My First Day Of High School Essay

709 Words Jun 18th, 2016 3 Pages
I can remember my first day of high school as if it were yesterday. I was so excited to be one step closer to my dreams. I had been told on numerous occasions that high school will go by quickly and that I should cherish the four years I spent in it. I was very excited to go to an enormous high school full of so many other people like me. But, little did I know, the first two years of high school would be some of the hardest years of my life. High school effected my physical, emotional, and spiritual self. High school had a big effect on me physically. As freshman year progressed, I started to feel insecure. I didn’t look like all of the other girls, who were very tall and thin. I felt very out of place as I looked at everyone around me. I would put on tons of makeup to try to look as perfect as possible. Every day I looked into the bright lights of my vanity and saw all the imperfections I had. I wanted to change my image so that people would like me. My focus was looking the same as the other girls. I even died my hair a bright shade of purple so that I could get noticed. I hated my weight and height. I wore boots almost every day so that I appeared taller. When talking to large groups of people, I began to see weird quirks I had. For example, I would always move and tap when someone was talking to me. People started noticing that I always did this, so they would call me out for it. So, I would start to not pay attention when people were talking to me because I was trying…

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