Personal Narrative: My Adversity In My Life

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The adversity that I have faced in my life is not something I look down upon. My challenges have pushed me to be the best person I can be and are the root of my success. High school has been an amazing, while also difficult, time for me. It seems like just yesterday I was walking in the doors for my first day of freshman year, unsure what to expect from the new environment. The opportunities that high school offer inspired me to take action and to become involved. Balancing my studies, athletics, job, and social life has become my greatest adversity. It has lead to sleepless nights and mental breakdowns as I face its challenges. These hardships have caused me countless injuries as I challenge my body and tears as I fail to reach my goals. I…show more content…
I always want to be with my friends and remain incredibly social. My friends and I partake in all sorts of activities, whether it be basketball games or going to the local ski resort. I love to make new friends and have developed close bonds with students from all the high schools in the tristate area. As I enjoy my social life, I must remember to keep the excitement in moderation. Many times I will have to skip events to study and struggle to find time for all the relationships I have developed. Time management and persistence have allowed me to overcome this problem. Regardless of how busy my social or extracurricular life becomes, I always make time for school. I have had a great high school career, earning all “A’s” over the past four years. I play varsity for all three of the sports I am currently in and are going to be promoted next month at my job. The time and effort that I have put into school compares to nothing else in my life. I hold myself to a standard that is self-demanding, yet I accept adversity. The times I have failed give me the strength and inspiration to move onto better goals. I take grip of inspiration from those around me and use it to work for everything I desire. When it comes to dealing with an overwhelming amount commitment and expectations, I always remember to keep the final goal in mind. The adversity I have faced dealing with being involved will allow

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