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11/22/2013

Earlier this month I went to a Mortified show in the city where regular adults read excerpts from their teenage diaries. It gave me some inspiration to share some interesting pieces from the diary I kept from February 2000 to May 2007. Not religiously--just a few written posts here and there. Keep in mind I was between 13-16 when I wrote most of this crap rubbish drivel. A time when I thought Mario Tennis was killer and a boy was going to be my soulmate simply because we liked the same cartoons.

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  2. This was precious, I liked reading these, sounded not too far from stuff I would have written at the time. The Blink 182 bit was sweet! Loved them :) Have a great Friday doll x

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  3. This is brilliant, its put a smile on my face. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Oh.My.Gosh. I love love love this post, Cheryl! I kept all my diaries when I was a teenager, but mine are really stupid...no joke. Thank you for sharing yours. Heehee....it's interesting to see what we thought were important when we were young, eh?

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  5. So interesting. Wow, and Blink 182 was your first concert, I used to listen to them! Enjoy the weekend.

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  6. I LOVE this post!! I brought a GIANT smile to my face!! :)

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    Diana
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  7. very lovely post.
    you really had me smiling.
    XOXO

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  8. LOL, love these entries. A little bit of arrogance can go a long way :)

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  9. This was just completely adorable! I smiled from begnning to end :)

    Hayfa
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  10. It's so cute that you reflected back upon your teenage self like this.

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  11. How cute! I think mine are way embarrassing. It wasn't a regular thing I did, but every once and a while I would write whatever was on my mind. A lot of the time it was when I was frustrated or angry. lol

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  12. This is wonderful of you to share, its like reading a book from when I was a teen, so adorable! Thanks for your insightful comment, have a splendid weekend doll!

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  13. HaHaHa Cheryl! You were too funny girl. I think I burned mine. LOL It's always interesting to go back and read what you wrote. To yourself, you're thinking I said that...I did that...I was worried about THAT? HaHaHa Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend.
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  14. Haha, it was so much fun reading your old diary, I think I wrote in the same way you did! :D
    I rememeber back then everything was so complicated- all the boy situations & the girl dramas! I am so lucky I survived that phase! :D

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  15. Oh how this brings back memories!! I used to keep tabs of almost everything in a lil book, but I must say it's hard trying to keep it hidden so no one finds it. lol!! I remember changing the hiding position everyday! lol!
    Great post dear!

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  16. This is adorable, Cheryl! I actually just uncovered ALL of my old journals and shredded them - I felt like the amount of boy talk was just downright embarrassing. :P

    xx

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  17. You're so brave! I love this post! It makes me wish I had kept a journal. But alas.

    Also, thank you :]
    I totally thought of how much you like Chris Hemsworth when I saw your comment.

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  18. Blink 182 concert!! Oh man.

    It's so much fun to re-read our self written histories, isn't it? And, wait, isn't Mr. A your husband now? Or was that a teacher?

    Such a fun and unique post :)

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  19. LOL, what's with the crutches?

    Your diary is way better than the ones I kept. Pretty much all of my entries were full of teenage angst!

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