Life Changing Diagnosis Of A Six Year Old Essay

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Life Changing Diagnosis of a Six Year Old It was an early morning on a bright sunny day in Cleveland Ohio. I was six years old at the time and was sitting in a small square room, there were stuffed animals, Barbie dolls and other various toys scattered around. Christina my step sister and I were playing cheerfully with our toys. All of a sudden I felt exhausted and dizzy. Slowly I put down the toy and made my way into the living room. There I climbed onto an oversized vintage floral print couch, pulled a blanket over myself and snuggled into the pillow. Sharon my mother entered the room and said "Serena what 's wrong, are you okay?" I did not respond, she walked over and became nauseated by the foul fruity odor emanating from my mouth. Sadly this is not the first time something like this had happened to me. Over the previous year I had been in and out of doctor 's’ offices. Each visit ending with the doctor saying there is nothing wrong and sending me home with a delicious bottle of pink amoxicillin. This day was different Sharon finally said “that’s enough”. She called her sister, my aunt Terry and asked for the phone number to her pediatrician. After one quick phone call I was loaded into the family car for yet another visit to the doctor. Upon our arrival at Doctor Yue’s office my mother and I were asked many questions. How old are you, how much do you weigh and what symptoms have you been experiencing? The answers came quickly since I had been repeating them for
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