Narrative Essay On Teenage Mom

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Teenage Mom
It is estimated that around 750,000 teenaged girls get pregnant every year, in the United States. I am a part of this statistic. At the age of 15 I became pregnant with a baby girl, whom I later named Penelope Rose Clark. I thought this was the end of my life, but I later found out that I was terribly wrong, it was only the beginning. Life may not go in the direction you had planned, but that doesn’t mean it’s going in the wrong direction.
On August 24, 2016 I found out I was pregnant, in an ultrasound room, while being tested for ovarian cysts. The nurse was checking to see if my bladder was full and said “Oh, that’s strange, there’s a baby in there.” like it was no big deal to her. But for me, time seemed to stop at that moment. I thought I was in a dream, that my life was coming to an end and that surely, I would never be happy again. I was so scared I considered suicide. I thought of every possible way to end my life, to take the easy way out, to just disappear into nothing. The funny thing about me is, though, I’m stubborn.
I began to scour the internet for helpful sources. I looked up everything from abortion clinics to halfway homes for teenage mothers, I didn’t think my parents would ever let me set foot in their house again. At first, they were
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I am living proof that is not always the case. If you have a good support system and a strong to fight for what you believe in, you can achieve anything. I became a mother at 16 and I have loved every sleepless night and tantrum thrown by my beautiful little girl, and I am so thankful I have her. I love being a mother. My life feels as though it has purpose. I don’t feel like I’m help back or that I have a handicap. I have just as much opportunity as everyone else my age does. I may have to work a little harder and stay up a little later to achieve my goals, but I wouldn’t trade my daughter for anything in the

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