When I woke up, Emily was sitting on my stomach and Bailey was laying next to Daniel.
"What's up?" I said groggily.
She smiled and waved. I checked my phone to see what time it was; it was 9:00. I was really tired, but I couldn't go back to sleep so I got up.
"Are you hungry?"
"What do you want?"
"Okay, let's go brush our teeth."
After brushing our teeth, we went into the kitchen. I put Daniel in a high chair and got started. I decided to make pancakes, sausage and bacon, even though it was just me and two small children. I made French toast for myself because I didn't want pancakes. Suddenly, I heard the front door open and a deep voice resonated through the house.
"Yoooo," I heard Darrell say.
"What are you doing here?" I asked. I turned around and saw he brought his girlfriend, Alexis, with him.
"Just wanted to stop by for a minute."
"Yall wanna stay for breakfast?"
"Alexis, do you want pancakes or French toast?"
I finished cooking and put everything on the table.
"So why are y'all up so early today?" I asked cutting up a pancake for Daniel.
"Well she woke me up and I went to go pick her up. Then we didn't know what to do, so we came here," Darrell explained.
I saw Alexis kinda nudge Darrell a little and his eyes widened for her to stop. I watched them for a minute before saying anything.
"What's goin' on?"
"Give it to her now," Alexis said.
She had a big smile on her face and it made me nervous.
"Give me what?"
"Well, I know you're going to LA on Sunday, so I wanted to give you your birthday present early," Darrell said.
He walked into the living room and came back with a card.
"Happy early birthday Bri," he said handing me the card.
I opened the envelope, pulled out the card and tried to read it, but Darrell snatched it away.
"Forget the card; look in the envelope!"
I looked back in the envelope and pulled out two tickets to the Clippers' season opener. Shit yes!
"Oh my god, I love you! Thank you!" I said giving him a hug.
"But this isn't until October, why are you giving them to me now?"
"Well somebody couldn't wait," he said looking at Alexis.
I laughed a little. I felt like I had to do something for them because this was kind of a big deal.
"What are y'all doin' tonight?" I asked them.
"Darrell's taking me out. I don't know where though," Alexis answered.
I ran to my room and got my wallet.
"Here," I said handing Darrell $100, "y'all have fun."
"I already have money," he said.
"Well now you have more."
I'm not gonna lie, I spoil my brother. Even though he has a job and he's a senior in high school, I chose to do it. He is my baby brother; I gotta take care of him.
"Thanks," he said giving me another hug.
After they finished eating, they left. I cleaned the kitchen, then gave Daniel & Emily a bath. I got them into their clothes and shortly after Myron came to pick them up. When they left, I went back in my room to change. I had nothing to do today, so I sat on the couch with Bailey until I got a call from Monique.
Me: Hey hoe, what's up?
She sounded really tired
Me: Are you hungover?
Me: [laughs] Why were you drinking so much last night?
Monique: I wanted to escape reality for a minute.
I knew exactly what she was talking about. All I could do was shake my head.
Monique: But forget about me, what are you doing for your birthday on Wednesday?
Me: I think my family wants to take me out to dinner.
I didn't like the sound of her voice. She sounded upset and exhausted.
Monique: [crying] Bri, when are you coming back.
Me: I don't know yet. Monique, what's wrong?
Monique: I need you to come back. I'm not happy like I used to be.
Me: Nique, I do-
Monique: Briana please! I just can't take it anymore.
Me: Okay. I'll see what I can do.
Monique: Thank you Bri. I gotta go, but I'll call you later.
I hung up and I was on the verge of crying. The fact that my best friend feels this way hurts me so much. It's a good thing I'm leaving tomorrow. I let out an obnoxious sigh. I was going back to LA for a week for my birthday and it was supposed to be a happy time, but how am I supposed to be happy when my best friend isn't. I sighed another obnoxious sigh and went back in my room to pack.
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Briana is a free-spirited rebel in need of a change. So when her parents send her to California to better herself, she meets some friends that have the potential to change her. One of these new friends may even have potential to be more than a frie...