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    Changes

    A lot has happened in life since I was last on EP and changes have been happening. To say that I am living in interesting times resonates and some times have been good and some have been not so good, however this is life. I will write about the good as we all have experienced...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 27 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    Wizardddddddd Wizardddddddd 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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    Got a lot trips soon.

    .. But I also need to think on how to save my money. The thing is... I'm worried about my finances. Got to control myself from spending too much now. I will do budget trips anyway. I love my life! Lol!
    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Does anyone know how to begin work in

    blacksmithing? It's not something that I want to do as a career, but I've always been interested in old style blacksmithing. I just don't know enough about it to know where to begin. :/
    Adaidh Adaidh 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Reflect I look in the mirror,

    what do I see? I see the eyes of an old soul staring back at me. One that has played the game, more times than most. And what can only be described as a ghost. The ghost of my past, but it does not come to scare. It is knowledge and wisdom, that it has come to share. I also see...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 12

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    I want to live after death using Cryonics

    or by having my brain transplanted to a bionic body...
    warrior6124 warrior6124 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Well after falling down the stairs

    and damaged my spine mildly and being in a wheelchair I'm on the road to recovery, my back is fine now just can't lift heavy things and I'm back on EP!!! I took a break cos I hurt myself an I also had to distance myself away from a guy who I really wanted. But he didn't seem to...
    Britishblueeyes Britishblueeyes 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2015

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    Mirror of the sun Like the sun,

    you are always there. Your luminescence shines, no matter what you wear. Your pull controls, the greatest of waves. You are beautiful, in every stage. When I look, deep into your eyes. You see, right through me I cannot hide. You inspire me, to do great things. When I listen...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 25

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    I'm doing just that. I decided ten years ago to

    live my life as if each day was my last day. I am checking one adventure off of my bucket list next week, skydiving.
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 1 Response Jan 28

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    Well, you live only once.

    .. I think life is too short to waste
    imax70 imax70 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    True To Yourself.

    No matter how old you are there's a lot of temptation in life. Whether it's temptation to have sex, do drugs, or do things for money... They're everywhere.   But there's one temptation everyone always seems to fall for.  And that's the temptation to change yourself for other...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    leticiaventura leticiaventura 18-21, F Jan 25

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    "I don't want to get to my death bed healthy

    and with no scratch .... I want to get there full of wounds screaming "what a ride!!!" "
    Ariaspark Ariaspark 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    After reading something I realized

    that my life is a journey of discovering my true desires, and my real limits .
    getgoodfeeling getgoodfeeling 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yesterday, July 16, 2015,

    four United States Marines were shot and killed by a lone gunman, at a naval base in which the Marines were required to be unarmed. The men who lost their lives were: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, Sgt. Carson A. Holmquist, and Lance Cpl. Squire K...
    JustAnyOtherGirl JustAnyOtherGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2015

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    i was a medic in the Air Force.

    I was in for 61/2 yrs. I had good times and bad but mostly good and I would not trade this experience for anything in the world.
    Christine5377 Christine5377 61-65 2 Responses Jan 27

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    ...**** happens .-. .

    ......................
    Fool1233 Fool1233 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Part of life is realizing

    when to walk away, when to fight and when to just give up. I'm still trying to get this part down but I think its easier to admit defeat than to fight for things that I dream of at night.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    diaperbuster911 diaperbuster911 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As many of you already know,

    I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and it leaves you time, sometimes too much of it, to reflect on your life and what really matters. What struck me the most is...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 16 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    The future of the past.

    I have to remember, when I am deep in battle. And the odds are against me, not to get rattled. To stay pure of heart, and clear of mind. When I fight with myself, to myself I am unkind. It is the past, and the future my foes. They remind me, of fear and of time long ago. When...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 20

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    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I realized **** feelings,

    **** friends, **** enemies , **** whatever brings you down. Just be you and have fun man. I started taking risks in my life , stopped being shy and scared and just went for it. Even though my life isn't complete or even close to what I want I'm slowly beginning to be happy.
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I feel like I'm at a crossroads.

    Nothing significant has changed, but that may be the reason for my discontent. I want things to change. I want to look forward to something, lie awake at night unable to fall asleep because I'm too excited. I haven't felt excited for anything in too long. I feel like I've given...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 6, 2015

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    Feelings About My Journey Through Life With Autism.

    Hello everyone, I'm Erin. I am 19 turning 20 this year and I finally got my GED and going onto college and such. I only wanted to say that so you guys could get the gist of what I am doing with my life now. But as we go on with this "story" or whatever, you'll see the depths and...
    erinbk1993x erinbk1993x 22-25 11 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    I'm suicidal but I don't want to die.

    .. I've suffered from bipolar depression for almost 6 years now, I've lost so much I've lost my innocence to a monster that raped me, I've lost friends and I've lost hope that everything eventually will be fine. It wont. I just want to be able to live my life to the fullest.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    If life is truly given to us just

    once and after that there's nothing only black emptiness in which our whole essence disappear.... Then shouldn't we use this gift of life wisely? Appreciate it and get the best we can out of it ? Why are we so consumed by other people , parents , society opinions.... Why we...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 70+ 3 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone

    love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back.I’ve learned-that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.I’ve learned-that no...
    Amagicalmysticalland Amagicalmysticalland 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Im tired of my life. I'm tired of my every day

    routine. I'm tired of the way I've been acting. I need a change. A big change. I need to flip this life upside down, turn it around, turn it inside out, something... I can't stand living this way anymore. I'm not going down a good path, and I need to take action. Starting...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 18, 2015

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    Boonyo Boonyo 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    Hidden beneath My life

    once was fun, or at least that's what I thought…… The truth is, in a tangled web was I caught. Half truths and lies, ingrained in my brain. That led me to believe, I was winning this game. But as I look back, I have a theory. On why I believe, that life became so dreary. I...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Maglia Maglia 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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      This is my story in short.

    A few months back I decided to drastically change my life. After my 7 year relationship ended and a friend of mine committed suicide - I made the decision to STOP waiting for real life to begin and pursue my dream. So, I left my corporate marketing job in Paris, packed my bags...
    mstenvinkel mstenvinkel 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 9, 2015

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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, marriage, children or settling down. I want to live my life like a beautiful adventure or like a work of art. I want to travel, I want to make...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 10, 2015

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    Lost thought The thoughts

    that run through my mind. Are like a parent, whose child he can not find. He knows where she is, but no matter. His vision is blocked, by an unseen splatter. Is it pride? Is it sadness? Is it fear? Selfish emotions, his mind doesn't want to hear. Love drives him on, aimlessly...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 14

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    There's a difference between surviving

    and living. I was the type of girl who would walk with her head bowed in the hallway, going straight to class without stopping to "chat" or "catch up" or "hang out" with others. I didn't willingly engage in human interaction, and perhaps I made good grades. Perhaps I did well on...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1.

    Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. 4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    Mortal combat What are these feelings?

    From where do they come? It's like a million little things, have piled into one. They build up together, in the dark parts of my mind. And gather their fury, in the parts I am blind. How long has it been? Have I not taken care? My ego tells me lies, it keeps me unaware. It...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    So close to packing my bag

    and travelling for the rest of my life!
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 18

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    Confusion At times I feel,

    I have let you go. And other times, I feel like I must know. So in my confusion, I check and see. If you have the same, ****** up feelings as me. I never get answers, just become more confused. Sometimes I am angry, but don't know at who. Is it you, or is it me? My mind has to...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 19

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    I have a little kitten

    who I got for Christmas and she's the only thing bringing happiness into my life.
    maakeenziiee maakeenziiee 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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