I Try Not to Take Things For Granted

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    Yesterday I found out

    that a friend from college passed away. He was 47, and died in the night from a heart attack. He was larger than life. His personality, humor, his warmth and compassion, he was one of the most genuine and driven people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. My Facebook feed...
    frostyflower frostyflower
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2016

    I was born in the United States.

    I was privileged, I have more rights than most people let alone most women. I will choose my spouse, I will choose my job, I will choose to have kids, I will choose when I want to participate in sexual activities, I choose what to wear, I can speak freely, I am the same as a man...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2015

    One day milk is good

    for you, next it makes you sick! One day Pluto is a planet, next day is not! One day someone hasn't born, next day it appears! One day someone is alive, next day is not there anymore! One day you think you have your life solved, next something you didn't plan appears and brings...
    oneiric13 oneiric13
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    I just came back from the local job centre to

    hand in my sick notes ..I walked to there with my support worker ..it took about 5-7 mins to get there ..I had to sign my sick notes and put my national insurance number ..we were asked to sit and wait to see someone who checked on the computer and said that my benefits haven't...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2016

    I Embrace My Life

    In the past year, there were so many lived moments and many stories to tell. Moments I have lived and not died, I have struggled and I feel proud of myself; feelings that exploded in my heart and I have survived, loved and suffered too. There were times I have cried, but also...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2011

    After All Of The Things That Happened To Me...

    I wish I was more greatful in the past. Things were bad back then, but not like now. Now, I try to take nothing for granted. I cherish every little gift because I know it will be gone soon.
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe
    May 5, 2011
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