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Today, our daughter who was born 9 weeks prematurely, weighing in at barely three pounds, officially outgrew her preemie clothes. Despite the initial grave concerns from our doctors, and all the odds she had going against her, realizing she is going to be just fine makes me so thankful and MMT.

#15767 (2) - Nov 18, 2011 by Ari - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (675) - No, that made me sleepy. (46)

Today, four days before my 8-year-old son and I would be evicted from our apartment, a family owned hotel and resort hired me and gave me an unexpected $3500 signing bonus - the exact amount I needed to avoid eviction. The owner delivered the bonus to me personally. She said, "All the people I talked to during your background check had great things to say about you, except your landlord. I know what it feels like to be out of work. I was once in your shoes. Welcome aboard." MMT

#15093 (0) - Jul 31, 2011 by lilah - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1597) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, I still look for his face in public places, because they never found his body. I expect to see him riding his bike or out jogging. Most folks say he lost his life, but I can't believe he actually did. Not yet. MMT.

#16048 (0) - Mar 21, 2012 by Near - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (672) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, my boyfriend told me, "You can't live your life to the fullest if you’re not saying the things you want to say." So I told him, for the first time, that I loved him. He said, “I love you too.” MMT

#705 (2) - Aug 29, 2009 by Danielle - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1216) - No, that made me sleepy. (91)

Today, when I asked my 4-year-old son what he wanted for his birthday, he said, “I want you to love mommy again.” MMT

#17411 (4) - Feb 23, 2013 by abcla - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (840) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, at 3:40PM in my San Diego home, I put a gun to my head. Just as I pulled the trigger the ground began violently shaking from an earthquake. I lost my balance, the gun went off, but the bullet missed my body entirely. Tonight, I threw the gun in the ocean. MMT

#6280 (15) - Apr 8, 2010 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (4834) - No, that made me sleepy. (111)

Today, I returned home after being stationed in Iraq for 10 months and held my 1 month old son for the very first time. MMT

#1168 (11) - Sep 16, 2009 by Anonymous - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3274) - No, that made me sleepy. (160)

Today, while I was upset, my grandfather put his hand on my shoulder and said, “Right now everything seems like a big secret that you just can’t figure out. But trust me, as the years roll on you’ll slowly understand more and more. And someday, you’ll understand almost everything that makes no sense at all right now.” MMT

#9623 (1) - Aug 19, 2010 by JonnyV - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (789) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, after the accident, his parents picked up his personal effects from the coroner’s office. His mom told me his iPhone was open to a half-written text message addressed to me in response to a text message I had sent him moments before the accident. MMT

#11764 (6) - Dec 11, 2010 by CC - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2201) - No, that made me sleepy. (54)

Today, while playing with my 20-month-old daughter, I pretended to be sleeping. She covered me with a blanket, patted my back, then kissed me gently on the mouth - which is exactly what I do when I tuck her in at night. How closely our children watch us, and what they learn from our actions MMT.

#16521 (3) - Jul 30, 2012 by hlbixler - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1060) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, he is the best man in my wedding. Nine years ago, on my first day in the office, he was the random guy I shared a laugh with simply because we were wearing the same exact tie. MMT

#5980 (7) - Mar 27, 2010 by Ryo - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2711) - No, that made me sleepy. (150)

Today, my best friend from the time I was 4 – the only boy I have ever loved (I’m now 17) – died in a car accident. I always wanted to tell him how I felt – that I thought of him as more than a friend – but I never worked up enough courage to because I didn’t want it to change things between us. MMT

#1048 (5) - Sep 12, 2009 by missyou - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3461) - No, that made me sleepy. (105)

Today I was at work, and as always, I had to shout at the kids that jump on the display beds in our showroom. So I raised my voice at a young girl and she carried on. I shouted louder and she still didn't budge. Her slightly younger sister then came up to me and said, “She's deaf. Sorry, I’ll get her.” MMT

#1546 (2) - Sep 24, 2009 by Maeby_Surely - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1259) - No, that made me sleepy. (103)

Today, I think what bothers me the most is that my mother pretends not to understand why I will never leave my children alone at their house. MMT

#16071 (1) - Mar 29, 2012 by lostchances - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (664) - No, that made me sleepy. (62)

Today, when she woke up from an eleven month coma, she kissed me and said, “Thank you for being here, and telling me those beautiful stories, and never giving up on me... And yes, I will marry you.” MMT

#6202 (20) - Apr 3, 2010 by engaged - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (7236) - No, that made me sleepy. (162)

Today, I realized that I don’t hate you. I just hate the fact that you don’t love me the way you love her. But I’m trying to be okay with it for our son. MMT

#5300 (1) - Mar 1, 2010 by kara - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1273) - No, that made me sleepy. (80)

Today I was at an arcade. I won a few thousand tickets and was trying to decide what to get from the prize counter when I saw a little kid staring longingly at the toys. He only had a few strands of tickets in his hand and his father was comforting him, because he didn't have enough tickets for the toy he really wanted. So, I bent down, tapped his shoulder and handed him all of my tickets. The surprised, excited look on his face was priceless and MMT.

#16321 (1) - Jun 14, 2012 by Handy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (548) - No, that made me sleepy. (28)

Today as I was waiting for a bus, I watched as a homeless man was walking across the street after having just bought a small meal from a street vendor with the change he had saved up. A driver who wasn’t looking almost hit him, causing the man to drop his food all over the ground. The car ran over the food as it sped away. Two nearby strangers pitched in and bought the man another meal from the same street vendor. MMT

#17095 (0) - Dec 6, 2012 by kait - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (773) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, I called the little dorm where I've been living for the last three months "Home" for the first time. I'll always miss my hometown and family, but I think I've finally settled into the next step of my life, even though I was homesick and thought I never would. MMT

#16217 (1) - May 18, 2012 by Amay13 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (272) - No, that made me sleepy. (111)

Today, I was in my car at a red light on my way to drop my 7-year-old daughter off at school when a homeless man walked up to my car holding a sign that read, “I’m Hungry. Please help me.” I was about to start driving again when my daughter rolled down the back window and handed him her bagged lunch. MMT

#6157 (1) - Apr 1, 2010 by Tommy - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2740) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

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