My success is mostly based from my family. They are the ones that make me strive to be better every single day, and that is probably why I like to talk and write about them a lot. The Writing Collection we did was a bunch of flash draft essays we wrote about events that have changed us or our view on life. Out of all of my flash drafts, the one that was by far the best and most meaningful was the essay I wrote about my family, called “Is Family Really Forever?”. It always amazed me how I could write so much about my family, and that’s when my realization of success with my family hit me.
As a teenager, I went through chapters where I was almost certain that I will never find a person who would want to marry me, but changes occur every minute so we never see what’s coming. Shortly after I met my husband, I realized he was the most wonderful person I have ever met in my whole existence. I couldn’t ignore the idea that he might be Mr. Perfect. By the time our relationship started becoming more intense, my husband and I would talk about our future together, including our careers, getting married, moving in, traveling, and having children.
In “Am I MS?” Miriamne Ara Krummel talks about her personal journey she endured dealing with multiple sclerosis. Krummel further explains at the end how she was finally able to accept her diagnosis and to embrace it. She finds that it’s important to be open about the disease. She believes that, “it might be helpful if more people would talk about death and dying as an intrinsic part of life” (76-77).When she was first diagnosed, she had a difficult time coping with MS. In fact, she at first denied that she could possibly have MS and like her family, were hoping that it was some kind of flu, until further testings’ at the hospital proved them wrong.
Harlem by Langston Hughes reminds me of the challenge in life to never get distracted by the everyday living of the world and forget your true purpose. When I was young dreams were always so grandiose. I believed anything can be possible, but what many people don't realize is the path from where you are now to how your gonna get to that dream. When your young the future looks so far away and planning really isn't ingrained into your head as it would be as you age. I had many dreams in my life all separate from each other one for example was wanting to be as big as Arnold Schwarzenegger.
My proudest accomplishment would be being college bound. Being college bound delineates how far I've progressed in life and how much I've achieved. Taking my background into consideration, I've accomplished so much more than i would ever have predicted, and I have proved so many people wrong. Throughout life, my intelligence was often questioned and i was frequently told by my family and peers that I wouldn't accomplish anything of great substance and that my dreams are futile. Nevertheless, I never let their spiteful words bring me down or sway my focus and i continued working hard so one day I can repay my mom for all she did for me.
DDS Scholarship Essay “You must aspire to be someone in life. You must take the opportunities put in your path and make the most of your accomplishments.” My father has always told me this throughout my life and has taught me to never let a chance slip away from my grip. Once the opportunity of receiving this scholarship crossed my path, I had to take it. Several events in my life have shaped me to become the student and person I am today. Education is a valuable treasure, and with it you can do anything.
Ever since I graduated High school they kept pushing me like if I was one a swing, to keep going and I did, I attended Heritage University. I did not want to be far away from my parents and sister, so Heritage was the best option I had. My parents have been my every day inspiration because every day they work so hard to bring food and keep a roof under our heads and I am very thankful for that. That’s why I’m here going to school and trying my best to graduate and become someone later, so they can be glad that I achieved and didn’t back out. We have to follow the path because that path never ends it might have rough edges and bumps, but as long as you believe you will soon get to your destination.
All the while I was breezing through endocrine therapies trying to find one to stabilize the cancer. Later, I became uncomfortable in my own skin as my outward appearance diminished under the guise of cancer. My joy has, undoubtedly, been on trial, but I don’t let the devil take it away. By God’s grace and the prayers and encouragement of my family and friends, I have gotten out of bed everyday and tackled whatever the day had to offer. I have been able to care for my family, worship, work and play under the undeserved grace of God.
People are afraid of change, we normally don’t know how to react towards it. Tomasen who wrote “Love, Laughter and Leukemia”, gave us their point of view of how to see the world in a positive way. Throughout this essay Tomasen talked about a lady, Emma being diagnosed with Leukemia, she didn’t know why God made her go through that phase but it was out of her hands. All she could do is embrace it and look for the good moments that have and had happened to her. When she found out she had Leukemia, she didn’t know what to do or how to take that news.
They say some people are destined for greatness, and there 's no escaping destiny. But often, those who are chosen to be great have no idea. Through trials and tribulations, they find their way. There are many experiences that have motivated my change, it took me a long time to realize I had to do better not only for me but for my family. Backbone was a big part of why I decided to go to college, it opened my eyes to so much, broadened my way of thinking.
For example, I was hospitalized because of server acute pancreatitis, had tooth surgery, and taking out lump surgery from my neck two time. From those life style, I learn that health is most valuable than any others. And now I would like to share some of my illness and how I get over from my illness with different life patterns. First, I had acute pancreatitis when I was three years old. My mother said that I vomited everything that I ate for three to four days and one day I was throwing up and crying for whole night.
“Now I understand why those men were crying, I understand why this war needs to end, I understand everything now,” She wrote this passage while she was hospitalized. Us at the Chester County Times luckily got to speak to her mother. July 9th, 1883, Gettysburg Pennsylvania “ 20 years after Mary’s death, and we still don 't really have any idea why she would do this, why do you think Mary decided this?” I ask “ Mary was always someone to be the first to say hello to everyone while she was walking since she was little, she always wanted to see a change in the world.” “So do you think the only way she could see it change is by helping with making a
My sister quickly filled my mother’s place, as we tried to keep our minds off of what just happened and focused on the fact that we had not eaten anything all morning. I could no longer produce tears. Accepting the fact that my grandmother is gone, is something that I know she wanted from her family. Thoughts of my grandmother being a statistic of cancer is heart wrenching. Leukemia did not win against my grandmother, but I also wish that she would have been able to get the necessary treatment she needed for a person her age.
Their biggest fears were (a) was this too much for me to handle at this point in my life and (b) me moving away from home. After explaining that I have 100% faith that God will get me through this no matter how many obstacles jump out at me, and I can start out online and work my way up to moving in a couple years, they became more ok with the idea. My friends on the other hand have been a different story; I have chosen to keep my new journey a secret from most of them. The few close friends I have told are very supportive and encouraging to my success. Having all those closest to me in support of my decision has been amazing.