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I Wish For There To Be Recovery For All

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    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...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Jul 27, 2012

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    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...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Nov 5, 2012

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ May 27, 2010

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    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...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Nov 29, 2012

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ May 6, 2010

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ Apr 27, 2010

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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...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Jul 6, 2012

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ Apr 8, 2010

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ May 7, 2010

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    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...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Apr 20, 2013

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    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...
    NaomiBGand2chn NaomiBGand2chn 41-45, F 2 Responses May 17, 2011

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ Apr 14, 2010

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    Is All Just "wishes" - All they are, all they will ever be is wishes.you can sit down for hours on end and wish thatdeath was a sickness, a sickness that has curea...
    needyfun needyfun 18-21, F 3 Responses May 17, 2011

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    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...
    Prehab2Rehab Prehab2Rehab 70+ Apr 7, 2010

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    Peace...finally Is That Too Much To Ask? - No more tears to shed No more dread No more fear No more anger No more frustration No more gulit No more seeking revenge No more seeking...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F May 18, 2011

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    I have posted a lot of stories talking about Egypt’s revolutions, more than a hundred maybe, whether they were about the 25 January revolution against Mubarak’s regime...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am 38 and have wished for death as long as I can remember. I think back to my childhood, when things would go wrong or I would do something so stupid (as children do), I would...
    Modernii Modernii 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    “Egypt is not capable of compression” “The Egyptian body is huge and has a lot of capabilities” “I will not allow for any fingers to enter Egypt” “I can see there...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    What I happy. Well its not me. I need compassion, warmth and fun.
    marvinpgoat marvinpgoat 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I think that it would be easier to die than to continue. I know life is hard but it shouldn't be this hard..
    FAIRESandPIXIES FAIRESandPIXIES 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Christmas Eve of 2011, my boyfriend proposed to me with a beautiful ring on the docks of a lake in rural Newport Vermont. I've always loved him. I've always wanted him. There's...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I studied marshal arts from an early age. I was never good at much else in youth (in my opinion.) My teachers in all the various forms (Kenpo, Taekwondo, Hapkido) said I had...
    yoiteangel yoiteangel 46-50, M 21 hrs ago

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    I wish I could enter the world of fantasy because, it is one of my sweetest escape from the restricting reality. I momentarily escape from the worldly problems that are pulling me...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I wish everyone could laugh all day long. I wish everyone could sing at the top of their lungs. I wish everyone could dance and never stop. I wish everyone could say what's on...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Let me first say that I'm not here to judge. I use to be the other women, so I know exactly how you all are feeling. I just thought that maybe I would share my experience. Maybe...
    tamstaub tamstaub 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I wish that realtors were more helper and not trying to seek every dollar out of people's pockets. (I'm sure there are helpful realtors, but I have only found one and he seems...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I wish against all wishes for just one more moment. You were taken away to soon and we never got that final good bye. So many times at the thought of just happy memories I flash...
    MissScarlettAngelica MissScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I don't, really. My family wishes for me to be "normal", and I know I could if I wanted to, but it would honestly sicken me. I think when people become normal they are more often...
    Poker4Life Poker4Life 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I know he's a bad guy. Kind of terrible, actually. However, I can't NOT want him. It's over. He ended it weeks ago, but I still think about him. It doesn't take my breath away or...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There are times when I wish for love to be in my life and others I am glad it's absent. I can see couples together in harmony along with occasional actions showing their feelings...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    These albums are ones that can be on repeat and you wouldn't realize that its the 8th consecutive time it has played. There are some albums that we grew up with and will love...
    RUSSKO RUSSKO 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I can probably be most of you'll, older sister... Before today, I didn't think of responding to most expereinces here on ep, because I can tell when some really wants help, or...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everything will turn out well, I already have plenty and I should not wish for more. I have great friends that are there to support me. Even if there is anything, it will be...
    estles estles 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Just forget me, being with me nothing good can come through. But one thing I promise is, I will never forget you. The memories we shared, that went by too fast. They're all a...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 30

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    I only wish for one thing... I will do everything just to have my wish... 😔
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    All i had was two flings like 5 years ago. They are even interested in me. I've never had sex. I just want a gf that can hold hands and hug. I never wish for too much. I am willing...
    gitzai gitzai 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This is a normal feeling for me to have. I am in a LDR with an amazing man, the only problem is he is 1235.77 miles away :( every night, every day, every minute, I wish to just be...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't why~ I have a big one who's generally aloof to me. I always wanted a cute little brother who looks up to me and thinks I'm the coolest. :D Hm...really awesome kid who's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Things were okay until he came home from university. He decided to drop out a couple weeks into second semester because he hated it and it wasn't what he wanted to do with his life...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I wish that there was someone that really loved me and thought about me everyday....i feel forgotten by my family and friends since I moved to Australia...the longer I'm here, the...
    llendway llendway 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 16

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    I was not always like this. I loved him, I can't ever see him upset and I could never be angry over him, but right now I am. I though he was my best friend and I had fallen for...
    Alveira04 Alveira04 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am feeling a bit disappointed because most of my friends did not greet me a happy birthday. Sounds petty, right? But it's a big thing for me because a little greeting can make me...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31