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I Want to Take Better Care of Myself

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    Feeling Beautiful Again! - After a few years of trauma and grief I emerge a bit worse for the wear. Now is the time to start taking care of myself again. I was taught that wanting...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan 41-45, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Strategery #2 - he he, I'm making a plan to make lunch a better meal for me and the hubby.  We generally end up puttering around until it is too late to cook something...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Taking Better Care of Me. - I stopped taking care of myself when the pain got to be so bad I couldnt stand it. then depression started.  I spent yrs not taking care of me...
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    We Are Making a Plan ;-) - The hubby and i talked a lot about getting ourselves into better shape, eating better and (gasp) at least cutting down on the smoking... It seems...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F Jan 20, 2008

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    Yes, I Really Should......not ... - Yes, I really should......not as young as I used to be. Just never been so good at that.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I'm too hard on myself.........
    freelyhere freelyhere 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I Am Trying To - I have started running again, and am at least trying to eat a bit healthier, so I am trying to take better care of myself aI guess...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 27, 2011

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    Seriously I Do -  i really want to work on my Goals  because i want to feel really good about myself and this time for me welli do plan on showing off to Jake ... ...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jun 6, 2007

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    I Really Need to Take Better C... - I really need to take better care of myself. It is just hard for me to find the time. I drive and sleep, drive and sleep, go home, sleep, play...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2007

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    Maybe I Would Feel Better - I don't drink enough water, I don't eat right and I don't exercise. When I am not at work I am laying in bed all day doing nothing but reading and...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 15, 2007

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    I Want To Be A Girly Girl - When I was younger girl, I was the one who put on the makeup and polish my nails. Now I' am 25, single and lazy. When going out with friends to an event...
    truthfulness truthfulness 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    You Can Take Care Change Your Live Completly I Did -   I change my life completely when I learn that the only way I was going to change my bad habits was by really believing...
    change360 change360 41-45 Dec 28, 2010

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    If Only I Would...(top 10 Things I Do That Harm My Life) - It's weird to think about how much of a health freak I was last year and now look at me now. I use to eat breakfast alll...
    London182 London182 16-18, F Sep 29, 2007

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    Live In The Now - Many times it has been so that we worry about the future and the past.Many a times we analyze our actions how it should have been and how it is/was.We wish it was...
    lovelyme03 lovelyme03 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Yeah Im Always Up For Improvem... - yeah im always up for improvement. but more or less i take good care of myself.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Sep 29, 2007

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    Restricted - Ok i do exercise, especially recently. But i eat poorly, so nothing ever really happens. My options are sadly limited. I go college so the food they serve is all i can...
    CleoShilu CleoShilu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2008

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    Motivation - is something I totally lack. From July to September, I lost 20 pounds, and I felt and looked better than I had in 12 years. The past two months, I've put ten of those...
    sweetpea0614 sweetpea0614 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2007

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    Cookme - I really want to be a good, motivated cook so I can get my body the foods it needs to grow and keep me from being sick. I know I need to plan more, it's just a lot of...
    Mekk Mekk 19-21, M Oct 11, 2007

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    My Pleasure To Meet All Of Members Here=) - Hi there, my name is Billy McCord and Iโ€™m a newbie here. I've found this forum site is great and Iโ€™m looking forward to have a good...
    billymcord123 billymcord123 31-35, M Apr 13, 2012

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    Eating Better W/no Time For It - I buy lean pockets and those Lean Quisine paninis (chicken club rocks) for no time at all lunches.  And for quick dinners I buy those Butoni...
    tech327 tech327 36-40, F Feb 20, 2008

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    Yea...soemtimes I Just Put Mys... - yea...soemtimes i just put myself down...i really try to be happy...and actually right now i should be happy...but peoples criticism usually...
    jetblackcat jetblackcat 21-25, F Sep 29, 2007

