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1. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Was it worth it?

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

That sounds like another way of asking if you have regrets. So - no regrets. It was worth it.

3. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 10y

A wise friend gave me this bit of advice once:

Your job in life isn't to be perfect, it's to survive. Because if you don't survive, you'll never get the chance to fix your mistakes. So I can't tell you if something was worth it, because it's not past tense yet, I'm still working on it.

4. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

I suppose it could mean no regrets Tway... It's hard for me to say if I have any or not. Q-man I like that outlook, perhaps some of us are past the survival stage and are onto the fixing your mistakes? I wonder if you know when that time comes.

5. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 10y

Of course it was worth it......maybe not for you, but I had fun....

If you gain experience in life from "it", then "it" is always worth it, be it good or bad (unless "It" is a giant flesh-eating clown...then you're screwed either way)

6. Posted by SeeTheSky (Respected Member 558 posts) 10y

There isn't a moment in life, good or bad, that isn't worth it.

here i sit, with a black eye, a cold, just gettin over pink eye and im spittin up blood, in a not-so furnished apartment with not-so much food in it, with bad knees and blistered feet, no way to get around but walk, n tryin to make ends meet. I feel like shit..

and all in all, i couldnt be happier. been having the time of my life, as usual. the moral of the story? who the fick knows, its yours to figure out. all the shit i did to end up a mess right now? yea. it sure as hell was worth it. thats why im a smilin' mess.

love ya,
Evan

7. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 10y

Damn Evan - what did you do to end up like that??? Feel like shit? Sounds like you look like it too! I think you were safer in Florida, but then - would that have been worth it...

Yup - worth every second of it. Have learned a lot and have a lot left to learn.

8. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

Evan! I want to bake you a batch of muffins and buy you some of that aloe-lotion Kleenex. But you're an inspiration - down and out and happy as can be. Now, don't forget to wash your hands and take your vitamin C.

9. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Great replies everyone, and I couldn't agree more. No regrets is the way to live.

10. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 10y

Well, My dad used to say:
"On your death bed you never regret things you done, just those you didn't"