Lisa Bogdon Narration Essay: A Horrific Act Of Violence

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Lisa Bogdon Narration Essay 23, February 2012 Mary-Ann Quick A horrific act of Violence On June 6th, 2014, my life changed when I experienced a random act of violence. This act of violence involved my mother and her boyfriend at the time. My mother was a victim of a deadly domestic violence. This deadly act of violence caused her to be hospitalized and left fighting for her life. This is one of the worst experiences I have experienced in my life. Domestic Violence is a major concern to society and is an ever-occurring problem. It all began on June 5, 2014, when I got a call from my mother saying she was at the hospital around 7:00 pm. I didn’t know why she was at the hospital, just that she was there and I needed to get there. I got to the hospital as fast as I could. When I got to the hospital and got to see my mom, I could tell she was in pain but she didn’t look hurt. So I stayed with her at the hospital until midnight that night because she told me to go home to my kids. My…show more content…
After being sent home from the emergency room and I had to send her back not even two hours later because something was wrong. My mom got admitted into St. Luke’s Hospital for Serotonin Syndrome. Serotonin Syndrome is a life threatening drug reaction that is caused from too much of the same medicine (which also means the body having too much Serotonin). Serotonin Syndrome was caused by the Emergency Department, not paying attention to her everyday medicine and giving her something she was already on. My mom’s health was all over the place. Her heart stopped, beating too fast, and then not beating fast enough. Her lungs collapsed a few times, she couldn’t breathe without a mask and she had to have tubes put in her throat. For the next five days the doctors let her body run its course. She was in a medically induced comma from the Serotonin. These days where touch and go. I didn’t know whether my mom was going to make

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