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MARCH 2012: It is time.

Almost 2 years ago, I set out to explain why March 2012 was an overwhelmingly significant moment in the career arc of One Direction. I realized quickly that conveying the significance of the 31 days in March would be difficult without “a little context." 

You can read more of that "context” here: September 2011, October 2011, November 2011, December 2011, January 2012 and February 2012

March 2012 will be posted in 5 parts: 

  1. March 1-10
  2. March 11-17
  3. March 18-24
  4. March 25-31
  5. Post-Mortem

I hope this doesn’t disappoint. I hope it conveys just how frenetic this time was, both professionally and personally for Harry and Louis.

And I hope it sheds some light on why we are where we are right now.

Part 1: March 1-10

anonymous asked:

hey guys i know it's very hard but can you give me all the karlie's vogue covers?? if u have time Possibility :))

Hey anon! I know you sent this message months ago but we finally collected all her Vogue covers for you today :) Hopefully this is accurate…. But here is all 35 of Karlie’s Vogue covers to date..

- Portugal, September 2009
- Italy, October 2009
- Korea, December 2009
- Italy, January 2010
- Turkey, July 2010
- China, March 2010
- China, August 2010
- China, November 2010
- Germany, December 2011
- Italy, December 2011
- Korea, March 2012
- Australia, March 2012
- UK, September 2012
- Japan, September 2012
- China, December 2012
- Spain, February 2013
- Australia, May 2013
- Japan, June 2013
- Turkey, June 2013
- Thailand, July 2013
- Japan, November 2013
- Brasil, November 2013
- Japan, January 2014
- Korea, May 2014
- Spain, May 2014
- Brasil, July 2014
- US, September 2014
- Russia, October 2014
- Italy, October 2014
- Netherlands, October 2014
- US, March 2015
- China, October 2015
- UK, December 2015
- Mexico, December 2015
- Italy, September 2014

Case Study ~ December 2016 ~ Zigzag (Complete <3)

Well guys, here we are.  This part could probably use a little more revision, but I need to sleep now before work, so…

It has been such an honor to share this journey with all of you.  I can’t believe that this story actually came together this quickly, but it’s truly been a blessing, so… enjoy the epilogue!  Notes on the story, possibly additional drabbles (feel free to prompt, although I can’t 100% guarantee!) and the AO3 version will all most likely happen in near future :-)

Side Note: I told many of you that Blaine has intellectual disability.  That is what it’s called today, but when Blaine was diagnosed we were operating under a different diagnostic manual, and this story reflects that accordingly by using the multi-axial system and the term “mental retardation”.

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Warning: These stories all revolve around an AU world where Kurt and Blaine both have serious mental health disorders and end up rooming together at a boarding school geared towards special education.  I work in mental health, so I’m familiar with this stuff and will try to be as accurate as possible, but please keep in mind that this is a work of fiction.  There will be some angsty parts and some happy parts and many parts that are in-between, and I don’t have a definitive plan in mind other than a happy ending.

Also, Kurt and Blaine are in the same grade here, both juniors at the start of the story.

This part is PG, 4059 words (out of 45,323!)

December 2016 ~ Zigzag

Date:09/10/2009    

Psychosocial Assessment Summary:

Kurt Hummel is a 16-year old boy who presents to Dalton roughly six months following the death of his father and only remaining biological parent.  He comes here voluntarily and with the blessing of his step-family, Carole and Finn Hudson, who appear sincerely supportive.

Kurt stared at his image in the mirror, straightening his tie, fiddling with the cuff links on his tux.  He found it strange that he didn’t feel nervous—at least not about the commitment he was about to make.  Lingering in the back of his mind was a great deal of anxiety about the ceremony and the music and the reception going smoothly, exactly as planned, but Kurt was doing his best to ignore it.  Those things weren’t what today was about, after all.

Today was about them: about Kurt and Blaine and everything they had somehow, miraculously built together.

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Hair Evolution!

Just going to start with February 2011. I’m still identifying as female here, but I chopped off all of my hair for the first time. I wanted to look like La Roux.

 My hair grew out into a baby mohawk during the summer and I came out as Isaac. (august 2011)

Then I went blond and ended up looking like a pineapple. My hair got less yellow, I just couldn’t find a better picture of my blond mohawk. sadly I cant find any pictures(no good ones anyways) with my hair actually up, but I wore it up almost every day. (october 2011)

Then i went blue which was really fun and the first color i dyed my hair beyond streaks in 8th grade(ft my ex girlfriend) (november 2011)

dang thats a cute face. The blue grew out and I did pink with blue tips. (november/december 2011)

ohmygod this took forever. Kids, don’t bleach your hair 4 times in 2 days. It will fall out, I promise. The black washed out over the white and i was so disappointed.(january 2012) I feel like i had something in between the last one and this one but I can’t find picture proof.

