The Day My Life Forever Changed
Felicia N. Blevins
In this paper I will describe what it felt to become a mother. The emotions I went through and the impact it is having on my life. I will also show how the feeling of a new life that a mother carries in her body for months doesn’t change after the first one, the subsequent children make you fall in love and have that same rush of emotions all over again. I will describe what kind of person I used to be and what my children have made me strive to me now. The Day My Life Forever Changed
There have been many instances in people’s lives where you know it is a life changing event. Typically, when those type of scenarios happened to me, I would forget about it within a week, or of course, until the next life changing thing happened to me. There we would stand, boggled again, briefly and move on. I truly experienced life changing events that would never be forgotten. The birth of my children would be an experience I would never forget. Physically, I will forget. I am more focused on the wave of emotions rushed over me. Emotions that I had, I felt with both children. I felt them no different, unconditional love and uncontrolled emotions.
I can remember this day as if it were yesterday. August 5, 2009 was the day I found out I was expecting my first child. I was smoking a cigarette and having a beer prior to taking a pregnancy test, and it was in the middle of the day. My roommate at the time took three and they all said negative, she was convinced she was pregnant and I had no thought I was. To ease her mind that the pregnancy tests were not “broken”; it was my turn to try it. I have to admit, I didn’t expect what I saw. I was pregnant. Finish drinking my beer, no! Go to the doctor, that’s the right thing to do. Panic mode kicked in. It was real; I soon went to the doctor in September and confirmed this was not from a broken pregnancy test. I was due April 16, 2010. Here we go! My...
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