Personal Narrative: My Ostiomalacia

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“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure”, Mark Twain. Ostiomalacia. It’s a disease that weakens your bones and can lead to serious health issues. You know life is not going to be easy when doctors stab a two-year-old weeping kid. My condition worsened and I had to get operated. The memories I have are dim but I do remember watching Tom and Jerry and laughing in my room and the doctor promising my parents that my life would be as joyful as it was right at that moment. Life was never fair. Year after year, I always came across a time when my leg would stop me from competing in competitions. It was in third grade when I realised that my left leg was longer than my right. This deformity gave me a lot of pain, watching my friends play around. It was not later in 6th grade that my weak bone would be the cause of cracking my ankle a day before my Cricket tournament. I kept kicking myself! With every ball my friends kicked, and every basket that they made, I felt an outcaste. For a long time, I was the kid behind the wall peeping at the kids who were running around and playing sports. I was frustrated that I was the only one in the entire school who was so unlucky. The doctors told me that I wouldn’t be able to play, and if I did, I…show more content…
These events in my life are building stones towards an unknown future that I eagerly await to encounter. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful”, this is the mantra I live by, and nobody can tell me that I cant make it. They can judge me with my incapabilities, but I will never be late to prove them wrong. Sometimes the things you cant change end up changing you. With every pain I receive, my moral fibre unravels a

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