Memoirs of a Recovering Mormon | dooce ®: “I have wasted the last several hours of my life reading my journals from my freshman and sophomore years at BYU. I don’t think any other activity could be quite as depressing, except perhaps actually attending BYU. The following are selected excerpts from the sophomore year journal. Accounts of my freshman year are just too horrifying.”
It’s worth noting here that Armstrong makes a claim to being a prolific journal writer. This is one of the technologies of the self outlined by Foucault.