I know, I know. I swore that I would never ever EVER get my diary to school. Truth be told, I’m not even sure it was a remotely good idea to bring my journal here [when I very well know the consequences that could befall me if a peer got their hands on this very precious book].
But when I woke this morning, I knew, deep down, that unless I confided in someone, something, I was not going to make it to tomorrow.
Actually, I was even seriously considering faking a tummy ache and staying at home, but that was before I realized that it it worked and Mum was convinced that I was really ill, I would be losing the only vote I can possibly hope for, namely; mine.
So, gathering up the courage I had left [which, needless to say, is not very much] I managed to get on with life like as if today was a completely normal day… Until now.
Crap, it’s time for our class to go vote. On the outside, I’m this super-confidant young girl who effortlessly parades along corridors requesting votes. On the inside, I am a sobbing damsel, waiting for this whole thing to be over to that I can go home…
… and explode into a million pieces.
IT is tomorrow. TOMORROW.
There is NO WAY that I’m getting out of this alive. I have THE most powerful opponents in the history of Red House Girl Captain opponents and I can assure you, DeDe, that it is going to be a BLOODBATH.
Here are mini-profiles of my three fellow-candidates:
Name: Camille Preston
Likes: Yoga and Meditation under flowering trees
Pet peeve: Rock ‘n’ Roll Music
Notes: Her brother is Jason Preston. Yes, THE Jason Preston. He went off to Harvard this year, but was, by far, the most popular student and that sibling relationship alone should probably get Cam half of the votes, without her having to life a finger. [Some ducks really DO have all the luck, eh?]
Name: Amanda Quadros
Likes: Push-ups and broccoli [EUCH!!]
Pet peeves: Junk food and people who get in her way [Gulp!]
Notes: Amanda has a younger sister in the seventh who just so happens to have the BIGGEST mouth I have ever seen on a twelve year old. If Amanda thinks that any of her opponents stands a chance of grabbing the title from her, one word with her sister and the competition’s votes immediately take a plunge.
Name: Cassidy Hope
Likes: I seriously have NO ides. Cassidy is one of the QUIETEST girl in our form.
Pet peeves: As above
ELECTIONS IN SIX DAYS AND I STILL HAVEN’T THOUGH OF A CATCHY SLOGAN!!!! OR MY SPEECH!!!! OR ANYTHING ELSE!!!!!!!!!! WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME??????????????
Stop it, Taylor!! Don’t get all tensed up for NOTHING. It’s just a measly school council elections. Don’t get upset just because. That’s it, girl. Inhale, exhale. Slowly. Inhaaaale, Exhaaaale. Once again, Inhaaa…
WHAT THE HELL AM I DOING??
School’s reopened and all everybody can think of is the council elections [even though it is ELEVEN days away]. Some candidates are going CRAZY [bribing-kids-with-CELL-PHONES crazy].
So we should all thank Gawd that there are SOME cool cats like me. I haven’t even campaigned ONCE. I just lazed around the cafeteria, watching my bread get mouldy…
Did you really believe that super competitive MOI was just going to SIT BACK while my opponents handed out candy with their faces printed on??
Although I wasn’t as prepared as everyone else [I don’t have enough pocket money to go to the MOVIES, forget buy laptops for everyone] but I summoned all my buddies and we ran around the school, screaming ‘VOTE FOR LION!! VOTE FOR LION!!! You KNOW it’s the right thing to do!!’ [The Lion is my symbol]
Hopefully I’ll be able to come up with a more orgiginal slogan by tomorrow.
Not sure whether I will be able to diary much nowadays, DeDe. My whole being is consumed by the election bug. Hopefully I should be cured by the twenty-ninth.