Essay on The Day My World Stopped

864 Words Oct 15th, 2015 4 Pages
The Day My World Stopped
I can remember this day as if it happened yesterday. The sun was out, the sky was crystal blue, and it was mother 's day weekend. The year was 2010 and I had no idea of the nightmare I had ahead of me. I remember being at my aunt 's house getting ready for lunch at Los Cucos to celebrate my mom, aunt, and grandmothers for mothers day. I remember my outfit: my hair straightened, black shorts, a white ruffled shirt, and my black Toms. I remember being one of the first ones in the house that was ready for lunch. I was lying on my cousins bed, as she straightened her hair, listening to music without a care in the world. All of a sudden, my aunt burst through my cousins door and demanded that I get into the car because there had been an accident. Not knowing what was going on, I go into immediate panic mode and start questioning what was going on. The next sentence that came from my aunts mouth was like a knife to my heart, "Your dad just had a seizure and is in the emergency room." Immediately my knees buckled and I could not find the strength to take one step more. I started bawling uncontrollably and felt like I was in a dream. My uncle helped me to the car, my eyes blurred from tears, and we were on our way to get through what seemed like the longest day of my life. I remember the car ride and repeatedly pinching my arm to wake myself from the nightmare I was in. I had a jacket over my face as I bawled all the way to the emergency room. I remember I…

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