Narrative Essay on Fear of Heights

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So I have a little bit of a fear of heights. As the thought of near death runs through my mind, I get nervous, very nervous. My heart starts to beat faster and I start to sweat. I start to envision my funeral, and then snap back to reality just in time to feel my stomach acting funny. It not so much of a fear of heights, as it is a fear of a long fall, to rocks far below me, most likely to kill me. Despite my fear, six years ago I found myself climbing to the top of a high place. A few summers in a row, my friend and I would go to Watkins Glen for a weekend. Our main reason for going is for the several professional car races at the Watkins Glen International Speedway. A year prior to this, when we were getting ready to head back home, we …show more content…

I kept telling Jay that we should head back down, but he insisted on proceeding up the cliff, and starts to climb higher with total disregard for anything that I had to say about it. I take a few breaths to calm the nerves and think this out. And at this moment, I decide that I don’t want anything holding me back anymore, like this fear of heights was. Even though I was angry with Jay

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