Timeline Project for PSYCH 229

Timeline created by Aboucher
  • Birthday

    At 2pm in Wyandotte Hospital my parents Jack and Pam gave birth to a healthy baby boy!
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    First two years

    Biosocial Event- I was born February 5th, 1979 5lbs 4oz. 1 month premature by age 2 I had excelled in growth taking after my grandfather I was in the 90th% in growth.
    Cognitive Event- Although I was premie, I grew not only biosocially fast but cognitively as well. I was an early walker @ 7mos., and new terms like Mama, Dada, Ma, Papa @ 10mos.
    Psychosocial Event- Being the baby in the family, older siblings, and their friends I did not have much stranger anxiety or modesty.
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    Play Years

    Biosocial Event- Growth slowed at around age 4 from 90th% to 60th% through play years.
    Cognitive Event- Continued to excell cognitively, started Ice skating at 26 months, and by age 3 was playing Ice hockey on an organized team.
    Psychosocial Event- Still not very modest or anxious around adults other than my parents or older siblings, according to my Mother I socialized well during pre-school.
  • Started Ice Skating

    I started Ice Skating at an early age
  • Started palying organized Ice Hockey

    When I was 3 years old I started playing organized Ice Hockey
  • Oldest Brother Graduated High School

    My oldest brother is 14 years older than me so he graduated High School when I was 4 years old.
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    The School Years

    Biosocial Event- Continued around 60th% in growth charts, a little smaller than most of my peers
    Cognitive Event- Although smaller I was cognitively superior to most of my peers, receiving presidential awards in activity skills in school, also played much of my school years as a travel hockey player
    Psychosocial Event- Modesty started getting more progressive, with puberty hittting towards the end of timespan.
  • Sister Graduated from High School

    My sister is 13 years older than me, so she graduated when I was 5 years old.
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    Biosocial Event- Growth stayed slow throughout timespan, 1993 started highschool @5'2" in 1997 graduated @6'1".
    Cognitive Event- Stayed coginitively fast, until the end of timespan, when I regained composure after a growth spirt during which I was a little clumsy.
    Psychosocial Event- Became really modest espescially with parents, and I remember not wanting to be seen naked because of the changes I was going through, such as pubic hair etc., although towards the end of this timespan modesty slows.
  • Middle Brother Graduated High School

    My middle brother is 7 years older than me, he graduated in 1991 when I was entering middle school, and went into the Army.
  • Start High School

    Started High School at Trenton High
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    Emerging Adulthood

    Biosocial Event- Growth spirt ended at 21 years of age with final height of 6'3.5" 6 inches taller than my tallest sibling.
    Cognitive Event- Hand eye coordination slowed espescially after ending career in competitive sports at 19 years old.
    Psychosocial Event- Alot less modest after the age of 18, espescially after playing almost a whole lifetime of hockey and football, marriage and family are on my mind alot after meeting my now wife in the fall of '99.
  • High School Graduation

    Graduated from High School
  • Met my Wife

    I met my Wife at the ice rink that we both worked at, she worked at the concession stand and I worked at the rink, doing score keeping and coaching
  • Became Fire Fighter/Paramedic

    Graduated from Schoolcraft College Fire Acadamy
  • First Date with Wife

    It took a long time but I finally got enough courage to ask my now wife out on a date, she accepted and the rest is history.
  • Started Firefighting Career

    Became a Firefighter with the City of Ecorse
  • Engaged

    I proposed to my wife in a crowded movie theater, we used to always go to movies and I used to play with her rings, so this time I played with her ring that was on her left ring finger then I changed it with the engagement ring and turned it upside down so she would have to fix it and notice it wasn't the same ring she came in with then I asked her if she would marry me, and she said yes.
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    Biosocial Event- Body wise growth stops, hair growth still good, a little growth of grey hair later in timespan.
    Cognitive Event- No major loss of cognition, my motor skills get a good work out trying to chase around children all day, but later in timespan due to imjuries sustrained earlier in life cognition slows.
    Psychosocial Event. Modesty and anxiety towards myself are reaching an end, anxiety and stress to maintain a healthy marriage, and raise children of my own are the new stresses.
  • Marriage

    On this date I married my beautiful wife.
  • Daughter Born

    On this date my daughter was born, according to my wife she looks like me, maybe thats why she melted my heart as soon as I saw her.
  • End of Firefighting Career

    Ended my career as a firefighter because it wasn't safe any more and it was tearing my family apart. Ironically it was two days before the ten year reunion of the deadliest day in the history of firefighting.
  • Another one on the way

    Found out my wife was pregnant with our next child, we still aren't finding out what it is even though everybody wants us too, oh well we like surprises.
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    Late Adulthood

    Biosocial Event- No more growth, actually decline in growth down from 6'3.5" to about 5'10" due to injuries and osteoarthritis
    Cognitive Event- Hand eye coordination begins to slow, also brain speed starts slowing as well as body speed, memory starts to lack.
    Psychosocial Event- Due to a lifetime of little modesty and anxiety there are no changes, although a little self conscious of the loss of hair since my wife liked when I had hair.
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    Late Adulthood to Death Year

    Biosocial Event- Growth has turned to the negative but even that has stopped and bottomed out at 5'9"
    Cognitive Event- With vision and hearing difficulties driver's licence has been revoked. But due to stubborness and bad memory I would have continued driveing till death year at age 90
    Psychosocial Event- Modesty still not an issue even though I am in and out of the hospitals and doctors offices.