Bad Choices

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Bad Choices

Choices, everyone goes through them sometimes you make good ones and sometimes you make bad ones. In my case I've mad a lot of bad choices in my Junior year of High School. I've learned the hard way about making bad choices, lying, and being disrespectful to my family. In some ways I think learning the hard way was good for me, otherwise I might not have learned at all. After being in trouble and experiencing the worst of my past high school years, I have new motivation to get everything straight with my life.

August 28th was the first day I decided to stay home from school and the start of my long and dreadful skipping school experience. I had no logical reason for not going to school, I just didn't care at the time and needed a reality check. After the first couple days of not going to school it became a "I don't care" and "One more day wont hurt" mentality. I was ditching 2 to 3 days a week in the beginning of the third week of school. On October the first I skipped school once again and surprisingly my mom showed up unexpectedly at home and got a notice from the school about my excessive absences at school. My mom was outraged and disappointed. When I got home, choked up embarrassed and feeling so stupid, I had to look into my moms eyes and tell her that I hadn't been going to school and that I had lied to her about my grades and absences. I didn't have a explanation for my mom or a excuse I told her straight out that I had no reason to and that she didn't deserve what I had did to her. My mom talked to the school and Principle about my ditching, they were forced to punish me for what I did. I ended up with 52 hours of detention in the 6th week of school. I had the most hours on the schools detention list and I didn't feel honored to hold the spot. I went through a review with 3 of my teachers and the vice-principal. We thought up solutions and searched for motivation to get me to go to school and get passing grades. They thought I...
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