Personal Narrative: Participate In Fitness

narrative Essay
337 words
337 words

Sometimes, we take the small things in life for granted. From a very young age, I couldn’t participate in many activities. I tried so hard to immerse myself and be a part of sports teams, but the complications and problems in my feet rendered me immobile- maybe handicapped is a more appropriate word. The dance team didn’t want me because my ankles were too weak. The gymnastics program didn’t want me because I was too much of a liability, if I couldn’t stick the landings correctly. Eventually, I tried out for sports that didn’t require a lot of running, like volleyball. Little did I know, the warm up was 20 laps around the gym. Needless to say, I was immediately cut. However, I did find my niche. I was one of two girls on the boy’s varsity

In this essay, the author

  • Narrates how they tried out for sports that didn't require a lot of running, like volleyball, and eventually found their niche on the boy's varsity golf team.
  • Narrates how they stopped playing golf when they were 17 and wanted to be involved in a more rigorous sporting activity. weight training is one of the few sports activities where your opponent is yourself.
  • Narrates the scariest part of the whole process, waiting to be called into the waiting room and knowing when you wake up from surgery, everything will be different-hopefully for the better.
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