September 30, 2013
The Nightmare That Felt Real
It was a chilly autumn night; I could hear the wind howling outside. I took my horse-pill of a vitamin, and then climbed to the top bunk of my bed. As I lied there, I started feeling really sweaty and my mouth started to fill up with saliva. I jumped down realizing my unborn child did not like the vitamin and ran to the bathroom right across the hall from my bedroom. I barely made it to the toilet when my dinner flowed like a river out of my mouth; all I could see floating around in the water was orange chewed-up chunks of macaroni and cheese. I went back to my bed and fell fast asleep. It wasn’t long before I fell into a nightmare that still haunts me as a mom (ten years later.)
I woke up in my sister Kim’s’ car, to the hot sun beating down on my face. The leather from the seat stuck to my legs uncomfortably. I looked at Kim who was driving, and she looked back with a concerned smile on her face. Kim is tall and thin with golden brown eyes and long dark hair that runs all the way down her back past her bottom. I turned my head to look into the backseat to see my newborn baby boy and my nephew Leo sitting there quietly. My son was as big as my nephew who was two years old and looked just like his twin. Both had chocolate-colored eyes surrounded by eyelashes so long and luscious. They also had wavy light-colored hair that shined in the sun. It was unusual to see my son the same size as a toddler, considering he was a newborn baby. I started to wonder, what could be wrong with him? Why is he so big already, when he should be a peanut? Scared of what the answer may be I started shaking, and my stomach started fluttering. We headed to the doctor’s office for my son’s first check up. As we walked into the waiting room, the smell of disinfectant filled our noses. The waiting room was completely empty, not one other patient was in there. At the receptionist desk sat a lady ready to register him. She had ear...
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