The Importance Of Women In My Life

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I was once told, “What you learn today can improve all of your tomorrows” (Ralph Marston).I am a firm believer that whatever journey gets thrown someone’s way makes them the person they become. These so called journeys, teach us the most valuable life lessons. Whether the lesson has a positive or negative outcome, it sticks and becomes a part of that person. I have experienced many life lessons, though some I may not have wanted to experience. I wouldn’t want it any other way. People learn to grow and overcome struggles in life. I have also had many people have an influence in my life, but some have left a vast impact on my life. Experience with three treasured women in my life have taught me the positive life lessons strength, courage, and …show more content…
I was a scared fifteen year old, sitting in the doctor’s office, awaiting my results. When the doctor came in I already knew, and I hung my head and cried. My life just completely changed and would never be the same. The doctor looked at me and my mom and said “Well, she is pregnant.” At fifteen years old, I was expecting a baby. I was terrified, and did not know where this road would take me. I was only a sophomore in high school, and I didn’t even know how to change a diaper! But luckily for me, I had the best support group any one could ever have. My boyfriend, John, was there for me through every step, and he still is. Without him I would have lost it. As the months went on my attitude began to change from scared, to nervous, and then to anxious. I could not wait to meet my daughter. On May 25th, 2013 I went into labor, and I believe I was calmer than her father. We couldn’t wait to finally meet our daughter! We had been waiting months for this moment, and it was finally happening! We couldn’t believe it was finally time. Although we were anxious, we were very scared and nervous for what was about to happen. “We were only babies, having a baby,” as my mother said. After what it felt like days or even years, at 4:07A.M on May 26th, 2013 Raeliegh Jean Salmons was born. There, in that moment my life changed forever. That was by far the greatest moment of my life, and I will never forget it. The moment she was laid into my arms time stood still as I was finally holding the daughter that I had grown. As John and I sat there holding our daughter for the first time, all we could do was just cry together. In that exact moment, I learned that love at first sight does exists. I couldn’t believe that someone who was only born for just a few minutes could teach me the true meaning of something so big in life:

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