I Was A Little Girl Essay

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I was born on May 5, 1997 in The Northwest Hospital. I was born into a caring and loving family. My dad’s name is Timothy and my mother’s name is Joanne. I don’t remember much when I was a little girl but I always remember my family being a little different. When I was very little, around 5 months old, my father had a stroke that paralyzed his left side. This changed his whole life but also impacted mine. I don’t remember my dad being healthy. I have always seen him walking with a cane and needing a brace around his leg to support himself. I remember him falling and having seizures every so often. As a little girl this scared me because I had no idea what was happening. All I could see was someone hurting and I didn’t know what to do about it. I was a very scared little girl. For as long as I can remember I have always been a very shy and quite person. I am an only child and there weren’t that many kids in the neighborhood, so when I was younger I would play by myself. Since I played alone with stuffed animals and fake cash registers, I never learned how to be outgoing and talkative as a little girl. I didn’t learn great social skills because I would talk to myself or pretend that my toys were talking back to me. This led to hiding behind my mom’s legs and peak my head out in social situations. Since I am not an outgoing person I never liked having all of the attention on me. When my parents and I would go out somewhere, we would receive a lot of attention because…

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