Psychology

  • My Birthday

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    Biosocial : First 2 Years

    I Knew who my parents were, they were my only caregivers at this time. Started to crawl.
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    First 2 Years: Cognitive

    I was pretty normal in the regards to development. Started to recognize things to play with and began to learn how to walk
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    First 2 Years: Psychosocial

    I had a little separation anxiety when I had to go to my aunts for her to watch me while my parents were at work (towards the end of age 2)
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    Early Childhood: Biosocial Development

    Up to the age of 6- I had a pretty normal growth pattern. I was a little underweight, but i was also only 5lbs when i was born. I was eating healthy and was in the normal percentile for brain development.I was talking and running around with a lot of energy.
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    Early Childhood: Cognitive Development

    These again were years that i had developed at a normal rate. i was on track for learning and was in the normal range for reading, writing and social interactions. i was fortunate enough to not have any disabilites when it came to learning.
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    Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development

    i was very playful and would act out roles as if i were a waitress or chef. i would play dress up and would always want to wear my mom's shoes. My parents used more ofthe authoritative parenting role.
  • Baby Brother was born

  • Went to Preschool

    Started at my first preschool
  • started fulltme school

    I was a little anxious, but I liked school
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    Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development

    During this time of my life i had only one health concern and that was when i had my tonsils taken out. I was an overall healthy child and become active in sports. i played t-ball in my younger years and advanced to softball, basketball, and cheerleading around the age of 10. I was still on track as far as brain development and learning
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    Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development

    I was a very intelligent child and was very good in spelling, I had even won a spelling bee around the age of 10. School did not tend to be that difficult for me.
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    Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development

    During this time i was a very confident child. i was well liked by most of my classmates. i was excelling in school and was also very good in the sports that i applied myself to. Bullying was never a big problem with the kids that i grew up with.
  • Surgery

    I had my first surgery by having my tonsils taken out
  • Sports

    Started my sporting career with T-ball
  • Changes

    I had to get braces. I was one of the first kids in my class to get them. I was very embarrassed and did not want anyone to know. after about a month in school, 3 other kids had gotten them. that made me feel a lot better
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    Adolescence: Biosocial Development

    At this time of my life I was a little early in dveloping and puberty. At age 11 I hit puberty and was a little chunky. I was eating heathy and was aware of my body and the image I wanted to have.
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    Adolescent::Cognitive Development

    At this point, there were a lot of transitions being made in life. There was the entering into highschool,which I was very nervous about I was still on track when it came to my studies, but I was beginning to notice that I was having a little trouble in school with math.
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    Adolescence: Psychosocial Development

    While in highschool there were many new experiences such as formal dances and a lot more boys in school than I was used to seeing. I had my first boyfriend in 9th grade (which did not last long) I had my first party where parents were not there. There was alcohol and smoking. These were all new things for me to experience, however, i think I did very well in not falling into peer pressure.
  • Death

    I had to experience the first Death in my family. My dads uncle (who was like a father to him and a grandfather to me) had passed away. I was a bundle of emotions.
  • End of Grade School

    8th grade graduation. Time to move on to highschool
  • Highschool

    Started Hihschool. I was beyond nervous and was hoping I was going to make a lot of friends.
  • Another Death

    My mothers mom passed away from lung cancer. This was very difficultfor me because we were very close.
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    Senior Year of Hghschool

    There were many things that happened. My grandfather (father or my mom) passed away from a stroke. I was on spring break when I got the news. I graduated from highschool and many of my friends were leaving to go away to college and I was staying home.
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    Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    At this time in my life I believe That I was in the best shape I have been in thus far in my life. I was very active and very concerned with my appearance. I was exercising quite a bit and unfortunately tore my ACL. This injury put quite a damper on my physical activity for about a year.
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    Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I moved away to go to college at Michigan State University, which was a whole new experience. I was very scared at first. I got over that fear and enjoyed myself as much as i could. I learned the stresses of college life and also the fun times.
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    Emerging Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    During this period of my life I continued to stay friends with some of the girls I went to highschool with. They are to this day some of my best friends. In 2006 I met a man who I would be in a long 41/2 year relationship with.
  • Graduation

    I graduated with a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University.
  • College

    Started my first year of college and Eastern Michigan University. I did not like it here because i was commuting and did not have many friends.
  • Sophomore year of college

    I started a new college0 Michigan State University. since i did not like commuting i had decided it was time for me to leave home. I hated being away for the first few months, but got very used to it and would say that was one of the best decisions of my life.
  • Another Surgery

    I had torn my ACL and had to have it repaired. I was very disappointed because I was a very active person always playing sports and working out.
  • First real job

    I had gotten my first real job at a mental health facility working as a receptionist.
  • Death

    My grandma (dads mother) passed away.
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    Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I am 27 years old and a lot of people say I look like I am 18. I am not that tall and do look young. I hope to stay this way for quite sometime! I still enjoy working out and doing active things, but I can already tell my metabolism has slowed compared to when i was 20! I have not had any kids.
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    Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I feel that I still learn new things on a daily basis. I also feel that I am beginning to think a little more"logically" than i was when i was younger. As the old saying goes" Im starting to sound like my mother" I hope to stay as alert and knowledgeable as i can
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    Adulthood:Psychosocial Development

    I still have many close friends that I am thankful for. I no longer have a boyfriend and do not have any children. I hope to be married and have kids in the next 3-4years.
  • New Job

    Started a New Job at a different mental health facility where i work more closely with the children
  • Back to school

    Decided that what i orginally wanted to do for a career was not what I really wanted. I have decided to go back and get a bachelors degree in Nursing.
  • Career

    I hope to be settled with the career path of being a nurse and obtaining a good full time position.
  • Marriage

    I have not yet gotten married. But i am predicting to be married by this date
  • Baby

    I would like to have a child by this time- may be twins because my dad is a fraternal twin!
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    :Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I have not had any family history of grandparents with dementia or alzheimers. I hope I can keep my memory and brain function as active as possible
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    Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I at this time in my life have no grandparents. The parents of my mother both died at very early ages. I hope I can stay as active as I can to help reduce the likelihood of dying at a young age.
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    Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I hope I can find the love of my life and remain married until death do us part. I hope I have at least 3 kids and later in life I hope I am alive to see my grandchildren and great grandchildren
  • Death

    I hope i can live as long as possible.