Being Eighteen

Jenna Lemley, Reporter

Being 18 seems so exciting until you are 18. Most people do not feel older or feel like they have any more freedom. Now you can buy nicotine products and go to bars. You can also move out on your own which may be scary. So I am practically an adult but I don’t feel like it in the slightest. Growing up is fun but it’s not because you’reĀ about to be on your own and not depend on anyone else. It happens so fast like as a senior I feel like my freshman year was just yesterday. It goes quicker than you think and you wish it would all just stop and slow down. I don’t even feel old enough to drive, graduate, live on my own, etc. I feel like I was 14 yesterday and it’s over in the blink of an eye. It’s also terrifying. Cherish being young because it goes by in literally a glimpse and it’s insane. Sometimes we aren’t prepared but we have to be. Being 18 is something I couldn’t wait for and now I would go back in an.