Lifes short have fun

Luke - Rapid, South Dakota
Entered on May 3, 2009
Age Group: 18 - 30
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Life is short so why waste time? I believe in having fun, and living like everyday is your last day. We are blessed to have all the freedoms in this world that we have. So why not have a little fun in life?

When I was younger I used to be one of the shyest people in our grade. Day after day it was no fun doing the same thing over and over, having one or two friends who I could actually talk to continuously. I was like a mime. I thought to myself why am I doing this? This is no fun. Am I going to just live my life being a no one, not having any fun?

I was shy all the way from preschool until about the end of my seventh grade year. I don’t know how I let myself even go on that long. Its like I was a outsider for nine whole years. I was missing out on fun the whole beginning of my life until I was an early teen. I had no personality what so ever until I was at my house with one of my best friends I would finally not be so shy.

Now I try to have fun with everything. I have learned by past experiences that it is not fun at all to have a bold sense of humor for me or my friends. It makes me so mad to see people sitting there in a corner doing nothing, then you go try to have a little fun and they are nagging at you telling you to stop. I know that deep down inside them they want to join the fun but are just to shy, and don’t know how people would react. That’s exactly the way I felt anyways, always scared and thinking that people wouldn’t like me if I was different. Now that’s what I pride myself for, I don’t want to be boring and the same like everyone else.

Now I have three times as many friends, and I am a million times happier. If I wouldn’t have changed I may not have met my best friend, and honestly I don’t know what life would be like without him, I would be going home every night talking to myself, and staring at my wall. I am so glad I finally turned into a different person. if you ever want to do something in life just do it. If u want it bad enough it will be worth it.