Part of My Life
It happened so suddenly! My chest began tightening, my stomach was twisted, and my heart was racing. It felt as if the center of my head, right behind my nasal cavity, was being pulled. My knees buckled as a sound roared through my head and black clouds passed their way into my vision. I felt as if the stars in the sky were so close that I could touch them, until they just suddenly disappear out of my sight. When your brain doesn’t receive enough oxygen, you begin to lose consciousness, which is known as fainting.
One night I was staying at my friend Hannah’s house that is out in the country, about three miles from the town of Waldron. It was a 2-story white house with a wraparound porch leading from the tall white front door to the squeaky brown back door. About 25 feet from the road stood a tall electric fence that lead all the way around the yard and stopped at the small dirt bike shed. To the right of the shed stood an old rundown red barn that looked as old as my 90-year-old grandma did. Around the entire house was a dirt bike track with a jump located in the front yard to the left side of the driveway. I always loved to go there, we always had something to do and we never got bored!
Hannah’s brother Cody and his best friend Ron loved to ride dirt bikes, and they always went out there late at night to clean them up and make sure they stayed running correctly. My friend Amber, Hannah, and I all followed them out to the barn one night. We didn’t know what they were doing in the barn, so we turned on the big bright light that hung from the dirt bike shed so we could see where they were. Next thing we saw was Ron running out the back of the barn and Cody not too far behind him.
“You can’t catch me!” yelled Ron.
“Want to make that a bet?” Screamed Cody.
We all started running from the barn to the other side of the house like dogs chasing a squirrel. I started running faster than Hannah and Amber so I could catch up to Ron and Cody. I...