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Today, my mom forgot to wash the pans between courses, resulting in apple pie that tasted vaguely like pot pie, but it was still the first time my mom was out of the hospital and on her feet for one of my birthdays in two years, which makes this the best birthday ever. MMT

#18124 (0) - Sep 16, 2014 by Seano - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (43) - No, that made me sleepy. (1)

Today marks 13 years since my best friend fireman-carried me out of the World Trade Center. MMT

#18123 (1) - Sep 11, 2014 by Jaye - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (113) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, I realized that you can feel the most alone when you're surrounded by people, because sometimes all you need is the one person who is missing from the crowd. MMT

#18122 (0) - Sep 11, 2014 by Turtle - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (125) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, it’s been exactly ten years to the day that my father came into my room, said “sorry” and left for good. Never a call, never a card. And now, at 21 years of age, it still MMT.

#18121 (0) - Sep 8, 2014 by laya - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (130) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I cried when I read the post-it note, in my step-dad's handwriting, and it said "our daughter." MMT

#18120 (0) - Sep 3, 2014 by kalei - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (186) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, my grandfather held my hand, listening intently to me complain about how much I hate the bullies at school. When I was done, he said, “Before you waste any more of it on anger, resentment, spite or envy, think of how precious and irreplaceable your time is. I wish I had more of it.” MMT

#18119 (0) - Aug 30, 2014 by JJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (173) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, since my mom always joked that I could get a tattoo if it said, "I love Mom," I made her hold my hand while I got it in her hospital room, while she is dying of cancer. MMT

#18118 (0) - Aug 28, 2014 by CCook - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (217) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, after I cried to her about the bullies at school, my grandmother said, "Be thankful for all the rude, obnoxious, and difficult people you meet in life. They serve as important reminders of how NOT to be." MMT

#18117 (0) - Aug 27, 2014 by Frisk - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (170) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, I stayed with her every minute while she was unconscious, but the very second she came to all she wanted to know was if the bastard who put her in the ICU was coming to visit her. MMT

#18115 (0) - Aug 23, 2014 by strongnsad - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (203) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, I made new friends in my dorm by passing out the cupcakes that were left over from my niece's funeral. MMT

#18114 (0) - Aug 21, 2014 by caledon - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (192) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, every time I look at our baby boy, I am reminded of how much I miss you, and how much cancer sucks. MMT

#18113 (0) - Aug 19, 2014 by wendyj - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (174) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, the official time of his death (in what police are calling a tragic case of distracted driving) and the time-stamp of his missed call on my phone are identical. MMT

#18112 (0) - Aug 17, 2014 by jfruit - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (215) - No, that made me sleepy. (10)

Today, on my 18th birthday, my mom thought I was pregnant when I sat down to talk with her, then literally gave a sigh of relief when I told her I'm gay. MMT

#18111 (0) - Aug 16, 2014 by Gale - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (211) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today I realize life is just so weird, ya know? Today lost a good friend to cancer. Then, I saw the most beautiful photo ever, the first ultrasound of my daughter. MMT

#18110 (0) - Aug 14, 2014 by Claire - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (179) - No, that made me sleepy. (43)

Today, at 6:21AM my sister who is only 5 months older than me gave birth to her first child. Just after she found out she was pregnant, I found out I would never be able to give birth to my own child. For the last 9 months I thought I had succeeded at making myself believe I never wanted children. After gazing at my sister's beautiful little angel for the first time, I truly realized how much of a blessing it is to create another human being, and it hurts. MMT

#18109 (3) - Aug 12, 2014 by aleo13 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (218) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, I told my therapist how guilty and horrible I feel about cutting my parents out of my life. It took me 21 years before I realized they were abusive alcoholics and I did it so my 8-month-old son wouldn't have to witness the terror they put me through every day when I was growing up. It is just so hard. But friends and family encourage me and say I did the right thing. I hope so. Their support and my guilt MMT.

#18108 (0) - Aug 11, 2014 by Pinky - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (159) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, I know if I had woken up in a good mood that day, you would still be here. You would have come to my house like you wanted. If I wasn't grumpy that day, you wouldn't have decided to go home, texting me saying you were coming over later instead. One of your last texts ever. If I hadn't done that, you wouldn't have gone missing that day on the walk home. If I didn't, you wouldn't have turned up dead months later. You would still be alive, because you would have been with me. MMT

#18107 (0) - Aug 10, 2014 by cynesthesia - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (279) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, I am honestly scared for the day that my dad takes away my guitar as a punishment, like he threatens to every day when he’s drunk. Because, expressing my feelings on the guitar is the only thing stopping me from cutting and hurting myself again. MMT

#18106 (2) - Aug 9, 2014 by druggienomore - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (174) - No, that made me sleepy. (39)

Today, I noticed my 16 year old daughter stopped wearing makeup. She hasn't worn it to school in at least few days now, so I asked her about it. She said, "Lara (her baby sister) wanted to borrow my makeup to be 'beautiful like me,' and I don't ever want her to think she has to wear makeup to be beautiful. She already is. And so am I." MMT

#18105 (0) - Aug 8, 2014 by jojo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (345) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, my sister is a widow for the second time in five years. Both of her husbands died in car accidents within a week of their wedding day. MMT

#18104 (2) - Aug 7, 2014 by jillian - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (353) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

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