Turning Point In My Life

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Have you ever experienced something that helped you realize just how special you could truly be? It’s a moment we look back on as the key turning point in our lives. We all have them. This experience helps us visualize what our future holds. It may lead us to compare ourselves to older figures, hoping that we can someday sit in the same ranks as them. No matter how big your experience, it can have a lasting impact on your life. My life changing experience was a basketball game during December of 2017. The day started out just like every other day. I woke up to my obnoxious alarm, groggily walked upstairs, and made myself a peanut butter jelly sandwich. As I sat down in the tan recliner, I flipped the television channel to NBATV. I proceeded to watch the highlights from last night’s games in the NBA. It didn’t take long for the Stephen Curry highlight reel of remarkable three-pointers to start playing. Watching in amazement, I imagined myself doing the same in my game later that night. As I arrived at school, my…show more content…
The lyrics blared,” Are you ready for your blessings?” It made me realize that all the hard work I had been putting in would eventually pay off in ways that I couldn’t imagine. The point was that I had prepared myself for the opportunity to receive blessings upon me. This got me even more psyched for the game. All of this energy building up finally boiled over as I began to get dressed in the locker room prior to the game. My butterflies had reached an all-time high when I rubbed the icy-hot cream deep into my right calf, which had been bothering me the past couple of days. I slid my knee pad on over my left knee and laced up my white and gold, Stephen Curry, Under Armor sneakers. My teammates prepped for the game by jumping up and down to the newest Drake song. I nodded my head to the beat while snapping the buttons together on my pull-away warm-up

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