Everything I Learned In Life

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"In three words I can sum up everything I 've learned in life: it. goes. on"(Robert Frost). In life there are hard times you may not think you can get past. No matter how hard it gets it keeps going, it’s not like a movie that you can pause and fast forward. Your life may be exiting or you have an easy life, but either way it 's the one you got put with. Maybe you just got into a wreck, or got cancer, or even got a deadly disease, but you must keep fighting for the ones you love. Keep living, weather you have the life you wanted or not, because things can change and you only have this moment, right now. You don’t get to choose weather your life is easy going or exiting so you either have to find a way to change it or make the best of it. …show more content…
I always thought I would play in college as well. When I was a senior I was a middle blocker and hitter and there was no better feeling than to stuff someone 's hit and the libreo behind you exhales. I was accepted to C.S.U. with my boy friend. It was only a could of hours away from home, so I thought this is going to be perfect. But I don’t think I could have been more wrong. I was about ⅓ the way into the season when I felt pain in my calf. I thought it was nothing, just pre-season stiffness, so I just ignored it. That was the biggest mistake of my life. I went of with the season and there was two games left before conference. I may have only been a freshmen but was was the best hitter and blocker, which made me a starter. The pain was even worse then so I went to the doctor and they took a sample. About a week later I was called into the doctor 's office. They told me to sit down, so I did and they told me I had cancer. I had to quit Volleyball. I thought my life was over. They told me if I kept on playing I would have lost my leg the next year. I managed to get through the year, but I could never play professional volleyball again. Even though my life got rough I went on and I am glad I …show more content…
If my life would have gone any differently than it had I might not be here, or I might not be as greatful that I am. About 5 years ago I got diagnosed with lung cancer. I knew I probably got what coming. I had been a smoker since I was in high-school. I went up to see my son and my three grandkids Hannah, Payton, and Gavin to fo camping. Little did I know it would be my last camping trip for a long while. I got back home and I had head aches and fevers. So I went to the doctor and they took a blood sample. I got called back to the doctor and they told me I would need to go to the hospital in Denver because I had a severe case of Went Nile. They didn 't think I would live to be 62 so my hopes of going to my grand daughter Kylie 's wedding and my other gradskid 's graduations. I was in the hospital for about a year, and they told me I could go home. I was so exited. The annual McEndree family reunion was a couple of weeks away. I could not wait. But then I started to get sick again so I had to go back to the hospital. Now on top of the cancer and West- Nile I also have Meningitis. I thought that for sure I was going to die, but I wasn 't ready. I kept with my treatment. I lost about 30 pounds and I could hardly walk. But somehow I got through it and here I am today. Life was rocky but I wanted to live and I

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