The Day My Life Changed Forever Essay

816 Words Aug 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
May 29th, 2011 was the day my life changed forever. I had just turned 20 years old and was enrolled in college to be a dental hygienist. I had a funny feeling that something within me was very different; my friends told me not to worry about it, that it was nothing. I took the test anyways and stared at it in disbelief that the results were what I dreaded, positive. I quickly took another test in hopes that the first was faulty, and to no avail, it too had come out positive. I was pregnant. I was raised in a very loving, Christian home with parents who had high expectations of me; they knew what I was capable of. I knew my parents would be disappointed because this very moment went against everything I was taught by them and the church. I was not married, not even close. I hadn’t gone through school, I didn’t have a ton going for me at the time. When I delivered the news to my mom, she just said, “Ok, well we will walk through this together”. I was very lucky to have a supportive family. I had few supportive friends as well, but lost many in the process. As I was preparing myself for a new mentality, I dropped all classes I was signed up for as I knew I needed to save every penny I earned for this new life. I acquired two more jobs to make sure my savings account was building and enrolled in dental assisting school which I would be able to complete before my precious little boy came into this world. I completed dental assisting school being top 3 of my class and a few days…

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