Now I breathe, it is scary, blurry, and kind of dark. But I breathe.
In 2 hours 26 minutes, I am going to be 26 years old. I wanted to celebrate my birthday by taking a breath after holding it for 26 years.
Holding my breath, at the beginning
So, the ones who know me in person, know the story of my first name. Tekin is the name of the doctor who saved my life during my birth. I don’t want to give much detail, but briefly, I did not breathe around 5 minutes when I was born. He made me breathe with artificial respiration. Then, my mom…