Personal Narrative: The Decisions That Changed My Life

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As we go through life, we are faced with decisions that force us to choose a side. Decisions can be hard to make. They can either break a person or break them. Throughout my life I have faced many decisions, most of which were easy ones. Suck as Picking which outfit to wear on the first day of school, or which pair of shoes to buy. Sometimes even getting a haircut can be an important choice. For me, its always been easy, until 8th grade. My whole life I had not been in a good shape. I used to be fat in middle school. At the end of the 8th grade school year, I was faced with the decision to change my life around. It was either to stay fat or work hard, and start a whole new chapter in my life. The decision I made change my life mentally, physically, and spiritually.

Growing up I have always had good influence
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It was my last year at John Page Middle School, my dad had been back for a few years now, but he did not seem to mind that I had that extra weight hanging around me. Also, we had just moved into a new house, so I knew that I can start a new lifestyle around people who never knew what I was like before. So I stopped myself for a moment, and thought "where do I want to be in a few years? How long can I stay like this for? When will I have a girlfriend if kept this up?". It finally hit me, and I decided to change me!

I had been on YouTube looking up videos of workouts, and I started doing them. I chose one workout for 5 months, and told myself that I will do it everyday for an hour. And so my journey began. In a matter of one month I had already saw satisfying results that just made me want to push harder and keep going. I started losing weight by the pounds. By the first month I had already lost around 5 lbs. I was happy, but I wanted more. I made myself a special diet. It was based on two meals a day. I stuck myself with this diet, and in a matter of three months I had lost 20

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