My Life!

  • Prenatal Development and Birth

    After developing for nine months, on June 23, 1989 at 3:02 a.m. I was born. My lungs collapsed and I was very sick, however after much care from doctors at the University of Michigan I was cured and sent home.
  • The First Two years: Biosocial Development

    My mom told me that I slept a lot during the day, but would wake up at all times during the night. I was also breastfed during this time. A little after I turned 1 was able to walk all by myself.
  • The first two years: Cognitive Development

    Around the time I am one, I begin to say my first words, first of which is mama. A few months later I drive my mom crazy and I begin to do things just to see what happens, for instance enjoyed taking change or dollars I found and putting them either in the toilet and flushing or down a heat vent.
  • The first two years: Psychosocial Development

    My mom was a stay at home so I became very attached with her. I hated to be seperated from my mom, everytime she would leave I would cry for long periods of time. We went to visit my grandmother at least once a week so I became close with her as well.
  • The Play Years: Biosocial Development

    I loved to color all the time, and my mom still has a lot of my pictures from back then. I was also a very picky eater. During this time I also learned how to tie my shoe.
  • The Play Years: Cognitive Development

    I had begun kindergarten, and I loved story time. My mom would always read to me at home, so it was comforting to come to kindergarten and be read to there as well. Also, during kindergarten I was a pretty good reader.
  • The Play Years: Psychosocial Development

    I was in kindergarten, and I was very social with the other kids. I could also be a little trouble maker and do things I knew I shouldn't just because it was fun to me! Also, I would take a toy away from a classmate just for fun or not let them play with mine.
  • The School Years: Biosocial Development

    I was around the same height and weight as everyone else in my class. I also enjoyed trying new activities, my favorite being playing on my school's basketball team for the young kids.
  • The School Years: Cognitive Development

    I hated math, and I wasn't very good at it. Also, my love for reading really furthered at this point. I loved going to the library and getting books, especially mystery stories.
  • The School Years: Psychosocial Development

    I got along with pretty much everyone, and had many friends. Friends were very important to me and I always wanted to hang out with them. I began having sleepovers and liked to at least once every couple weeks.
  • Adolescence: Biosocial Development

    I was home with my mom, when early in the morning I realized I began my menstrual period.
  • Adolescence: Pyschosocial Development

    I started to develop very close friendships, that to this day I still have and cherish. Friends and sleepovers were very important to me, and I loved to spend as much time as possible with them. Also, my dad and I started to distance and not get along with him as I did when I was little.
  • Adolescence: Cognitive Development

    My favorite subjects in school was spelling and reading, and I was very good at it. My mom would constantly have me read at home, so it would help me at school as well.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    My dad and I got in a huge arguement, and I decided to move in with my grandparents. Also, I had gotten my first job at Hollister Co at the mall.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I had been going to Catholic school all my life, yet I feel like this is when I truly started developing my faith and my views.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I became very health conscious and wanted to work out all the time and eat healthy. I had lost a lot of weight, which not only improved my physical appearance, but my self esteem. Losing weight also made me average weight for girl's my age.
  • Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    Around the age of 27, I am to be married and within the year have twins, one girl and one boy.
  • Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I will learn how to maturely handle situations with my wonderful husband robby, and together we will grow not only within our relationship, but we will be wonderful parents.
  • Adulthood:Cognitive Development

    I will be in Nurse Practioner with a bachelors in both psychology and nursing. I will love my job and helping everyone
  • Late Adulthood: Biosocial

    Today is my 65th birthday, and I am a survivor of breast cancer. I am eating well and trying to walk daily to keep my health up. Lookswise, I am ageing will, just like my mother and grandmother are.
  • Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I am retired at this point, but staying involved in my grandchildren's events and activities. I will also be more involved in church activities.
  • Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    At 79 years old, I am going through memory loss. I will begin needing more help with remembering things, and help with activities since my health is beginning to deteroiate.
  • Death

    The day of my death, considering my family history I believe at this time I will have lost my battle with cervical cancer.