I was over at my grandparents house when they realized a slight bump in my neck. They asked me about it, but I had never really seemed to notice it.
My grandparents told my parents. My parents weren’t too worried, they said they would keep an eye on it. Over the course of time ,I was doing a lot of growing. I never really could tell when I was growing, but I noticed it was harder for me to breathe.I told my mom and she said the bump appeared much larger than before. My parents decided to call a doctor
I went to several different doctors only hearing the worst of news. They thought that I had skin cancer. My mom took me to a cancer doctor, to get X-rays done. But in the X-ray they didn’t find skin cancer, they found a large rib pushing into my windpipe. As a child, I never really understood anything they were saying. So I asked my mom, “what’s wrong with me?” She gave me this sad look, “nothing,” she replied as she hugged me. “You're going to be fine, I promise.”
A few weeks later it was time for my surgery. I was too afraid of them putting an IV in my arm so I told them I fall asleep watching movies. They gave me a special “sleeping hat” and put on …show more content…
I had to wear the bandage for two weeks. “See,” my mom said. “I told you, you would be alright!” When the two weeks were up I attempted to take off the bandage, of course it wouldn't come off. I went downstairs to tell my mom. “It’s stuck to my neck mom!” I screamed “It won’t come off!” My whole family was in the bathroom trying to get the bandage off without me screaming in pain, to calm me down we sang random songs together. The bandage was still somewhat stuck to my neck and slowly came off over time. Now all that's left is a scar and the terrible memory of not being able to