Bad Cramp Research Paper

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I broke my left hand in a high school football game. During the time, I didn’t know what had happened. I thought it was a really bad cramp. So, I stayed in the game to play the next play. After, that play I showed my hand to coach and he got a little frustrated. He told me to go sit on the bench and wait for the athletic trainer. The trainer had told me that I’d broken my hand. After a while, I thought my sophomore season was a failure but I remembered a quote by Rudyard Kipling that my grandfather always told me “We have forty reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” That quote influenced me for rest of the day.
After the game my mom took me to the doctor. While on the way to the doctor my mom was asking all kinds of questions. Later,
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On the day before surgery, I had to go to the hospital for a pre-op. The next day I went back to the hospital for surgery. While, I was in the waiting room, I was ready to get the surgery out of the way. I was very confident heading into surgery, remembering the quote that said “We have forty reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” Later, they called my name and sent me to a room. Later, they moved me to the surgery room while I was getting sleepy. They had begun surgery after they made sure I was asleep. After the surgery the nurse woke me up and I didn’t know where I was while in a lot of…show more content…
I had slept most of the time to ignore the pain. Also, when I went to sleep it was very difficult to protect my hand. I did too much sleeping during the day and it caused me to stay awake at night with pain. The pain wasn’t as bad after a week. So, I was able to start my school work that the school had sent. I got a lot of hype remembering this part of the quote “not a single excuse.”
Later, it was time for me to go back to the doctor for a checkup. When I went to the doctor they took my cast off. After, they took the stitches out I said I can’t move my hand. They said it will take a while to get full movement. They gave me a protective brace to wear to keep my hand in alignment. I still wasn’t cleared to do anything. I was good to go back to school. Remembering the quote “We have forty reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” influenced me to start running. I was running every day to get back in shape. A week later I started my hand exercises.
Finally, Four weeks later I was in full recovery and cleared for weightlifting and sports. By the end of the year I was stronger than before, both mentally and physically. I knew I was improving remembering the quote “We have forty reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” This quote showed me how no to use failure as an excuse thanks to Rudyard Kipling and my
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