A Day In My Life
The doctors told him he had a transient ischemic attack (TIA), which was also known as a mini stroke. The doctor told my dad he was lucky. If my dad had decided to go to the emergency room later, the TIA could have developed into a stroke. When my family was told that my dad would be okay, I have never felt so relieved. I began to cry and thanked God for saving my dad. It was at that moment that I came to the realization that my dad could have died, and that one day, my dad will not be here with me. I have never considered a life without my dad until the moment I heard the news my dad could have died. No one in my family that I was close to has died, so I was unfamiliar with the feeling of losing someone close to me. My dad could have died, and my brother and I would be without a father. He would not be present at the major milestones in my brother’s life and my life. I started to panic about losing my dad, but then I tried to calm myself down, trying to remember that my dad is still alive. I had to remember to treat my dad better because every second with my dad is precious. I just had to hope that my dad will make a quick and healthy recovery.
A few days later, my dad was discharged from the hospital, feeling a lot better than he did a few days prior. I remember going home from school and seeing my dad sitting there in the living room. A smile erupted on my face as soon as I saw my dad. I thought