Child to Adult

Narrative Essay: Child to Adult

The day began just like so many before it. It was wonderfully warm with beautiful rays of sunshine shining through the windows. On this day I was seventeen years old and two weeks late with the pregnancy of my son. My ankles were huge, I felt like I weighed a ton, and my back was killing me. All I wanted was for this pregnancy to be over. I had begun each day for those last two weeks, hoping that today would be the day I would meet my child.
It was a long journey to reach this point in time. My life has not been an easy one, but more lucky than others. I thought the day I found out I was pregnant was the worst thing that could ever happen to me. I had ...

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having heartburn very badly. It felt like I tossed and turned for hours and when I finally fell asleep it was a very restless sleep.
I was woken up at two a.m. with a very sharp pain in my back. It was a pain I have never felt before. So there I lay in bed hoping that my baby was finally going to make an appearance. The pains continued to come but were not very close together. I didn’t want to wake my grandmother when I knew it would be a while before we would go to the hospital. So there I sat in a very quiet house with the ticking of a clock and my contractions for company.
At six o’clock a.m. we finally left for the hospital, It was a very uncomfortable ride. My hands had not quit shaking since I had woken up so early that morning, and I had never been so scared in my life. I had waited for that day for over nine months and all I wanted in that moment was to go back to when there was no pain. When we got to the hospital, while walking to the check-in desk, my water broke. I ...

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Added: 3/8/2011 06:45:00 PM
Submitted By: bflurry3185
Category: Personal Writing
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 644
Pages: 3

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