Things That Happened at 17

On the eve of my 18th birthday, I decided to list unforgettable events during my 17th year.
  1. I had my first kiss
    & stuff ;)
  2. I had my first real boyfriend
  3. I got a pair of Birkenstocks
  4. I lost a family member
    And attended my first funeral
  5. I got into college
  6. I had my second real boyfriend
  7. I discovered my love for teaching/children
    And now I'm considering getting a teaching degree
  8. I graduated high school
  9. I got drunk for the first time
    Fun.
  10. I took drugs for the first time
    Not fun. I was tripping really hard and thought I was dead.
  11. I saw my idol in person
    @mindy :-))))))
  12. I traveled to London
    And decided to study abroad during college
  13. I joined li.st
    @bjnovak :-))))
  14. I made the important life decision to become the person I've always wanted to be.
    I decided to stop being so unhappy with myself and start doing things that bring me joy, and ultimately be proud of myself.
  15. Goodbye, 17. Thanks for being the most important year of my life.
    I am no longer the dancing queen, young and sweet only 17 :(