A Happy Day That Turned Gray Essays

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A Happy Day That Turned Gray I remember that it was a very hot day. It was the kind of hot day that made your clothes stick to your skin and made the thought of jumping into a tub full of ice seem inviting. Although the air was thick and sticky I couldn’t help, but be excited for what would come later that day. It was the day that I had been hoping for ever since I could remember. I just couldn’t believe that it was finally here! I felt like everything would turn out okay, but I couldn’t have been more wrong.
I remember that I would catch my mind drifting off during class and I had smiled because of how anxious and giddy I was. I had a big test that day, but I didn’t want anything to ruin my day so I didn’t let it. As soon as the final bell rang, I quickly packed up my things and I ran off to where I would find my parents waiting to pick me up from school. I jumped into the car, I greeted my parents, and I tried to contain my enthusiasm, but failed. I began to bombard my parents with questions. What is an ultrasound like? What will you name the baby if it is a girl? What will you name the baby if it’s a boy? What do you want it to be? I don’t care if it’s a girl or a boy, I thought, I will love the baby no matter what. I have always wanted to be a big sister. On a normal day that many questions would probably annoy my parents, but at the moment we were all smiles.
The ride to the hospital felt like it had been the longest ride that I had ever taken. How long have we been…

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