Life Changes of Annie S. essays
I sit at the foot of what is to become her bed and glare into her dismal eyes. She seems like such a simple soul, yet full of unused energy. As one gazes deeper, no happiness is shown. The hospital is draining her last emotions.Her world is slowly crumbling and there is nothing she can do about it.
Annie, my Aunt, has just been admitted to the hospital for the fourth time in less than six months. Doctors do not know how to diagnose her, but they are still trying. She feels alone and scared as she enters a world known to her all too well. She will wake up in a bed that is not hers and a room soon to become home. Nobody knows how to console her or whether she even wants comforting. Every once in a while she speaks of the way things use to be. She was actively
involved in her family, her home, and her church, and now those seem to be disappearing.
Annie turned 45 this year and in the course of her years she has accomplished many things. Annie was a outstanding lady and a very active church member, before she took sick. She attended college directly after high school . She gave birth to one child, who stills resides in Dumas. I can recall her giving me money and commanding, “Now don’t tell anyone because they’ll get jealous and want some also.” I would never ask for the money, but it always appeared. I am sure that she did this for all of her family, but it made me feel a little more special. She was very good at making others feel as if they were worth more than they actually were.
Annie has always helped with my brothers and me. Those were the days when we had fun together. She would take me to church and many singing concerts. One such concert she gave me a ride to was especially memorable. Aunt Annie was ready to back out of a friends driveway when the mailbox jumped behind her car and begged her to hit it. She answered the prayers of the mailbox and ran right over top of it, sp