I have no idea what exactly happened to me at around age 13, but I’m preeeetty sure it was hormone-related. I went from being this sweet – if incredibly nerdy – little blonde girl to suddenly deciding to dive head-first into the totally compelling world of EMO. I didn’t dye my hair – not straight away, anyway – but I did gather every black item of clothing I could find (for reference, a cute black fleece from Gap and some light-grey jeans. I was a work in progress).
And then I started crushing on boys, and Science lessons at school turned from me actually concentrating and getting good grades and knowing what the oil refining process was into HORMONAL BOYCRUSH HELL. Read More