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Today, it's been exactly four years since you left me to be with her. I thought you had permanently broken my heart. But instead it opened up my eyes and gave me the ability to give someone else a chance. And now, fours years later, that man is my husband and the love of my life. MMT

#10107 (1) - Sep 3, 2010 by funnylove - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1081) - No, that made me sleepy. (127)

Today, I found myself thinking about how happy I was with my life right now. 3 years ago I was depressed, cutting myself, and considering suicide. MMT

#10106 (0) - Sep 3, 2010 by Grace - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (911) - No, that made me sleepy. (83)

Today, a boy in my class brought one of my other students a rose simply because she mentioned yesterday that she had never received. She was ecstatic. MMT

#9962 (3) - Aug 30, 2010 by MK - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1640) - No, that made me sleepy. (43)

Today, she told me she sometimes pretends to be cold just so I’ll let her wear my jacket around at school. MMT

#9887 (3) - Aug 27, 2010 by alex - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1265) - No, that made me sleepy. (249)

Today, he told me, “I’m honestly not sure where my life is headed anymore. But I don’t really care because I know we’ll be living through it together.” MMT

#9827 (0) - Aug 23, 2010 by sammi - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (962) - No, that made me sleepy. (77)

Today, he got down on one knee and said, “Please grow old with me.” MMT

#9599 (1) - Aug 18, 2010 by love - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1555) - No, that made me sleepy. (336)

Today, while I was at the nursing home I volunteer at once a week, an old lady I care for said, "I can't believe I'm turning 90 tomorrow. At least that's what my doctor told me. Well, I've had a nice life, I mean, except for the deaths. But it's nice to know that I'll have friends waiting for me in Heaven." MMT

#9512 (0) - Aug 14, 2010 by dreamer - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1314) - No, that made me sleepy. (87)

Today, after 2 years of separation, my ex-wife and I resolved our differences and met for dinner. We laughed and chatted for almost 4 hours. Then just before she left, she handed me a large envelope. In it were 20 love letters she wrote me over the last 2 years. There was a post-it note on the envelope that said, “Letters that I was too stubborn to send.” MMT

#9394 (0) - Aug 9, 2010 by a friend - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1709) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today I found flowers on my doorstep. There was a note attached from my neighbor telling me she got them because she knew that I didn't even get to talk to my husband on our 5 year anniversary because he's in Iraq. Her act of kindness MMT.

#9358 (2) - Aug 7, 2010 by medusaliveson - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1609) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, just two days after my 42nd birthday, I married the love of my life. And I thought love was a lie until I met him two years ago, just before I turned 40. MMT

#9229 (1) - Aug 2, 2010 by nell - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (805) - No, that made me sleepy. (116)

Today, I read the suicide note I wrote 4 years ago and felt overwhelingly thankful that she showed up at my door that night. MMT

#9217 (1) - Aug 2, 2010 by molls - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1163) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, I received an envelope in the mail containing a dried flower pressed between 2 small pieces of cardboard with a post-it note that said, "You gave this to me 15 years ago. I have used it regularly as a reminder that kindness and love do exist in this crazy world. So today, on my wedding day, I just wanted to say, ‘Thank you.’” MMT

#8998 (3) - Jul 25, 2010 by kayla - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1304) - No, that made me sleepy. (42)

Today, I found it a little awkward that a young boy kept on staring at me on the subway. Finally his mom realized what he was doing and asked him to stop. He said, “But she’s beautiful, mommy.” MMT

#8848 (15) - Jul 19, 2010 by molly - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2170) - No, that made me sleepy. (84)

Today, I asked my 6-year-old son, “What makes a person beautiful?” And he said, “When they smile.” MMT

#8824 (1) - Jul 18, 2010 by Anonymous - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1582) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, I interviewed my Uncle, the owner of a multimillion dollar insurance company, for a school research paper. When we discussed wealth as a measurement for success, he said, “You know, the wealthiest I’ve ever felt was the day I married your aunt, because I finally realized I had something money could never buy.” MMT

#8704 (1) - Jul 13, 2010 by wealthy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1588) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, I realized my two best friends are the weirdest people I know. MMT

#8580 (5) - Jul 9, 2010 by bridget - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1192) - No, that made me sleepy. (1981)

Today, my blind friend explained to me in vivid detail how beautiful his new girlfriend is. MMT

#8331 (4) - Jun 28, 2010 by Jasper - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2961) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, I asked him to describe what it means to be in love. He simply smiled at me and said nothing. So I asked again and he replied, “All that comes to mind is the way you snuggle against me while you sleep, and there are no words to accurately describe the way that makes me feel.” MMT

#8307 (0) - Jun 27, 2010 by GabbyGray - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1615) - No, that made me sleepy. (95)

Today, after losing our 3400 sq ft house to foreclosure last year due to both my parents losing their jobs within 2 weeks of each other, our family of 5 now shares a 1400 sq ft, 3 bedroom apartment. But since we have less money to go out, we spend more quality time together than we have for as long as I can remember. MMT

#8295 (2) - Jun 27, 2010 by twista2u - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1017) - No, that made me sleepy. (72)

Today, negative 70 pounds later, and for the first time since we were little kids, I can fit into my sister’s jeans. MMT

#8247 (4) - Jun 25, 2010 by happygirl - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1033) - No, that made me sleepy. (816)

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