The Ninth Grade My Best Friend Attempted Suicide Essay

1007 Words Dec 14th, 2015 5 Pages
In the ninth grade my best friend attempted suicide. The doctors have no idea how she survived. When she overdosed on hydrocodone and some of her father’s prescription medicines, it had caused severe intestinal bleeding. Nobody knows how she lived from that.
I remember going to the hospital to see her when she was in her near death state of being. She looked as if somebody had took a knife, cut an incision in her, and just let her blood drain out from her limp body. I was afraid to hug her. I don’t know why I was scared to hug her… I guess seeing her so limp and pale and hooked up to all types of tubes, frightened me. For the first few hours at the hospital she didn’t even know I was there. I sat there alone, and just stared at the girl who was once so happy and so alive. Memories came flowing back. For example, we went shopping together in Sulphur Springs. We got bored in one store so we decided to play a little game of leapfrog. I guess you could say that it was a terrible idea to do so, because she accidentally jumped onto an old lady and knocked that woman down, along with a rack of men’s boxers. Needless to say, we were both banned from that particular store.
We had always done idiotic things like that. It’s what teenage girls do, I guess you could say. We always had so much fun together… Was I a bad friend? A good friend would have known that her best friend was severely unhappy. So unhappy that she wanted to die.
My heart felt like it had been ripped from my…

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