Personal Essay: Life Is Like A Box A Chocolate?

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My life has been a roller coaster, I’ve had some good times but I have also have had a lot of rough times. Although my life has been tough and challenging, I have managed, so far anyways, to get through it and move on. From the movie Forrest Gump, one of my favorite movies, there is a famous line that is probably known to almost everyone who has seen the movie, “Life is like a box a chocolate” This quote would represent my life because throughout my life, I have really no idea what is going to happen or what I might get. When given a Russel Stovers box of chocolate, I never know what kind of chocolate I am going to eat until I actually bite into it. In my life I have had plenty of surprises that have affected the way I live but still till this day I never know for sure what might happen. In June of 2013, my life had been affected dramatically. My only father figure I had in my life continuously had been in a wreck that would affect his entire life from that day on. My grandpa had taken care of me since I was born, along with my mother and grandmother. So seeing my grandpa be unconscious and not able to move or breathe on his own was scary. But scary seems like an understatement. The doctors had told us he had a brain aneurysm, which at the time I was too young to really understand what that was. A…show more content…
We all have our ups and downs but there are just some things in our life that make it worth it. My life is a box of chocolates because there are some chocolates that are absolutely amazing and I could eat everyday but the box also comes with some not as good or no good at all kinds of chocolate. When you are given a Russell Stover box of chocolate, you don't really know what kind of chocolate you're going to get until you bite into it. My life is like a box of Russell Stovers chocolate because I had no idea any of these things that has happened to me where going to happen until they
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