then i had to cut off all of my bleached beyond repair hair and had this little shaved thing for a while.(ex best friend from middle school with me btws) (february2012)It grew out pretty cute, but i got annoyed with all the colors and..

dyed it all black. I had to search for picture with my hair like this because 1)i hated it. my dad did an awful dye job and i was so pissed my mom didnt trust me to dye it myself. 2)it lasted about a week. (June2012)

I buzzed it all off as the answer. Im at pride with some dumb friends here, and thats a rainbow lollipop in the shape of a penis. (June2012)

Then I went pink. I love the tanline in this picture between the back of my neck and my face. (august 2012)

then I got my mohawk back and it was green and blue. I feel like there was an in between but I could totally be wrong. Its faded in this picture, it did start out darker an faded quickly. (august 2012)

redyed green for school. (September 2012)

did purple, pink and blue stripes next, for picture day. (september 2012)

the pink and purple washed out so i went blue all over. (september/october? 2012)

chopped it off again(I forget why?) and bleached again, but some of the tips stayed pink. I couldn’t find a good picture of this, again, cuz i bleached it again the next weekend(october 2012)

the next bleaching got me super blond. I turned into a princess for a dance. (october 2012)

and even though im a ginger, i needed to dye my hair orange and turn into a traffic cone(november 2012)

put some pink over the top of my head, and my natural color is starting to come in. (december 2012)

bleached again and became a neon flounder. that was my goal anyways. the yellow did glow under blacklight which was awesome. (Jan 2013)

I’m actuallly not entirely sure when this hair happened. Because of the length, i m saying after the flounder hair, but I feel like the picture was taken in December, so theres that.

I remember trying to go pink in February 2013 but It washed out right away every time i tried and never stayed. so theres no pictures of that. 

so instead, i shaved my head again i think i shaved it before this but again, less pictures. (april 2013) 

I let it grow out so some fluffy poofyness (June 2013)

got my mohawk again to prove that I was cool. (july 2013)

and let my hair grow out again. Im dressed up as pan for halloween (october 2013)

and then my first split color! blue and teal. I was so happy (november 2013)

i bleached it to do a new color but ended up liking it for a little bit (jan 2014)

and then i did this color, please dona’t ask what it is cuz i have no idea and I don’t remember. It might have been mixed? idk (Jan 2014)

it faded pretty cool though. you can really tell how dead my hair is from bleach here(Feb 2014)

and then i went a darker pink/purple color that stayed surprisingly well (march 2014)

then i did my second split, it was lavender and teal, but the lavender faded quickly. Oh yeah, thats Ira Glass from This American Life btws. Super cool guy. Very nice. (may 2014)

I made the other side teal as well, when i realized the lavender wasn’t going to stay. (june 2014)

And the entire reason I was growing out my hair. these were a present( a 12 hour long present) and i kept them in for a monh. This was taken at Pride where I put lots of bells and beads in my hair, and people kept braiding it. (june 2014)

then i chopped off most of my hair and got a kind of mohawk back. (July 2014)

i let the top grow out and kept shaving the sides. (november 2014)

I dyed all of the blond bits red to make it go more with my natural hair color. Also this was taken on my birthday! happy 18th me! (december 2014)

Cut my hair short again to start over and dyed the top red without bleaching, so its darker and blended with my natural hair when it grew out. (January 2015)

and now its all grown out, most of the red dye has faded and im unsure of where to go next! ^^ (May 2015)

Case Study ~ May 2012 ~ Wedding

I actually got a little teary while writing this… in a good way.

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Warning: These stories all revolve around an AU world where Kurt and Blaine both have serious mental health disorders and end up rooming together at a boarding school geared towards special education.  I work in mental health, so I’m familiar with this stuff and will try to be as accurate as possible, but please keep in mind that this is a work of fiction.  There will be some angsty parts and some happy parts and many parts that are in-between, and I don’t have a definitive plan in mind other than a happy ending.

Also, Kurt and Blaine are in the same grade here, both juniors at the start of the story.

This part is PG, 2378 words

May 2012 ~ Wedding

Kurt smoothed the lapels of his suit, took a deep breath, and walked through the doorway.  The little bell jingled, assuring that the pretty, middle-aged woman standing behind the counter took notice of him right away.  “Hello,” she said, offering him a smile.  “Welcome to the Cheesecake Boutique.  Is there something I can help you with?”

He straightened his posture, reached down deep for his confidence, and said—“Yes, actually.  My name is Kurt Hummel, and I’m here to convince you to hire me.”

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Case Study ~ June 2012 ~ Year

So here it is a little late, friends - technically the last chapter of this fic, as tomorrow (aka Day 24 because I’m a day behind) will be more of an epilogue… and also a prequel, in a sense.  

