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Category: Inspiring


Today, after nearly 11 years without an intelligible word spoken, my deaf daughter kissed my cheek and said, “I love you mommy!” MMT

#18093 (0) - Jul 26, 2014 by lk - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (63) - No, that made me sleepy. (2)

Today, my beautiful baby boy - the one they told me would be "unhealthy" - the one I almost aborted because of this false diagnosis - was born perfectly healthy at 9:27AM. MMT

#18083 (1) - Jul 16, 2014 by DG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (173) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, the day after the first fistful of my hair fell out, my daughter and her German Sheppard showed up for dinner, both of them with shaved bald heads. MMT

#18081 (0) - Jul 13, 2014 by LoveLearn - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (170) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, it's been a full year since my mom quit drinking on the day I showed her the bruises she never knew she gave me. MMT

#18080 (0) - Jul 12, 2014 by TrueG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (165) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, on my coming out to my mother, she told the whole family, adding that if they had a problem with it, she would have no problem burying them, dead or alive. MMT

#18078 (1) - Jul 10, 2014 by tori - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (216) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, I asked my mom, "When will life let me smile again?" And she hugged me and said, "In my experience, a happy person is not a person who's always in a good situation, but rather a person who always has a good attitude in every situation." MMT

#18076 (0) - Jul 8, 2014 by AnonG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (178) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today I was asked, "Don't you remember me from your Life Skills class at the County Jail? You taught me how to live life happily without a drink or a drug." I expressed how happy I was to see her doing so well. She then turned to my girlfriend and said, "I'll never forget that face," as she pointed to me. "That woman saves lives!" MMT

#18066 (0) - Jun 28, 2014 by ckmarlowe - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (193) - No, that made me sleepy. (28)

Today at 8am my doctor showed me the x-ray charts that clearly showed a solid mass in my abdomen. I cried for hours. My whole life seemed more precious than I could ever remember, and I just wanted to enjoy more of it. I spent the afternoon with my kids, laughing through my tears, until the doctor called me again at 6pm. “The biopsy results show a benign tumor,” he said. “It’s curable with a minor surgery.” This feeling of getting a second chance MMT.

#18062 (0) - Jun 24, 2014 by sterling35 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (254) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, when I asked my mom what she thought of me giving my girlfriend, who cheated on me last week for the second time, another chance, she said, "It’s always better to be alone with dignity than in a relationship that constantly requires you to sacrifice your happiness and self-respect." MMT

#18061 (0) - Jun 23, 2014 by Kev - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (272) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, my grandmother patted me on the back as I cried in her arms, and she whispered, "Honey, when things are tough, you must be tougher. Don't pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a tough one that leads to greatness." MMT

#18053 (1) - Jun 15, 2014 by fightingjen - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (247) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, the kid in our high school who just broke our school’s all-time bench press and lateral row weight lifting records was born with no legs. MMT

#18051 (0) - Jun 13, 2014 by jo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (171) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, after a false diagnosis last week, I found out I don’t have terminal pancreatic cancer. This unreal feeling like I just got a second chance at life MMT.

#18048 (0) - Jun 10, 2014 by butner - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (234) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, I have everything I said I wanted in the suicide note I wrote ten years ago just before I swallowed those pills. I'm so glad I got another chance. MMT

#18046 (0) - Jun 8, 2014 by thereason - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (245) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, the homeless man that used to sleep in the alleyway behind my apartment now works down the street at the gas station as an attendant. And he tells me he has his own studio apartment now too. But he still wears the Nike shoes I gave him two years ago he was on the streets, and he still thanks me every time I see him. MMT

#18045 (1) - Jun 7, 2014 by Ronan - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (302) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I met a man with two prosthetic legs who was skating incredibly well at an ice skating rink in New York. MMT

#18044 (0) - Jun 5, 2014 by AO - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (184) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, the kid he bullied every single day for four years of high school is the only reason he is alive. When he crashed his car into a guard rail after a graduation party, the kid he bullied pulled him from his burning car, gave him CPR, and called 911. If he lives, I'll be sure he knows. MMT

#18043 (0) - Jun 4, 2014 by kate - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (323) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, I am in the hospital getting blood transfusions and bone marrow transplants to fight my leukemia. I've been here since school let out three weeks ago. My best friend Shawn has been here with me the whole time. He literally hasn't left the hospital. His love and support MMT.

#18042 (0) - Jun 3, 2014 by Marc - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (250) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, my mom finally lost her 8th battle with cancer. But it's OK. She's been fighting two different forms of cancer on and off successfully for 44 years. And today was her 92nd birthday. MMT

#18041 (0) - Jun 2, 2014 by Marissa - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (316) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, my little brother was the only person who offered to help me move into my new apartment. He was born with Multiple sclerosis and can barely walk on his own without assistance. But he insisted on helping me, and he really did. MMT

#18038 (1) - May 30, 2014 by thatwilldo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (320) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, an 8th grade boy in my class brought one of my other 8th graders a bouquet of flowers simply because she mentioned yesterday that she had never received flowers from anyone before. She couldn't stop smiling for the rest of the day. MMT

#18037 (0) - May 29, 2014 by MJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (318) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

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