Expect the unexpected

chasity - wilmington, Ohio
Entered on February 11, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: family, setbacks
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We where driving down the road when all of the sudden the right side of the car starts to shake and then it pops back up it happens again then I hit my head and I get really dizzy every thing goes black. I am woken up by a woman she is saying “hold still you’re bleeding, every thing goes black again.

The next time I wake up I’m in a hospital I look over and there is my grandma I asked “what happened” she says “you’ve been in a car wreck you and your mom are in the hospital and then my grandma asks me where we where driving to so I thought about it but I couldn’t remember so I started to ask my self questions what’s your name, how old are you, what year is it, I couldn’t answer any of them. I couldn’t remember any thing.

A week later my memory came back and I was released from the hospital a week later with a broken arm, and a broken jaw. I figured when I got out of the hospital I would be going home with my mom but unexpectedly I went home with my uncle because my mom was still in the hospital after about a month of living with my uncle I figured that I would never see my mom again. Then one weekend my uncle walks in my bedroom shuts off the TV and says get dressed where going to go see your mom. I was so happy I jumped up got dressed as fast as I could and I ran down to the car.

When we arrived at the hospital that my mom was staying at I got a bad feeling, I couldn’t figure out why. We walked into the hospital, my uncle told me to follow him so I did. When we got to a big room with lots of nurses and doctors talking to people, I looked around and I noticed my grandma and grandpa sitting there when they seen us they waved for us to come over. As I was talking to my grandma I asked “where is mom at” she told me that my mom was coming. I still had a bad feeling but I couldn’t shake it.

My mom came from around the corner .I just ran up to her and gave her a hug when it seemed that that hug would last forever I was so glad to be back in my moms arms. After we all hugged and kissed we started talking i asked her why she was sitting in a wheelchair she looked at me and said “when we where in the car wreck the car landed on me and it broke my spine ,I have no feeling from my legs down”.

I believe you should expect the unexpected and I think this story explains why. I say this because for example like with this story 3 years ago before all of this I never would have expected to write this story because I never would have expected something like that to happen to me. Some thing tragic may happen to some one else but that doesn’t mean that it still can’t happen to you and I will most likely be when you least expect it.