I beat my alarm by one minute today, Thank God. I rather the smell & sound of warm April rain hitting the window pain awake me. Every morning I wanted to throw that damn iPhone against the wall. It was 6:14 AM and Deuce had already fallen back asleep after calling out from work. He rarely called out of work but last night he started something he couldn’t finish. I put my feet on the stool to hop off of the canopy bed onto the plush, newly laid gray carpet. I hate bright lights in the morning so attempted to find my Nike fLip flops by running my foot along my bed.
Once, I found my slides I went downstairs to the kitchen. I grabbed two bags of smoothie ingredients from the freezer I already prepped. After I grabbed the Nutri bullet, I pulled the Oscar Meyer bacon from the bottom drawer. When Duece and I reconnected two years ago we both decided to give up red meat. Everything except bacon because bacon is its own food group.
I blended both our smoothies and put his in the refrigerator and bacon in the microwave for later. Pulling out my Macbook I sat at the island in the kitchen to begin my day. That’s when I saw a purple sheet of paper fall out.
“Kree, thank you for loving me when I didn’t even love myself. For that, I owe you the world.
Rolling my eyes, I let out a deep sigh and shook my head with a smile. It hadn’t always been like this though our chemistry was always. We were the definition of “Oh, we grew up together”.
It was summer 2010 when I first meet Deuce. Or should I say Deuce met me. It was at my friend’s block party. I was at the cooler with my friend when he came up to me and said, “Yo you not from around here are you?”
I was annoyed. Not necessarily at him but Youn and I was going through it. So at the time, I didn’t want the male species even breathing too loud around me. I wish he would have left me alone but no. Instead, he….
To Be Continued…