I Wish For There To Be Recovery For All

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    The Blossom Pales In Comparison

    Can you name one problem you have right now that is not connected to the past or future? “Learning appears as a process of remembering. The soul, before its incarnation in the body, was in the realm of Ideas. There it saw things the way they truly are, rather than the pale...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Jul 6, 2012

    Anna On The Mend...

    Much has gone on during the past few days both here and at my family's home in Sacramento. Firstly, Anna's weight is up over 92+ lbs and she is cheery and her thought process continues to clear nicely. She has made solid plans for fulfilling her dreams and she recognizes when...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    Apr 7, 2010

    Ahh...the Weekend

    I watched Joe's trailer today. It's a trailer to a movie that is still being edited. It's supposed to be a movie about his progress or undoing as an artist and a musical act, but to me it is really a story of his progressions through addiction. His gaunt face and wobbly, wiry...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    May 7, 2010

    Cinco De Mayo Fun...

    Joe is doing very well. He is sleeping through the night, although he is having some intense early morning dreams. These are generally expected at this point in a rehab; things have settled down in his body (he's 83 days sober) and he's been with me a week now and has become...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    May 6, 2010

    Settling Down....

    Anna seems to be settling down again nicely. I suspect she will want to go home today or tomorrow and as she has all she actually needs, as far as moving forward is concerned, I think it may be the right time for her to return. Although her weight is down, her mother and I both...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    Apr 8, 2010

    How To Recover Lost Photos And Video From Canon Powershot Sd780is

    Canon PowerShot SD780 IS may be the slimmest Digital ELPH Canon has ever created with dimensions 2.10" h x .70" w x 3.40" l, .26 pounds and 2.5 display size. It captivates the senses with bold saturated colors and a daringly original design that matches the intensity of Canon’s...
    maggiena maggiena
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2011

    Saying Goodbye...

    Old Blues Guy left this morning. In just the few days he was here much by and for him was accomplished. He detoxed fairly well, sweating out long held toxins in my hot yoga studio. He discovered the healing benefits of cannabis based balm. He exercised more than he had in years...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    May 27, 2010

    Equanimous Days

    New meaning can redefine past experience, just as time heals all wounds.Shortly after becoming familiar with this term, I noticed when it was used to describe the response from a crew of deep sea fishermen caught in high winds as they pulled together to weather a storm.Equanimity...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Jul 27, 2012

    Rock-n-roll Weeks Ahead...

    It seems as if my friend and fellow musician Joe is coming from London and will arrive in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon. This will be tricky as I live 3 1/2 hours each way from SF. On top of that, another older blues guitar player, a session and jam guy who's played in a...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    Apr 27, 2010

    Candle In The Wind....

    It's always difficult to say goodbye to someone who has come to visit me here. I liken it to sending a baby off in a small skiff to face the raging seas. Anna did well here and is now at her mother's home in LA awaiting departure for Chiang Mai and the orphanage she is to work...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab
    70+
    Apr 14, 2010

    5 Minutes A Day

    While we lay in bed at night, waiting to fall asleep, we could easily spend what could be the best 5 minutes of the day. I wrote the following breathing exercise to help sleep uninterrupted from bad dreams, stress, anxiety or active tension. Try this! Lay on your back with one or...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Nov 29, 2012

    Sangha Invitation

    In my pursuit of further understanding and reduction of suffering I have studied and practiced mindfulness as much as possible on my own over the past year. Mindfulness practice is being employed in Western psychology to alleviate a variety of mental and physical conditions...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Apr 20, 2013

    I Sooooooo Agree

    But I do believe we endure *trials* in our life to strengthen us.   So although I do wish every one would recover physically ( my husband died a year back from injuries sustained in a car accident when hit by a drunk driver)    I believe that some of the recovery we overlook...
    NaomiBGand2chn NaomiBGand2chn
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2011

