This week has been BeKindRewrite’s Voices week. The challenge is to write a scene from five different voices or perspectives in around 100 words. This year’s I have to say has been harder to write than I thought it would be because it’s based on something that happened to a good friend of mine a couple of years ago, so it took a while to get the words out. Plus, life got in the way this week (I was supposed to start writing on Monday) but I finally have my pieces ready, so here’s voice one.
I’m not dying!. For Christ’s sake, I played football for years. My knees are jelly now and my back went out on me years ago, but my lungs? What the hell happened to them? I used to be able to run a 4.6 40 and hardly get out of breath. Now I can’t even bend over to tie my shoes without wheezing like a 90 year old. The doctors are wrong. I just need another round of tests and they’ll realize they’re wrong. I’ll take antibiotics and get back in time for recruiting. I can’t be dying…can I?