I hope everyone is having the merriest of holidays! <3

October 2010 ~ November 2010 ~ December 2010 ~ January 2011 ~ February 2011 ~ March 2011 ~ April 2011 ~ May 2011 ~ June 2011 ~ July 2011 ~ August 2011 ~ September 2011 ~ October 2011, Part 1 ~ October 2011, Part 2 ~ October 2011, Part 3 ~ November 2011 ~ December 2011 ~ January 2012 ~ February 2012 ~ March 2012 ~ April 2012 ~ May 2012 ~ June 2012December 2016

Warning: These stories all revolve around an AU world where Kurt and Blaine both have serious mental health disorders and end up rooming together at a boarding school geared towards special education.  I work in mental health, so I’m familiar with this stuff and will try to be as accurate as possible, but please keep in mind that this is a work of fiction.  There will be some angsty parts and some happy parts and many parts that are in-between, and I don’t have a definitive plan in mind other than a happy ending.

Also, Kurt and Blaine are in the same grade here, both juniors at the start of the story.

This part is PG, 2734 words

June 2012 ~ Year

Graduation day was definitely the best day of Blaine’s life… except for maybe the day that Kurt had agreed to date him, or the day when Kurt had first said I love you, or that day when Kurt…

Okay, maybe it’s wasn’t the best.  But it was one of his very favorite days all the same.

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Case Study ~ April 2012 ~ Vacation

Sorry for the delay again!  Next section should be out sometime in the next 12 hours or so.  Please note that I edited the part for March a bit - nothing that changes the plot, but I thought I’d mention it.  I just wasn’t happy with the original ending.

October 2010 ~ November 2010 ~ December 2010 ~ January 2011 ~ February 2011 ~ March 2011 ~ April 2011 ~ May 2011 ~ June 2011 ~ July 2011 ~ August 2011 ~ September 2011 ~ October 2011, Part 1 ~ October 2011, Part 2 ~ October 2011, Part 3 ~ November 2011 ~ December 2011 ~ January 2012 ~ February 2012 ~ March 2012 ~ April 2012 ~ May 2012 ~ June 2012 ~ December 2016

Warning: These stories all revolve around an AU world where Kurt and Blaine both have serious mental health disorders and end up rooming together at a boarding school geared towards special education.  I work in mental health, so I’m familiar with this stuff and will try to be as accurate as possible, but please keep in mind that this is a work of fiction.  There will be some angsty parts and some happy parts and many parts that are in-between, and I don’t have a definitive plan in mind other than a happy ending.

Also, Kurt and Blaine are in the same grade here, both juniors at the start of the story.

This part is G, 1894 words

April 2012 ~ Vacation

Blaine sat awkwardly, silently, tapping his toe against the foot of his chair.

“I can’t make you talk to me,” Ms. Genna said, for probably the fourth or fifth time.  “But something went wrong here, and it would be good for us to work it out, Blaine.  I know it’s been a long time since we saw each other last, but I had hoped things would look a little better when I was finally able to return to work.”

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Case Study ~ March 2012 ~ Uniform

I’m not overly happy with the ending, but my plane leaves in a couple hours to fly back home and I wanted to get this out to you guys :-)

October 2010 ~ November 2010 ~ December 2010 ~ January 2011 ~ February 2011 ~ March 2011 ~ April 2011 ~ May 2011 ~ June 2011 ~ July 2011 ~ August 2011 ~ September 2011 ~ October 2011, Part 1 ~ October 2011, Part 2 ~ October 2011, Part 3 ~ November 2011 ~ December 2011 ~ January 2012 ~ February 2012 ~ March 2012 ~ April 2012 ~ May 2012 ~ June 2012 ~ December 2016

Warning: These stories all revolve around an AU world where Kurt and Blaine both have serious mental health disorders and end up rooming together at a boarding school geared towards special education.  I work in mental health, so I’m familiar with this stuff and will try to be as accurate as possible, but please keep in mind that this is a work of fiction.  There will be some angsty parts and some happy parts and many parts that are in-between, and I don’t have a definitive plan in mind other than a happy ending.

Also, Kurt and Blaine are in the same grade here, both juniors at the start of the story.

This part is PG, 1515 words

March 2012 ~ Uniform

They were fifteen minutes early—exactly as planned—when Kurt pulled into the parking lot and killed the engine.  Blaine was asleep in the passenger’s seat, looking heart-breakingly adorable as usual, and Kurt was almost grateful when he began to stir because he couldn’t bear the thought of waking him.

He reached over to tuck a stray curl back into place, fingers brushing softly against Blaine’s forehead.  “Did you have a nice nap?” he asked.

Blaine yawned, stretching his arms up until they banged against the roof of the car.  “Yes,” he answered, finally blinking his bright hazel eyes in Kurt’s direction.  “Where are we?  Are you gonna tell me now?”

Kurt smiled.  “We’re in Westerville,” he said.

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