    Dancing Evergreen

    I checked the number on the incoming call vibrating in my hand. It was a call I was required, by law, to answer twenty-four hours a day seven days a week.I practice walking meditation and breathing exercises around an old historic State Penitentiary long since closed and turned...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Nov 5, 2012

    Related Experiences

    Thank you for your friendship and support. I wish you all well. I have made some good friends here. Wherever I go I will keep the same username. I wish you luck love and support...
    hasmita hasmita
    66-70, M
    Apr 21
    The best to all! I've met so many wonderful people & there are so many wonderful people I'd yet to met. I hope my words mean something to someone at some point in time. I will...
    Somethingwhispered Somethingwhispered
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    Just chillin' out under the heat of summer with a cold drink, music and a good book. I opened messenger and I got slapped with some big news. BIG news. BIG adjustments. I wasn't...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    This morning I woke up, and as usual, as soon as I am showered I check EP. So now I am sitting here, checking EP for the last morning, tonight at 1AM here in Europe EP goes down...
    whoizzupdude whoizzupdude
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 20
    All of this, this group and all the stories here, are really impressive... in the most horrible of the possibile ways. What I'm most impressed with are the amount and similarity of...
    TotalVoid TotalVoid
    26-30
    Apr 19
    I am taking this moment of opportunity, simply to acknowledge every single person that has helped bring joy and made life interesting during my time here on EP. I would also like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    I wish that there was one day a week where I could just sleep all day, and not be bothered by people. That would be great!
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    Im Missing my kids dad so bad it hurts im crying. no we didnt break up but have been separated since July 28 2015 reason why is because i had to go D&A treatment there is...
    LoneRanger34 LoneRanger34
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    just wondering in general. what did i get from this site? the positive is meeting some people who were certainly worth finding. the down side is ive learned that sometimes you...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I haven't written anything since last year July/August but I find I should write one last post. I thank EP for what I have learnt and for giving me the chance to help others too...
    multiplexed multiplexed
    22-25, M
    Apr 17
    Yeah I'm here searching for something, though I know it's going to be gone soon - but hey, I can say I tried, right? Another night, another strange numbing sensation that I can't...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
    It wud never happen to me In the movie "letters to juliet" They talk about a woman married for 25 years having 10 children and still make "passionate love every night". She is...
    hopelesslyromantic hopelesslyromantic
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    People say be careful what you wish for. I don't think that's true. I'm wishing for something that won't come true. I want it and wish I had them. It won't happen... They say don't...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    In few days this journey will come to end and i cant help myself than smile how my life is still standing still on the same point. Now also i have to be loud to speak my heart.No...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    I absolutely love my son but I also wish for the love of a daughter. I think I've been a good dad to him but I wonder if I would've of been a good dad to a girl. So many more...
    Katakuna Katakuna
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    Today I realized I lost the most precious thing I ever had. The love of a great woman. We were so much attracted to each other but I had to do stupid convention able things. Her...
    erotik69 erotik69
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Apr 15
    If you plan to love me, I promise to find the right words to describe my feelings and help you unravel the puzzle of my life. If you plan to love me, I will slowly start breaking...
    ThinxAna ThinxAna
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    I live in the city and there's so much light pollution. All I've ever wanted was to be able to look up and see the millions of beautiful stars. I want to move away and live in the...
    nevergoingtousethis nevergoingtousethis
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    i feel stupid and dumb first of all that i havent learned from my past experiences. which to date has lead me to having in total 3 abortions. tuesay 11th april 2016 i underwent a d...
    luvdrunk luvdrunk
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    Hi I am meisie I am a transsvestait I am from South Africa I grow up very hard my name sake parents never give me love but all are dead and I have no families to I Am complete...
    meisiemeisie meisiemeisie
    31-35, T
    3 Responses Apr 13
