My Senior Year Of High School

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My Senior year of high school was one of the best years of my life by far. I experienced so much throughout the year and grew so much as a person, experiencing new things and learning lessons along the way. I had a lot of hard times followed by some of the best times which introduced me to some people that have changed my life in many ways. I am thankful for everyone and everything that happened to me Senior year because it has made me who I am today. It all started the end of my Junior year of high school. I had been working out for some time, going to the gym and trying to lose weight and get in shape for football. Ben and David, my best friends, had talked me into playing football a few months prior so we all decided to start training a few months before mandatory practices started. I didn’t know it at the time but it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I played football my whole life, from the time I was in first grade up until freshman year when I quit because of asthma and coaching issues. After quitting I gained a lot of weight and wasn’t very healthy which ultimately made me unhappy, so when they said I should play senior year, I was all for it. So, we start working out and continue until about a month before school gets out and then they stop showing up to our lifting workouts. That wasn’t an option for me so I kept going until football conditioning started in the summer. Once summer began, that’s all I did. Football was everything. I put everything I had into it and didn’t look back. I went to conditioning every day and pushed myself, becoming faster and stronger, losing weight and becoming happier. Over the course of those few months I lost forty pounds and was in the best shape I had ever been. August came around and we started practicing with full pads, which meant it was time to start hitting! We began to practice every day, getting ready to play our first game of the season against Akron North. The first day of Senior year starts and it goes just like every other first day of school. I go to all my classes, sit there and do nothing all day long. After the first week, it starts to go by extremely fast. We had practice every day after school, which I always looked forward especially

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