Time for another "on this day in my history"! We'll go through my diaries and paraphrase what was said there for December 12th each year, starting with 2004.
Sunday, December 12th, 2004, 5th Grade
A "plain day," in which I learned the disgusting fact that chocolate has wax in it.
Monday, December 12th, 2005, 6th Grade
I was late to school, but got two books at the library. We did data collection in Language Arts. I was very conflicted about two brothers whom I had a crush on and which one I liked more and whether they liked me or not. I also wrote a wish list for Christmas, which included rollerblades, a bunch of electronics, and a bunch of American Girl stuff.
Tuesday, December 12th, 2006, 7th Grade
On the bus, I felt bad because some of the others were teasing this very intimidating high school boy that probably wasn't affected by it at all, actually, and then they threw another girl our age's hat around for a while, and then they started writing bad words in the window condensation, which I wiped off. Classes were normal, although apparently I was very annoyed to not have a hairbrush with me. I called out the guy who had been mean on the bus during the class we had together, and was somewhat amused at how confused that made him, and then spent lunch watching him because I had a big crush on him. For a school activity, I decided to go see the Eragon movie, along with half of everyone else.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007, 8th Grade
As was par for 8th grade, I was feeling very shaky about myself. I tried to work up the nerve to sit further in the back on the bus, and made it a couple rows further than usual. Spent a lot of time being introspective and went to the usual classes, during which one girl who I was sort-of friends with wasn't talking to me, for some reason. I worked on writing out the sheet music for a Gifted & Talented project, had a funny conversation yelling across the cafeteria with another friend of mine, got my braces tightened, and went to a band concert.
Friday, December 12th, 2008, 9th Grade
I wrote out a plan (one of our many) to get the attention of the guy I liked by having my friends write a very specific and directed "conversation" passed in notes about my emotional state and the fact that I was not into another guy, and then drop it in front of his friends so they could pass it on. Legit stuff, guys.
Saturday, December 12th, 2009, 10th Grade
My mom's side of the family had a Christmas party during which I played with one of my first cousins, a baby boy, and felt very fat.
Sunday, December 12th, 2010, 11th Grade
I got in a bit of a fight with my family during church, and then I did homework and typed up old diaries. We also had tithing settlement with the church that evening. I was having a rough time with balancing my schoolwork pre-midterm and my fibromyalgia, which was a new thing for me, and I also was very concerned about the logistics of kissing, for no real reason.
Monday, December 12th, 2011, 12th Grade
My classes were normal, and my friends and I had a lot of fun at lunch, but I was pretty worn out because I could feel a snowstorm coming on. Worked on WHAT IT TAKES TO DEAL a lot and kept track of where my crush was at, per usual.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012, Freshman in College
I took two finals, which went fine, but I felt very off all day for some reason. Took a nap that only got me more disoriented and then sang karaoke with my friends that evening, which made me feel stupid despite my attempts to be confident.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013, (Almost) Sophomore in College
I hadn't started at BYU-I yet, so I was at home editing WHAT IT TAKES TO DEAL. I took Mountain, a once-feral kitten I was fostering, to the vet because he had a habit of peeing on my stuff. I finished watching Merlin and also watched Titanic.
Friday, December 12th, 2014, Junior in College
I had a headache and managed to worsen it by getting in a fight with a professor about the fact that I get bored easily in class and would start doing my work while she was lecturing. She called me out in front of the whole class and told me I might as well not come (which I totally wouldn't if attendance wasn't mandatory). Then she was totally nice to a guy who was doing exactly the same thing, which was very annoying. I talked to my mom about some troubles my brothers were having at home, and then the rest of my classes were normal. I started getting very anxious and I wasn't sure why that evening.
So there's December 12th! Hope you guys are having a happy one. I'll see you again on Tuesday.
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