My Personal Statement For My Life Essay

1244 Words Mar 25th, 2016 null Page
When my mother was told her father was going to hospice she made her three children aware. At that point I started mentally planning to be there for her emotionally, looking at my funds to plan this trip to south Florida, and begin planning for my brothers to be there as well. He passed two weeks after she told us he was in hospice care. He died due to not eating and simply giving up. He was only 85 years old. The moment my uncle called trying to reach my mother I sent out a group text to my two brothers making them aware of his passing and specifically telling them they should try to make plans to attend the funeral. I knew our mother would want everyone there for support. That was on a Thursday. As the days went by I started looking more at my funds. It was obvious that I wasn’t going to be able to make this trip happen alone. In previous years I’ve always been the child that took care of my mothers needs and vacation expenses. Now that I have no job, due to attending graduate school, I have to be tight with the money I do have. I made my mother and brothers aware that I can’t afford to attend the funeral due to insufficient funds. This was on a Saturday. My two brothers both work and live in Atlanta, Georiga. By Monday one of my brothers said he wasn’t going to be able to attend the funeral due to other obligations he forgot to mention. His girlfriends surprise birthday party. My mother was saddened by the news. My eldest brother knew the whole time he wouldn’t be able to…

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