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Today, I was confronted with the fact that I have learned more, changed more, and grown more from the feedback of my toughest critics, than from anyone else I have ever known. MMT

#171 (0) - Aug 11, 2009 by RTC - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (782) - No, that made me sleepy. (134)

Today, I felt hopeless and alone as I was driving home after a brutal breakup with my boyfriend. I turned on the radio and the MJ song "You Are Not Alone" was playing. At the exact moment the chorus came on, I passed a huge billboard sign that said in big black letters, "YOU ARE NOT ALONE!" MMT

#169 (7) - Aug 11, 2009 by BradnJess - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4412) - No, that made me sleepy. (770)

Today, after doubting my own abilities for nearly a decade, I called in sick to my job and flew to another city to show my drawings to one of my idols in the comic book industry. He really liked my work and wants to see more. He's flying me back for a second review next week. MMT

#165 (3) - Aug 11, 2009 by Kadu Castro - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2440) - No, that made me sleepy. (114)

Today, I found out that I could become paralyzed at any moment in time due to a bad cyst on my spine. I went to work and listened to everyone bitch about bills, bosses, and family problems. When I got home, I kissed my boyfriend, hugged my friends, and appreciated the movement in my body. MMT

#163 (5) - Aug 10, 2009 by Punkyprincess33 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3355) - No, that made me sleepy. (125)

Today, Sean asked me to marry him. I said yes! Exactly 1 year ago today, I was walking to my car when a man ran up behind me and stole my purse. I called 911. Sean was the cop that responded to my call. If that jackass never stole my purse, I would have never met the love of my life. MMT

#161 (4) - Aug 10, 2009 by Silverback - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4778) - No, that made me sleepy. (412)

Today, I was driving down the freeway with my best friend. He noticed that I wasn't wearing my seat belt and asked me to put it on. So I did. About 30 minutes later we hit a huge puddle and hydroplaned into a guard rail. We both walked away unharmed because we were wearing our seat belts. MMT

#157 (0) - Aug 10, 2009 by d3silicious - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4755) - No, that made me sleepy. (209)

Today, I met a five-year-old on the summit of a 14,000 foot hike. MMT

#155 (1) - Aug 10, 2009 by 14er - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3237) - No, that made me sleepy. (203)

Today, she asked me, "How do you know it's true if you've never tried to prove it's false?" MMT

#151 (2) - Aug 10, 2009 by notso - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1134) - No, that made me sleepy. (272)

Today, just as they shouted, "Stop! You're going too far..." I broke my own personal record and lived to smile about it. MMT

#149 (0) - Aug 10, 2009 by Tamely - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (835) - No, that made me sleepy. (185)

Today, I realized it wasn't the sex that proved to me she was special. It was the first time she slept with me without having sex that I knew she would be the one. MMT

#147 (8) - Aug 9, 2009 by maxcactus - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3603) - No, that made me sleepy. (326)

Today, I ran into her in a coffee shop. She said, "It's been so darn long that I don't even look down your street anymore." MMT

#144 (0) - Aug 9, 2009 by Seven - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (910) - No, that made me sleepy. (251)

Today, I was doing laundry in my dorm and someone's clothes were done but still sitting in the washer. I was in a hurry, so I moved them into the dryer and paid for them. When I came back an hour later to move my clothes into the dryer, someone had already put my clothes in the dryer and paid. MMT

#141 (2) - Aug 9, 2009 by p00n - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3814) - No, that made me sleepy. (138)

Today, when I looked around a busy restaurant at people eating their lunch, the only people I saw smiling were children. MMT

#137 (0) - Aug 8, 2009 by Guddler - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4925) - No, that made me sleepy. (232)

Today, my Chevy Tahoe was retuned to me in perfect condition by the police almost a full month after it was stolen. The funny thing is, whoever stole it put a set of 19 inch rims on the vehicle that easily cost $1000 a piece. The police said they’re mine now. MMT

#130 (2) - Aug 8, 2009 by ShasOFish - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1862) - No, that made me sleepy. (136)

Today, my father told me, "Just go for it and give it a try! You don't have to be a professional to build a successful product. Amateurs started Google and Apple. Professionals built the Titanic." MMT

#122 (11) - Aug 8, 2009 by MrGong - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (14666) - No, that made me sleepy. (1010)

Today, I was randomly pulled over by a cop for the 2nd time since I bought my new pimped-out Chrysler 300. It's got 20 inch rims, black glass, etc. Both times, a white cop came up to my window and said something like, "Oh, I'm sorry. I thought you were someone else." and drove away. I’m white. MMT

#120 (20) - Aug 8, 2009 by WildBill - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (12463) - No, that made me sleepy. (2481)

Today, I saw a well-groomed woman at the grocery store pull food stamps out of her Louis Vuitton purse while using her fake, salon-styled nails to text on her BlackBerry. MMT

#114 (32) - Aug 7, 2009 by Cristina - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11357) - No, that made me sleepy. (1520)

Today, I was in my car approaching an intersection where a white Ford F-350 was blocking both lanes at a flashing yellow light. Just as I was about to honk and scream obscenities out the window, I realized the truck was purposely blocking traffic so an elderly man could safely cross the street. MMT

#113 (3) - Aug 7, 2009 by PonyGirl - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4323) - No, that made me sleepy. (132)

Today, while I was driving my grandfather to his doctor's appointment, I complained about hitting 2 red lights in a row. My grandfather chuckled and said, "You always complain about the red lights, but you never celebrate the green ones." MMT

#112 (10) - Aug 7, 2009 by bange - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (14989) - No, that made me sleepy. (834)

Today I said, “I love you” to my girlfriend. I’m 28 and this is the first time I’ve ever uttered this four letter word to a girl I've dated. MMT

#111 (5) - Aug 7, 2009 by toxicat - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1032) - No, that made me sleepy. (471)

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