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Today, my little sister's gymnastics coach gave all his teenage gymnasts an anonymous questionnaire asking about they’re eating habits. 1 in 3 of the gymnasts admitted that they struggled with an eating disorder. Tonight, the coach and all the girls got together and formed a bi-weekly support group to openly discuss nutrition, body types, feelings, etc. and help the anonymous victims in the group get through it. MMT

#15999 (2) - Feb 29, 2012 by blake - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (699) - No, that made me sleepy. (40)

Today, we were told by our family doctor that my dad only has a month left to live. We cried, laughed and cried some more together. Tonight, my dad asked me if he could spend the first night in my new condo with me. I smiled and said, “Of course.” The kicker… I don't move in for another 2 months. MMT

#322 (3) - Aug 18, 2009 by blushtorush - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2385) - No, that made me sleepy. (78)

Today, the doctor apologized to me, with tears in her eyes, for not being able to save either of my twin daughters. MMT

#18087 (0) - Jul 20, 2014 by Betty - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (468) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, my friend just underwent his 15th surgery in 4 years for a rare form of stomach cancer. Today was also his 15th birthday. MMT

#17046 (2) - Nov 13, 2012 by falling1 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (548) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, for the four hours he was breathing, his father and I loved him for a lifetime. MMT

#7810 (4) - Jun 6, 2010 by Sami - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3196) - No, that made me sleepy. (49)

Today at 7AM, I pulled over on my way to work to help a lady change a flat tire. At 4PM, she saved my life when she randomly saw me downtown and yanked me backwards out of a crosswalk as a car ran the red light. MMT

#5206 (2) - Feb 24, 2010 by Ted - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3051) - No, that made me sleepy. (66)

Today, I told my son’s teacher that I worry about him sometimes. That I feel like he’s lost. She smiled and said, “He’s not lost. He’s just finding his way.” MMT

#9986 (1) - Aug 30, 2010 by hbs - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (914) - No, that made me sleepy. (111)

Today, when I told my boss that I'll be getting married at 24, she looked at me as if she expected me to be more intelligent than that. MMT

#4108 (6) - Jan 20, 2010 by britney - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (835) - No, that made me sleepy. (433)

Today, many years after the fact, I realized the man she left me for is basically a carbon copy of the man I used to be. I'm a supporter of the phrase “change is good,” but I’m left here thinking that there might be exceptions. MMT

#16555 (0) - Aug 14, 2012 by Pepperismylover - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (380) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, I was thinking about the saying, “The good die young.” I never realized how true this was until today when my one true role model died of breast cancer at the age of 40 (leaving behind 2 beautiful baby boys). Despite this I would still give ANYTHING to be as amazing as she was. MMT

#2058 (0) - Oct 18, 2009 by Kris - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (923) - No, that made me sleepy. (67)

Today, I was disgusted by my mother when she pretended not to understand why I will never leave my daughter alone at their house. MMT

#4231 (5) - Jan 25, 2010 by Kaley - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2154) - No, that made me sleepy. (246)

Today, when my commanding officers handed me a medal for saving two soldier’s lives in Afghanistan, all I could think about was how I wasn't able to save the other three. MMT

#15567 (4) - Sep 29, 2011 by rob - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1770) - No, that made me sleepy. (39)

Today, my friends and I were at McDonalds when a homeless man walked in. The manager was trying to kick him out because he didn’t have enough change to buy anything. Then in the middle of the commotion, a teenage girl walked up to him and said, “I was going to get happy meal, but you can have it. I have a bagged lunch too.” and gave him her money. MMT

#17353 (0) - Jan 25, 2013 by AJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (528) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, I got laid off. This evening, 14 of the parents from my class of 22 8th graders called my house to tell me their kids are upset and that I’ll be missed. MMT

#10598 (1) - Sep 23, 2010 by xteacher - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1290) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, a few months after my fifth bone marrow donation for my 8-year-old cousin who is battling leukemia, I found out that he is now healthy enough to return to "normal daily activity." He starts school again next week. MMT

#15753 (1) - Nov 12, 2011 by realways - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (865) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, a random woman in an Escalade pulled up to the donation drop-off door at the homeless shelter where I work and dropped off 46 bags of fresh groceries completely unannounced. MMT

#13574 (2) - Mar 27, 2011 by LetItShine - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1436) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, after my father lost his job 4 months ago, we all live together in a small 2 bedroom apartment and we eat dinner together every night as a family. We’re closer now than we ever were before. MMT

#10622 (1) - Sep 24, 2010 by kst - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1048) - No, that made me sleepy. (39)

Today, I was nervous at first, and then amazed, when I watched the two neighborhood thugs, who always hang outside of my small grocery store, help an elderly white woman to her car as she was struggling to carry all of her groceries by herself. MMT

#16567 (0) - Aug 20, 2012 by CoCo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (534) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, during a discussion with my father about personal growth, he said, “Remember, the acquisition of knowledge doesn't mean you're growing. Growing happens when what you know changes how you live.” MMT

#12744 (0) - Feb 12, 2011 by devon2u - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (983) - No, that made me sleepy. (77)

Today, after I picked her up from her broken down car at 3AM, she hugged me and said, “Thank you for being my best friend.” She had never called me that before so it made me smile. “Best friend, eh?” I joked with her. “When did I earn that title?” She smiled back and said, “A long time ago, but I guess I was just confronted with it tonight. Ya know? A friend you can call up at 3AM is someone really special.” MMT

#17338 (0) - Jan 18, 2013 by Robby - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (508) - No, that made me sleepy. (28)

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