Sunday, January 23, 2011

WOW!!! Where did time go?

Again, I was pondering in the car (I really do over ponder in the car) about how I can't believe I am already in 8th grade. It's amazing how fast time has gone by. I can't believe that eighth grade is half over. Or should I say it is half complete? Who knows. But, I only have a couple months until my middle school years are over... That's scary.

Next year at this time I will be in a new school and I will be in my very first year of high school. I can't believe the thought of me being in high school. That sounds so old! F-F-F-Flashback- I remember being in 6th grade seeing my sister, Ange, in high school, thinking that she is so old. Then BAM, I am going to high school next year. I never thought of me being in high school. 

- Another flashback-

Last year at this time, I would have finished my first exams. I would have been in awe of me actually taking my first exam (Which surprisingly wasn't as scary as I thought it would be).

It felt like yesterday I was celebrating my 5th birthday. I thought I was so old then. I was proud (Don't ask me why. I was young). The craziness is, soon I will be celebrating my 14th birthday. That’s like officially jumping into teenage years. I only have weeks till I am done being a pre-teen. My sister is going to go to college in two years. To me that is CRAZY! She is going to be an adult in two years. I may move in two years. This is also crazy to me. It’s weird seeing someone who you haven’t seen for years all grown up.

-Flash forward (Although obviously I haven't seen it. Or have I?)-

Before I know it, I will be graduating high school. I will be going to college soon. Life will fly by before I know it. That's why you always HAVE to plan ahead. Always plan for the worst because life could be over before you plan for it. Life is such a complicated subject. Life is mind blowing. Like exams.

Have you’ve ever had this feeling or thought before?        


  1. Are you kidding me? I ALWAYS think about that stuff. I could totally relate to this post!

  2. This post has SO MUCH TRUTH IN IT.

  3. tehe I agrree with Brookie its so scary how time flies, I can rembering stressing out about my tests and what I was going to do and I'm still do that same things but its like 10 times the stress and I wish I didnt stress out that much becuase itwasnt worth it XD and watching other people age and grow can be ever more scarier!

  4. The funny thing is I'm going through the EXACT same thing. 116 (yes, I'm counting) days until my school year is over (including weekends) and then I will be in high school. That's so weird considering when I was younger, I too looked up at my older cousins and remember thinking how awesomely old they were because they were in high school. Hahaha. CRAZY!
    Great post:)

  5. I think about this all the time. I'm turning twenty in June, and it feels like it was just yesterday that I was applying and worrying about getting into university.

    Time goes by so quickly as you get older.

  6. I can't believe it either. It feels like I'm just starting 3rd grade next year, but in reality I'm starting 9th. Well time flies when you're having fun!! Sometimes it makes me sad that time is going by so fast but it just makes me excited for all the good times that are going to come!!
    Love this post!!

  7. OMG. I'll be a senior in high school next year and I'm always thinking back to my younger years. I'm so afriad that my future is going to look a lot like me working at Wal-mart for min. wage while I live at home with mother. I'm so scared I'm going to fail at life.

    But try not to freak out to much and enjoy the next four years of high school. They'll be gone before you know it.

    I really liked this post, but it makes me sad to think that one day, the life I know will be gone.

  8. In answering your question, very much so. I'm also in 8th grade, though I celebrated my 14th birthday over the summer. These thoughts continue to haunt me after a talk at the dinner table with parents about college and high school, or right before falling asleep.

  9. Great post! High school sounds old to me. I can't believe that next year we will be there!

  10. This post is amazing! I ALWAYS get hit by random thoughts like this! Time. Literally. Flies.
    No joke! It used to be an exaggeration but no more! it does fly!

  11. Your right, Life does go by fast, and cars are good for pondering. I am actually in the grade lower than you!! I so know how you feel, and how you think people are old than your that age and you say- what was I thinking then?!
    But don't worry about thinking to far ahead!! Yes time will go by fast but, sometimes I think it is nice when you let life take you by surprise!!!

  12. Time goes by so fast!
    I can't believe this is my last teenage year. I'm kinda freaking out!!! It's scary!
    I hope you have a lovely week.


  13. omz time does go by fast!!!
    great post!
    lots of pondering opporunities :)
    one question
    how can you be in grade 8 and almost be 14?
    is school different in america???

  14. Sooooo agree! I'm in the same position as you as I'm the same age as you are and |I'm starting to think about m future career, blah, blah, blah :P I always think back to when I was little and realise how much time has passed.

    In Scotland grade 8 is called 2nd year, you're in 2nd year when you're 12 and 13 and sometimes 14 depending on your birthday. America is soooo different to Scotland when it comes to school... :S

  15. Caroline- school is different in America because everyone by the end of eighth grade will be 14!

  16. Us 8th graders!We have to stick together! I cant believe I'm getting my high school acceptance letters or not so acceptance letters I am so scared!

  17. Margaret-- posting this now at the end of 10th grade the night before the latin exam because I really don't want to study Apollo & Daphne -- this blog is the best thing I've seen ever. "Life is mind blowing. Like exams." Best Margaret quote ever. when we're seniors I'm writing that on my kilt. just wait.


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