May 14, 2011 at 6:47 pm 1 comment

Two down, two more to go! I made it through my informative speech! I was extremely nervous, going on the first day, but everyone was very supportive and helped me get through it.  It helps if you just breathe!

My speech was about my great grandma who had dementia, and how it effected her and my family. It was not only difficult on her, but on my family and me as well. One of her favorite things to do was sew, and she made all of the grandkids baby blankets. I brought mine into the class to show. Eventually she forgot how to sew, but I take pride in the fact that I still have something in remembrance of her, along with something she loved to do.

I had no intention of crying, but somehow I ended up doing just that. Everyone was still very supportive, however, and now I’m not as nervous anymore about giving speeches. I’m starting to like this class more and more everyday! Everyone’s speeches were very interesting and everyone did a great job! I am really looking forward to hearing everyone’s demonstration speeches!



Entry filed under: By Haley, Finding Your Voice, informative speech, Meaning, public speaking, Reflecting on Experience, Speech Topics, Uncategorized.

Surprised! Still Stressing

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  • 1. courtneyp2012  |  May 17, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    Your speech reached out to me. I understand what it feels like to lose a loved one. You were very strong up there Great job!


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