The Worst Day of My Life

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Randolph County Community College
Kendall Williams
Feb. 4th 2011
The Worst Day of My Life As I lie here looking up at the ceiling, unable to move, I think to myself that this could be the worst day of my life. As I try to think about how I got here I begin to put the pieces together and I realize what happened to me. This day was like any other day of my life. It was such a pretty day, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, a perfect day for a summer birthday party. My nephew was turning four years of age, so my brother was throwing him a pool party at my Dad’s house. I was in the middle of moving from one house to another and I asked my father if I could use his truck to get my little girl, Madison,
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Madison rode with me in the helicopter. I held her hand the whole ride to the hospital. After we landed nurses began to ask me thousands of questions and I went blank. A little while later I wake up and I see the whole family gathered around. I started to cry, the first words out of my mouth was “I’m sorry for hurting your truck.” My dad smiled and said” Don’t worry, it was just a truck.” “I want to see Madison!” I exclaimed. But I was told I couldn’t see her but she was in perfect condition. The Doctor came in a short while later and told me every injury I had. I broke my femur in four places, broke most of my ribs, and knocked out several teeth. Now, I’m staring at the ceiling thinking about how I was going to a pool party, and now I have a broken leg. I was feeling sorry for myself and then my brother walks into the room and said” I am proud of you!” I replied” What for?” and he said that he was proud of me for no longer being a selfish little girl I was ten years ago. At that moment I knew that I could not just sit around and feel bad for myself. The Doctor told me that I would be up walking again in a year. It could have been worse, I could have lost a limb. Every day I thank God for giving me extra time with my
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