3 different essays
Trials come every human being 's way in this path we familiarly call life . Challenges , as they are often called , serves as the tests that would show the strength , confidence , faith , and courage we have to face even the lowest points in our lives . Sometimes , it is good to recall these memories as they serve as lessons for the future and the strength to move on and appreciate life more than what we owe it today At the age of 19 years old , I was just starting to enjoy the real seat in
At the age of 19 years old , I was just starting to enjoy the real seat in
life of a woman . I appreciate the times I spend with my husband and the times I have for myself . These are my budding years , the years of which I am starting to breathe in life and all the good things that come with it . As I start this new journey , together with my husband , I dream of going to college and earning my degree . Perhaps , become a successful one in my chosen field with the skills and abilities I could share the society . I have a lot of dreams and I laid them one by one before me . I wanted to do this and to do that . The lists went on endlessly . These are the priorities I once wanted . I also planned to rear a child , as this is considered the essence of being a woman , but at a later age when stability in all aspects of my life is for certain
Unexpectedly , at this age , 19 years old , the doctor told me the news that usually brought tears of joy and life-changing moments to most couple there is . However , it was the other side of the story for me . I could not believe what I heard and gloominess immediately washed over my face and the feeling of coldness swept through me . It simply would not sink in to me that I am carrying life and this would really change me . A thousand words ran through my head and a lot of what-ifs are there . The biggest thing that struck me is my plan to get a college degree
The gloominess I had was the opposite for my husband . He could not get over the fact that we are having a child already . He was too happy for words and I could have shared this moment with him if I was not too preoccupied with the scenarios running through my mind . He has waited for this day to come and I knew it was important for him . He thought the tears that ran down my face were because of joy . I could not keep up with his expectations at that moment . I was simply stuck at the middle of things
My first response back then was to have the child in me aborted . I wanted to finish my education and that was my priority . It never occurred to me that this could happen early and is simply out of my plans . He never talked to me...