How I Had Changed My Life Forever Essay

2128 Words Dec 4th, 2015 9 Pages
I did not know that I was about to hear the words that would change my life forever. It was just a regular Friday afternoon in August at around 3:30 pm. My dad had just come back from the Kellogg Eye Center; he was getting his eyes checked because he had a lesion leak making a cloud over his left eye. When he and my mom got home, he was lying on the couch looking very sad. I went into the kitchen and said “Wow, he looks really sad”. "Well, Hannah, he has stage four lung cancer, and he will not get better”. I looked at my mom with the straightest face ever and broke down sobbing. I cried for hours. After that, I went upstairs into my room and shut the door and did not come down. At around 6:00 pm, my mom came into my room with dinner. “Honey, we are going to have to talk about this” she said in a calm voice. “Well, I don’t want to talk about it now,” I said, almost crying. I stayed in my room for weeks, only coming out for school, until my mom forced me to go to lunch with my dad. When we were eating he just glared at me. “What,” I asked. “I’m sorry, I am just really going to miss you,” he said. Then he started crying. I have not been really good with crying people, so I did not know what to do. I just sat there, staring out the window, thinking about life down the road. I wanted to cry but I had to stay strong. Little did I know, everything was about to change. My dad had to to get radiation every day now. He was on numerous amounts of…

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