So, I had a pretty sad day yesterday. I've got a friend at work and, for all intents and purposes, she's my best friend. We chat together all the time, try to schedule our smoke breaks together so we can sit outside, chat it up for five minutes, and then get back to work. Stacy's sweet, a great Mom, and is always willing to lend an ear.
Why is this sad?
Because she's moving. My bestie's moving to Michigan and while there're always times that we could visit each other, it just sucks that I won't have her there to chit-chat with at work anymore.
My boyfriend and I went to her place yesterday, since she's leaving, officially, on Wednesday. We grilled out, chatted it up, and...
.... Played on the Slip'n'slide!
Yeah, you heard it. Two grown women, a grown man, and about five or six kids all taking turns on the Slip'n'slide. I can say that my chest and stomach are pretty sore; I don't remember it hurting that bad when I was a kid-- I just remember that Slip'n'slides were fun as Hell and was a pretty good way to beat the Summer heat.
I took loads of pictures of the kids, since they were having so much fun. I even got some video of Stacy going down the Slip'n'slide! We really had to beg her to even go down it, and we snuck the video while she wasn't looking. It was loads of fun!
I swore that I wouldn't cry that day, but I'm always bad with good-byes. I promised myself that, if I had to cry, I wouldn't let her see it, because I knew that it would make her cry. I couldn't help myself once we started pulling away from the house, I almost completely broke down. Even now, I'm getting a little misty. :(
Well, she's got a necklace that I made for her for her birthday, and she gave me her ring so that we wouldn't forget each other. Not like we're not friends on FaceBook, but not being able to see her every day will really suck. I even cried a little when I ate some of the cupcakes she had me bring home.
Stacy, if you're reading this, I hope you get to Michigan safe and sound. I was already thinking about paying you a visit and you hadn't even finished packing yet! You'll always be my best friend, no matter how far away we are. Lots of love, Girl!