of the laborers on the first floor and yells down to him, but the man indicates that he can't...
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Hey guys! So since I joined EP, I've been getting a lot of questions through email and message about my pregnancy experience and my life as a teenage mom so I decided to do a Q&A...
    kalaniesmommy143 kalaniesmommy143 13-15, F Mar 27

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    When I was on the birthing table, the nurses kept commenting on how young I was and I was under the impression that one nurse was punishing me for having gotten pregnant. She would...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6