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Personal Narrative: Football Injury

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When I was twelve I popped my kneecap off during soccer. Just before Thanksgiving, 2015 I had surgery to repair that injury. A tendon from a donor cadaver was added to my kneecap to hold it place, a spare part. However the surgery is not the story; the story is the three prior years that I played through pain, failure, disappointment and above all, the unknown. Those three years of denial took from me some of my youth; of being irresponsible, of not having a routine night of bandages and therapy; and the ease and indulgence of adolescence that only comes once. I don’t consider my knee issue to be tragic in the scheme of life. It’s just a sports injury, I will live; it will get better. I’m already back running track and I will be under fifty-seconds
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