Because I have a massive backyard with multiple acres, and there was snow on the ground, we decided to have a snowball fight at my house. Plus, we wanted Rachael to experience her first snowball fight, since they do not typically have enough snow for one. I also invited my friend Abbey over. Rachael, Abbey, Ruthie, Frankie, and I gathered in my kitchen in the early afternoon for a game plan. We decided that we would split into two teams. The first team was with Frankie and Rachael. The second team was Ruthie, Abbey, and me. We planned on having the snowball fight in an open, secluded area in my backyard.
We trudged down a hill to get to the area of the snowball fight. I fell over multiple times because the hill was very steep and slippery. The snowball fight started, and my team was winning. We were playing for over thirty minutes. I was hit multiple times.
As I was running away from my brother, my foot suddenly got stuck. Suddenly, I heard a loud crack and felt instant sharp pain in my foot. Since there was snow covering the ground, I did not see the groundhog hole. I crashed into the …show more content…
This moment is still important to me today because this incident is my most life changing moment so far. After my diagnosis, I could no longer run or jump. Also, I had to learn how to deal with ignorant people or people who believe that looking normal means that you do not have a physical disability. I have overcome many struggles related to my bone disease, but these struggles have helped me grow as a person. My bone disease is a major component of who I am. If I had not fractured my foot, it is possible that I would never know that I had a bone