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I Try To Laugh Every Day - It Helps

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    Laughter.

    I try to keep positive even though I'm in constant pain, I try to smile nobody want's to see a miserable face do they, so I try to hide my pain behind a smile.
    creativegoth creativegoth 51-55, M Mar 22, 2012

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    I Did Not Just Throw A Gutterball!

    Breaking News! "Woman can sue over injury from toilet-paper dispenser." * Well, It seems the Michigan Supreme Court really has its broken hands full these days. They are split on this one, and it is as precedent-setting as these things get. The liberal portion of...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 8 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    I Try And I Do

    I have to give credit to my three year old though. He is a riot and keeps me laughing constantly. He's my second little guy and I'm definitely much more laid back this time around. I laugh easier and try not to sweat the small stuff. Some days my laughter comes straight from...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I Live In The Second Worst Dressed City

    Hilarious!!!  I found out on yahoo news that Salt lake City  (where i live) was voted 2nd place for worst dressed people! According to the report we have no sense of fashion here. They blame it on our outdoorsy nature for our lack of style and sophistication in our dress (only...
    aquaseas aquaseas 51-55, F Jun 3, 2012

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    For RoseDawson

    I wrote this story a long time ago, but it still cracks me up every time. I hope this makes you laugh today Sometimes just letting loose and laughing about something nonsensical can turn your day around, even temporarily, to give you some relief from the stress and pain that is...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2010

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    Tort Reform And The Boomerang Effect

      Poor Ida. Poor Ida Valentine. She suffered a “herniated disk and tissue damage.” It is awful. That sounds so painful. I imagine the accident was horrible and the recovery will be no picnic either. I feel for her. Naturally she is suing the store in which the accident...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 13 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    For That Moment...

    For that moment when I am caught up in the laughter, I can forget about all the other troubles in my life. I can let go and be free, snorting all the way.
    TalkN3rdy2Me TalkN3rdy2Me 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I wear ladies clothing each and every day. Somedays - like today - it is a pair of nice jeans or shorts and a sweetheart top. Other days it is a skirt or dress. Sometimes I put...
    tvCorinne tvCorinne 51-55, T 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Day 2.... as prompted by my work college, i have been asked to post 3 positives every day for the next week.... so here are Sundays positive's.. 1... Got a lie in bed instead of...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's been an uphill climb but I really am making progress. I am a better person now than I was when I joined EP. I owe it all to my best friend in the whole world, the love of my...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M a week ago

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    I need to feel you every day in that special way
    nothism nothism 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    ...... Day five ...... As prompted by my work colleague.... .... ..... here is day 5 of my 3 positives a day thingy.... 1... The first positive...as you all know.. Today was my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Can someone help me out. I try to drink more water because apparently it helps with weight loss. But after having 3 or 4 sips I start to feel sick and don't want to drink anymore...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    1. It's midnight and I'm happy 2. Cute animal videos on YouTube made me laugh 3. You are not alone. There's other people out there feeling exactly the same. I love EP!!!
    daisybell7 daisybell7 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Thank you for giving me another day, another chance to become a better individual. Thank you for everything. ❤️
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Oh yes. I do. Every single day. Thanks to Zuzu, showing me how. It is such an imaginative thing to do, nfknfowhoghging. I enjoy it, and can't imagine life without it! omg wow...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    A Facebook friend / work colleague has tagged me in one of her posts...she is also posting 3 positives a day for the next seven days....and made me do the same....so ...here are my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been reminded by Mr. markie to write my three daily positives. *giggles* good thing or i would have forgotten. My #1. I spent the day listening to a mixture of music and...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Day three...... As prompted by my work colleague... ....... here is day 3, of my 3 positives a day.... 1... Done all mums shopping today..and saved loads of money with bogof...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Day four of my 3 positives a day.... 1....fixed a customers tv this morning ...making her very happy to be able to see her soap operas again tonight... 2...had a good night at...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm copying mr markie My #1. Today I fell asleep outside on a blanket. Well long story short. I got sunburn on my legs, but the good thing is its not real bad. My#2. I had a...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    :) My#1. Today has been an alright day. Nothing really bad happened today so I guess that's a good thing. My#2. James was a weirdo today... *still scratching my head* he asked me...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I have been living with serious pain since I was 16. I was in a car accident where I was rear-ended by a car that was speeding. Since that day I have had chronic neck and lower...
    i4it4t i4it4t 36-40, M Jun 30

