The End of My Senior Year- The Isolation Diaries: Ep.2 –

   Welcome back to the Isolation Diaries, in this second episode, I will be speaking about what I learned my senior year and what I wish I knew before this year started. 

   For me, my senior year was overall one of the best years of high school I’ve had. I was never a confident person, let alone social, but this year, I wanted it to be different. I told myself before  my first day of senior year that I would try and make the most of it and get out of my comfort zone; I couldn’t break that promise. 

  From the very first day on September 3, all the way to my last day March 13, I made some pretty amazing memories that I will cherish forever, from lessons that I had to learn to becoming the person I am today. Even though I only made a few friends, that didn’t matter; those people guided and supported me in my toughest times. I learned that one: it’s okay to cry and feel those sad emotions, it’s going to help you heal. Two: You’re going to fall so many times, but what matters is how many times you get back up. Three: It’s okay to close yourself off to practice self love. Four: Be weird, don’t try so hard to be perfect, because no one is. Five: If a person is negative and only brings you down, let them go. It’s going to hurt letting them out of your life, but trust me, it’s for the better. I never believed people when they said that high school goes fast, but let me tell you, it does. So if you, the one reading this, is scared of the unknown, don’t be scared. The journey is what matters. Go day by day and don’t rush the process; life moves fast, so enjoy the little things. Tell your friends and family you love them and hug them because you never know when the last time you’re going to see them will be. 

I wish I knew that on that Friday, March 13, it would be my last day of high school. I would have said thank you to all my teachers and hugged all my friends one last time. I’m trying to think on the bright side of it all and know that I did make the most of it, I did make amazing friends and memories, and that’s what I’m thankful for. Because of my senior year, I became more confident, I know my worth and I now know that everything will truly be okay in the end. After all the meltdowns and tears, I came out stronger than ever before. Thank you, senior year, for shaping me into who I am today and preparing me for the next coming years, I can’t wait to see what the future holds. Stay healthy and positive. Here’s to growing up.

Above is my Newspaper class, some of them I’ve known for four years, others I met this year, I’ve had the opportunity to help some of them grow. I’m so glad I had them this year in Newspaper, made some amazing friends. I wish them the best of luck <3  Always live in the present, and truly enjoy every single moment.

Signing off for one last time, thanks for giving me a platform to express my creativity and honesty.

With love,

Adriana Sanchez

Class of 2020

Once an E-Rab always an E-Rab.