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    I Need To. - Yesterday, all I ate was a banana and a hot pocket. So far today, I have eaten nothing and I haven't drank anything. I'm dehydrated and hungry, but now I'm...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    I Can Do It!! - I have finally decided to start weight watchers again. I was so successful last time. losing 42 lbs. But I just got tired of the same thing everyday and started to...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    Not Good - I don't take very good care of myself. I don't drink enough water and I am almost dehydrated. Also, I don't eat very well because my medicine takes away my appetite. And...
    killthejill killthejill 16-18, F Jul 3, 2007

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
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    The thing with depression is it's hardest to take that first step because it's the depression knowing if you do it dies. Take that first step
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    I'm tired of having to come home everyday and deal with this. I'm going through a hard time as it is, they don't need to make it worse. I'm tired of my step-dad going around saying...
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    Awhile back I would be posting about how I need a better life but I found a way out of that hole! It's unbelievable how much better life can get when you are making extra income...
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    id love to have someone care enough to chase me (not literally) when I run from my feelings. to tell me its going to be ok. to tell me they need me. to make me accept their...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I wish I could work for myself instead of giving my damn life energy to college. Graduating with a Bachelors Degree only to waste away to a multi-million dollar company with a...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Not really by myself but since I love in Los Angeles. I am getting tired of the everyday scenery and gangs and all this hype about life here. I want to move to Washington. Because...
    Ermacz Ermacz 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I lost my best friend and idk what to do! She was everything i needed. And now she's gone. Last night i cut myself because i know i probably wont get her back. I miss her so much...
    alexislucash alexislucash 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am really sad that I am about to give up what I want, just because I am an outcast who will never fit in.
    SpicyKrab SpicyKrab 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I m trying hard to exercise while maintains my femininity because I feel I lost part of me in the past year while studying my PhD. I felt not beautiful and not good enough
    rrmal88 rrmal88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am soooooo committed right now that nothing is gonna stop me ....I'm going to lose 30lbs in 30 days ๐Ÿ˜ˆit will be hard but I'm GOING TO DO THIS!!!!!!!!
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't post these for everyone to see, but I love to surprise my man with sexy pictures when he is least expecting it. Makes him excited to come home.
    EscapeAndAway EscapeAndAway 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My life is a piece of **** ๐Ÿ™Œ basically all there is to it.
    Melaniebitxh Melaniebitxh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    LIFE! You can't discover oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    How to build self esteem, finish the things you have started. Trust me on this.
    ruberbandball ruberbandball 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I ain't afraid of ghost or tiger or shark.... But I can't stand octopus. Watching them makes my spine chilly...I don't understand how people could eat that ugly creature...
    Lwin82 Lwin82 31-35, M Mar 24

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    I felt like **** today. Headache, cramps, back pain. Gained weight and so I feel crappy and bloated an yucky. Phone calls to the church so annoying, the people overall annoying. I...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Depression isn't the first thing to come to mind, but it's still there, waiting to drag me into its depths never to be seen again. I know that I may be in fault for saying these...
    uscoo234 uscoo234 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I love myself, I have taken care of my self, I have daily good habbits of brushing the teeth twice, cleaniness, proper eating, and have taken proper care of my body, because I am...
    shlproy123 shlproy123 26-30, F Mar 20

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    My birthday came and went without fanfare on Valentine's Day. Yes, I am a year older 57. While part of me feels young, my body still feels sluggish. I bought myself a new...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I am a better person because of God. He has saved me from death so many times when I was younger due to abuse and he brought me safely out of that situation when the time was right...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    When I take pictures of myself I cringe, I have put on so much weight thought medication and although I am now on a diet I still feel fat and ugly so my aim is to work harder and...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My biggest problem right now is not knowing how to handle the most basic situations. I find myself stuck, unable to explain myself, or my feelings, throwing everything into a box...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    If I follow the steps to the moon take care of my forgotten images Don't panic too soon remember the golden ages when butterflies were dancing. My desires all left uppon the old...
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    I cut myself, I'm so depressed and angry. I'm only 13 but I have recently stated cutting, I use "being tired" as an excuses for being depressed. I am sleep deprived though, but...
    purgahja purgahja 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My name is liline I was married to an african man, his from west africa. He was the first man that I knew. We dated for two weeks. Then he asked to marry me. My family didn't...
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