You’ll Get What You Have Coming

Justin - Florence, Arizona
Entered on September 16, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
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You’ll Ge t What You Have Coming

You gotwhat you have coming. What does that mean? I never paid attention to that. Why would you when you’re still young? All I ever did was have fun, but one day I found out just what it meant and it wasn’t a good day.

One truth to my belief, what you do is what you get, is my accident on my quad. I was at my cousin’s house for my mother went out of state on Dec. 15, 2006. It was a lovely day in Florence, AZ and I had nothing to do. So my cousin and I went to my house. We had the best plan in the world to get my bike out without anyone knowing, because I had a house key. That was the easy part though. The garage door was broke and would not go up. My cousin and I were able to lift it though and it stayed there. We pulled the bike out, but then it took a while to get the garage door down. We rode the whole dayand had a bunch of fun. When we got back to his house it was late so we went to sleep for the worst day in my life tomorrow.

Today started out excellent so my cousin and I went to town. While in town we saw a riding buddy with a few of our cousins going out with the quads on a trailer. So my cousin hurried up and called them to see where they were going. They were going to the sand hills, or other wise known as the best riding place in Florence. So we bolted like lightning back to his house and got our bikes. We then punched out from his house without me knowing that this was going to be my last ride.

We were going down the big canal rode on one side. I was behind my cousin eating his dust like it was breakfast. It didn’t taste good so I went to the other side of the canal. Half way there I could see a big divot, about 9 feet long in my road. So I then slammed on the breaks and slid like I was in the movie“The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.” I ended up ceasing before the divot and crawled through it like I was on a hunting quad when I was on a Banshee Twin 350. But because of that I ended up losing my cousin (he was way ahead of me now). So I got on the main road and floored it. It felt like I had more power than anyone ever had with smoke blowing through the air now. The smoke even smelled like power. Then all of a sudden it was like I went to sleep, all I saw was black.

I then woke up what I thought was the very next day when actually it was already 2007. I panicked all of a sudden and the doctors came in. They told me that when I was at the first hospital I was in so much pain and about to die they put me in a coma. They then told me that I couldn’t talk right or walk at all. Then out of nowhere all of a sudden in the next month I got better and was allowed to go home and since then I haven’t done a bad thing and only good things have been coming my way.

In conclusion I found out if you do good things good things will happen to you. Now all I do is good things just for that reason. Hopefully now the same will be for you so good things happen to you, because bad things have bad consequences and I know you don’t want that to happen.