Hi I am 20 now just about to turn 21. When I was 17 years old life was great my parents and I got a long great. I was a junior in high school. In the morning my dad would always wake me up to get ready for school before he went to work. On Wednesday May 12 1999 it was like any other day. My dad woke me up for school and then went to work.
That day after school I had a soccer game so my mom went with me and my dad was still at work so he didn't go. That night when me and my mom got home from soccer we expected my dad to be home as usual with the lights on and the TV on relaxing in his recliner. But the odd thing was there were no lights on and no TV on. As I walked into the house I turned the lights on and called for my dad cause I didn't hear anything. I walked into the kitchen and there I stood frightened as I found my dad lying there on the floor not moving. I screamed outside for my mom as she was putting the car away. She came running into the house not expecting to find her husband of 37 years lying on the floor.
From that moment on our lives would never be the same. It all happened so quickly totally unexpected. We didn't even know he had a brain aneurysm.
It's been three years now and to this day I still cry at night missing him. I wish he was here to help me with life and I'm going to miss him not walking me down the isle when I get married. Life was changed in an instance and everyday I have to learn to cope without telling my dad how my day went or asking him for advice about my life and I miss hugging him and kissing him.
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