I Almost Drowned Once

I was in elementary school (I don’t remember what year exactly) & my family was at the lake with my Uncle Curt & Aunt Jackie.  I had taken swimming lessons & knew how to swim, but I swam out too far & I was starting to get tired.  When I looked back to the shore, it seemed far.  So, I began to panic & felt too tired to get back.  I started swallowing water & struggling to even keep my head above water.  I couldn’t get a loud enough call out for help before I’d sink back down again.  I was terrified.  It was all I could do to keep coming back up for air & to try to get […]