He closed the door without saying a word; I was unsure whether or not to follow him. I could hear him sobbing in our bedroom. What on earth was I to do? I have never seen him this upset in the whole twelve years that I have known him. I decided to leave him alone for a bit until he calmed down. I could hear him throwing and smashing things around our room and shouting “why me?”
After about three hours he emerged from our room red faced and teary eyed. He turned to me and said “How could this happen to me, im too young” I replied “these things just happen I don’t know why” trying to stop myself from bursting into tears. “You’ll be fine though I just know you will” He looked at me in disbelief and replied “I hope so”.
I met Conner twelve years ago at the start of secondary school, at first we were just friends but the last five years we have been going out with each other and have plans to get married. He’s just so kind and caring towards me. His mam and dad died when he was young in a car crash and he has no siblings so I am his only family. I love him so much and don’t know what I’d do without him.
A few weeks ago Conner collapsed when he was in work. After numerous tests they found a tumour on his brain but we weren’t sure whether it was malignant or benign and guess what………it’s malignant, how could this happen to him, to us. Conner has cancer I never thought I’d ever hear those words together in a sentence. And to make matters worse what was once brilliant news is not turning out to be so good, I’m five months pregnant. I can’t raise this baby on my own without Conner, I can’t even bear to think about it.
Conner’s due back in the hospital three weeks from now to get the tumour removed, I don’t think I have been more nervous in my whole entire life, but we know that we can get through this we have to.
3 weeks later.
“Conner” I shouted as I ran up the stairs “ Come on, the taxi’s here” he looked at me, and I...