At twelve in the morning you would never expect the phone to be ringing. In a panic, I heard my brother on the end of the line. In a voice of distress and pain he explained that he was in an accident. My brother’s near death experience made me realize how precious every moment of life truly is.
Just think, in a blink of an eye your life could completely change. Hearing such bad news makes me treasure all that I have. Learning about my brother’s snow mobile accident and what he went through made me realize it was going to be a long road to recovery. He broke both of his legs and the doctors were unsure if he would ever walk again.
Being a strong person, I constantly tried to bring out the best of the situation. My parents were devastated to see what had happened to my brother. Instead of getting upset, I saw the positive in the situation. I told my parents just think if the snowmobile would have landed a little higher he would have been dead. This is why when bad things come your way you always need to keep a positive outlook.
Taking care of a loved one gave me the chance to experience responsibility. Having a strong relationship with family is one of the most important things in life. Having to be home and constantly cared for isn’t the greatest feeling in the world, I realize that. But as a loving sister I gave up all my free time and devoted it to him. For example I made sure he was taking all of his proper medications and not overdosing on