posted on May, 31 2016 @ 09:51 PM
I drowned at Marine Corps swim qualification. They threw us in with camouflage utilities and combat boots which made me tire considerably after a
short bit. I panicked when my legs went down and struggled to keep my head as far above the water as possible which tired me even quicker. Down I
My lungs filled with water and immediately I stopped trying to breath because of the water. Wasn't uncomfortable. The fear above the water was worse.
Just remember floating towards the bottom of the pool peacefully as everything started to go dark. I had always heard drowning wasn't that bad of a
way to go and I have to admit it wasn't. Aside from the struggle before that is.
Marines jumped in, pulled me out, pumped the water out of my lungs, and threw me right back in. I swam much better the second time.
31-5-2016 by Apollumi because: edit..
edit on 31-5-2016 by Apollumi because: edit 2..