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    don't really have a choice, I have to use catheters every time I pee (its only in when im in the toilet) due to disability and I have to drink loads and loads because of my kidney...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Jul 2

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    July 4th will be the second anniversary of the day I lost my wife. It happened in an instant, though I didn't realize at the time just how catastrophic it was. She lives on in my...
    niplover6969 niplover6969 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    i keep trying to be perfect, and i'm falling so short right now. i have no relationship with my husband, i don't really have any friends either. i have a few co-workers that i can...
    daskjl daskjl 26-30, F Jul 6

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      Starting today, I'm done waiting for a day to spark me. I'm tired, I'm overweight, I'm unhealthy, & no more waiting on dr to ok exercises because of my lupus & chipped...
    SIUnDIY SIUnDIY 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Just as you finally believe the depression has subsided it comes back. The numbness and the pain begins to resurface and there's nothing you can do to rid yourself of this toxicity...
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I think I fall in love...huhh I don't loke this feeling. I haven't liked someone for a long time and now I want to be like that again. I just meet him a few hours ago, he's my...
    Tikksunisa Tikksunisa 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I make myself drink a glass of water every time before I eat (including snacks). I read that this is supposed to help with weight loss. I don't know if it's working but my skin...
    restitutor restitutor 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Every time I look at a girl I think of lustful thoughts having lewd dreams I'm a tomboy and yes I'm gay but I get hit on 16 year olds I'm freakin 14 although there is this one girl...
    coolchaser25 coolchaser25 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    1. A nice hot shower to wash work life away! 2. Helped several people with housing issues today 3. I love my home
    daisybell7 daisybell7 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    Ok so here it goes... my three positives for today! My#1. Today I got to sit and chat with a few of my ep friends. I really liked the catch up. My#2. I took the advice that mark...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Oh that's all I've been doing for the past 9 months nothing else but water and I feel unreal or out of this world, oh and I have more energy!
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Thanking God for what you already have is a better prayer than asking for things that you do not need
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I went skateboarding yesterday and was at the park from 9:00am-6:00pm practicing only 5 tricks but I got them all down perfect and clean
    lifesowavey lifesowavey 16-17, M Jul 20

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    Lol another reminder from markie to do my three positives. I know I'm late so here is to make up for yesterday. My#1. I went to my aunts Birthday party and had loads of fun...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. Rain isn't always a bad thing! Means you can stay indoors and bond with family without feeling guilty! 2. Making buns with my daughter was fun today 3. I won't have a hangover...
    daisybell7 daisybell7 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't think I've eaten a proper meal In a week.... Maybe 2? Maybe I should eat dinner.
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M Jun 30

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    I love YouTube, I'm not good at my channel yet but I am getting there, wish me luck, visit my channel if you want. Danieltheloren
    iceacd iceacd 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I don't know why I even bother trying to look and feel good, the sparkle in my eyes are gone!
    brokenh8rt brokenh8rt 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Feel like I'm on the edge of a nervous breakdown I can't take it no more.
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    of my career pretty much. It's always been stressful. Oddly this fatalistic view has somehow worked for me and I was never fired or laid off in now 32 years in the work fore...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    It's good to drink plenty of water when dieting. Works for me at least.
    dogpile86 dogpile86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    But I will not let it define me. I have seen, learned, and experienced too much to give up now. The fight may wear me out but it will not wear me down. To those of you who are in a...
    NexChance NexChance 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    and da*m is it draining me
    Taylorr2 Taylorr2 13-15, F Jul 10

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    And I hate it. I hate myself for being like this. Even though I came out to my family and they've accepted me. I still feel in gods eyes I'm doing something wrong and I'm going to...
    ALEYXI ALEYXI 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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