Descriptive Essay About My Perfect Life

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Just by looking at me, you can tell I have it all together; I have an easy perfect life. In high school, I had straight A’s, lots of friends, I lived in a house with a loving family and I had a smile that could light up a room (I still have the smile). While I was living my perfect life, there was something everybody didn 't know. I was living my life in fear. When I was in the 5th grade, I was home alone with my mom. Something really strange was happening so I called 911. The ambulance came right away and took my mom to the hospital. Later that night, she was diagnosed with Epilepsy. Epilepsy is, “a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, associated with…show more content…
I walked into my house to grab my bag and I heard a noise. To somebody else, that noise could be the sound of a book dropping, but to me, that noise was much more than that. The noise is the sound of my mom, falling on the floor, seizing. Then, there are many more sounds- the sound of her gasping for air, hitting her head on the fireplace with every convulsion, and the sound of my sister screaming. When it happens, there isn 't time to panic. You have to be able to act quickly and know what to do. I didn 't know what to do. I just stood there. It was the first time I had seen a seizure in years, it took me by great surprise and I froze. My sister called 911 and my mom once again was taken to the hospital. I was not able to go to the hospital because of transportation issues. I do not have a driver 's license and neither does my sister. My dad was at work and it takes him 2 hours to get home during commute traffic. My brother was in Florida for the week, so he was not able to bring me either. During the seizure, my sister was the more calm one, we decided it was best she rode in the ambulance (the paramedics said only one of us could go). The ambulance drove away without me. I was still just standing there. I could not entirely comprehend what just happened. I was replaying it over and over it in my head, I was traumatized. To give myself a much needed distraction, I went to the pool with my friends. They had no idea what just happened and

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