    the mysteries of the human heart. we all respond to our world and events differently. some pour out their heart like blood from a severed artery. some quietly smoulder. some...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    ForcedCrosssdressingStory Pt1 Hey people! Well...This was a huge embarrassing experience that has happened recently. I went to my Aunt Kaitlen's house for 2 weeks because my...
    HiMyNameIsBlank101 HiMyNameIsBlank101
    22-25, M
    Apr 12
    I really do want a close friend to be honest. Someone I can call my friend, and I can trust not to ditch me and play with my feelings. I just wish I had someone there.
    regretti regretti
    13-15
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I just wish I had someone I could actually call my ' bestfriend ' someone who was there for me as much as I was there for them, someone I could trust..
    regretti regretti
    13-15
    Apr 12
    I wish I had played a sport. I am not athletic at all, I'm so bad at sports. My friend plays softball and the bond she has with her teammates is unbreakable. I feel so left out...
    Bellasmithbella Bellasmithbella
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Mine has been crap but there's many months left to go.
    PopeBePimpin PopeBePimpin
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    I wish my dad's priorities didn't come in this order; Work, himself, social life, family. I wish my dad was a protective father to me. I wish he didn't see my short high school...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I wish I had more friends because as of right now I don't have any friends and I wish I could have people to talk to
    bobbyespe2 bobbyespe2
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    since it's been a few days since my last update, i may as well post something to let everyone know i'm still alive. i've arrived back in CA, Kaito and i are still engaged. i...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I wish I could have had the "HAPPILY EVER AFTER." I wish I could have been worthy of love. I wish I could have felt peace and security in my life. I wish I could have accomplished...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    I'm trying to recover from cutting and making myself throw up… It's so hard to do alone but I have a determination not to reach out to people because I feel guilty for it… I'll...
    musicismyworld16 musicismyworld16
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    ********* I would like to publish this prayer in grateful thanks to Archangels St Michael, St Raphael and St Gabriel. ********* Heavenly Father, You have given us archangels to...
    Peking1977 Peking1977
    36-40, F
    Apr 6
    I would like to wish a very Happy First Contact Day to all my fellow Trekkies!
    ProfessorYaffle ProfessorYaffle
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    I'm 22 and still in school, but lately I've felt almost an obsessive need to get pregnant and start a family. I see pics of babies or hear about another friend whose pregnant or...
    laurenoates93 laurenoates93
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    It's funny how in life the first thing a lot of people think when things get hard is I want to die. I guess in our heads we think death is like switching a tv off. You know like...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady
    31-35, F
    Apr 4
    I wished I had more close friends. o_o Mm, more like... I wished I had close friends. *softly chuckling* (Because I don't have any at all)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 4
    I wish I was a real boy and had a penis and all lmfao (:
    Angel2345 Angel2345
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Im in college right now and somehow,no matter how hard i try to stay positive. I walk in that schoolbuilding with positive, driven, excited energy and come out very depressed and...
    djmane djmane
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 4
    I just wish I could fall in love. I just wish I could find a soul mate , like Lily & Marshall. I just wish I could find a person that completed me, COMPLETELY. I watched every...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit
    41-45, F
    Apr 3
    I am a newbie here...(didn´t even started really)....It saddens me that EP is closing.....I found it randomly ,but too late... I have always looked for a site like this...
    incantessimo incantessimo
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    Since EP is going to freeze the content in a few weeks, I'd wish to put my emailadress here for those who will arrive at the site in the future and recognize themselves in the...
    Zafrony Zafrony
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    I wonder how many peoplewould come looking for me, I wonder if on the report to anybody. My life is like it's going nowhere like I'm at a standstill or I'm just moving so slow that...
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107
    26-30, F
    Apr 3
    I sometimes wish I didn't exist because of all the bad things that I have done, and all the pain that I cause on the people I love. I haven't been happy in years therefore my life...
    KartierCutie18 KartierCutie18
    18-21, F
    Apr 2
    The member soxway, FYI, this dude is a *********. Been talking with this dude for like 2 weeks then it starts getting weird asking me for pictures and tells me how he wants to be...
    sunsnowlover sunsnowlover
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 2
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