I Believe in Laughing Everyday

Megan - Bardstown, Kentucky
Entered on November 18, 2008
Age Group: Under 18

I very rarely go a day with out laughing. But the days I do, are not good ones. Laughing, for me, is like releasing all my stress and anger in one little joke. I love a person who can make me laugh. Laughing falls in the top five things I have to do everyday in order to have a good day. I believe in laughing everyday.

I can remember my favorite laugh of all. I was in the seventh grade in my incredibly boring, two hour long Language Arts class. Let me fill you in that I’m the kind of person that if something is boring, I have to make it not boring, by: laughing. My best friend, Meredith and I were in this class together and we pretty much never shut up. We were consistently talking, making jokes that no one understood but us, and staying in trouble with Mr. V, our teacher. Besides the fact that we laughed twenty-four-seven, we were not discreet about it at all.

So, one day each student had to go up in front of the class and read our papers. Well Luke, a boy who sat with Meredith and I in this class, went up to read his paper. It wasn’t two sentences into the first paragraph Meredith and I were laughing so hard tears were coming from our eyes. Luke’s pants were unzipped. I don’t know why we thought it was so funny; after all, we were in the seventh grade and should be mature about these sorts of things. But we talked about it for the rest of the day and laughed about it for the rest of the day too.

Have you ever laughed so hard you cried? Well if you haven’t, you should try it sometime. It’s worth letting your mascara run if you’re a girl, and if you’re a guy it’s worth letting down that hard front. So my message to you is just let it go and laugh until you cry.