For the past 2 months I have had this really ugly death cough. I cough all day long. I went to the doctor lots of times and been on lots of antibiotics and nothing has helped. Last Monday I went to a specialized doctor at St. Mark's Hospital. They took my blood and called me todady and I have Pertussis (Whooping Cough). He told me that there is nothing that can be done about it except to wait for it to go away. I was bugged that he told me there was nothing I could do about it so I googled it and sure enough. There is nothing that can be done about it. If you catch the cough in the first 3 weeks there is a medicine that will take care of it but it is rarely caught that early because doctors diagnose it as a cold or a respirtory infection. Yay for Whooping Cough!!!!!!!!
The buzz in the air seems to be EFY. All of my friends from the summer have been talking about it. My good friend Jordan is going to be a coordinator for Provo. (Congrats Jords!) Everyone has been asking when each other's interviews are. We all want the same interview time. I have worked as a counselor for 2 summers. I have loved it. I have been thinking that it is time for a change. I have been thinking about applying to be a BC. BCs are basically counselors over the counselors. They are in charge of what the counselors do. They are also in charge of administrative things for EFY. They don't get a group of kids to work with. They work with all the kids on a less personal basis. I have been going back and forth between counselor and BC. I am afraid that if I am a BC I will miss having girls and working directly with the youth. I talked with two of my friends that were BCs. Donny made me promise that if I was hired as a BC that I would accept it. He loved being a BC. I also talked to Sharon Tidwell. Me and her go way back because we are from the same home ward. She told me something that really helped me. She said that she applied for both and interviewed for both. She wasn't stressing about it. She prayed and let Heavenly Father place her where she needs to be. That is what I am going to do. I am going to apply and interview for both and then let Heavenly Father place me where I need to be. I am so excited for EFY. I can't even explain how much I love it. I love working with the youth and having the oppurtunity to bear my testimony to them all summer long. I love working with the other counselors and making so many new friends. AHHH!!! I love EFY. Both of my interviews are in January. This summer me and 3 other counselors always hung out during classes and stuff. We were the EFY Dream Team. Jordan is going to be a coordinator, I am applying for BC, Ed is applying for BC and Dan is applying for counselor. I am trying to convice Dan to apply for BC. If all of us got on the same team it would be awesome and amazing and wonderful. It is time for the Dream Team to be reunited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My birthday is in a week and one day. I am having a birthday party. Next Wednesday at 9:00 at my house. I used to do this in high school but once all my friends left on their missions I haven't had any birthday parties. It's time to rekindle the tradition. I love my high school friends.
Last night was our Sigma Ugly Sweater Christmas party! It was amazing. Look at all the fun gifts we got. For my white elephant I brought a broken shower radio and some ugly christmas dish towels. I got a tithing envelope with 2 used Jazz tickets in it. Haha. Sigma is over for the semester. I'm excited for it to start up in January. Can you find me in these pictures below?