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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Late-Night Update

Okay friends!

Wow. As Ally said, I didn't have super high expectations for my first date, but I felt like it was a good ice breaker into my new life as a vivacious single woman with an arsenal of confidence and kick-ass shoes.

So, started out with Peruvian food (delicious!) and had an amazing time. I feel so relieved--within five minutes my nerves were completely gone. I was articulate, he made me laugh (hard), we talked for hours and now eight hours later the date has ended, followed up by a sweet text. (Despite the late hour, the date ended with all my clothes on, don't worry.)

I'm going out with him again tomorrow. That seems kind of soon and crazy, I suppose, but I did enjoy his company and I'm about to head out of town till July, so there's no harm of me jumping into things.

However, I did fall over a table and cut my knee, and also misinterpreted him leaning in as an invitation for a good night kiss--which it wasn't. Which was kind of awkward. But you know what? The kiss was exciting, it's been a long time, and I can own my awkwardness.

5 comments:

V said...

So great you had a fab time! I love your story telling and can't wait to hear more about the single lady fun you have!

Ally said...

Oh goodie! I'm such a nerd - I was all atwitter wondering how your date went :)

You kissed a boy! *squeal* I hate dating but boy do I love those butterflies when it's all new. I can't wait to hear more!

D'Rae said...

So glad to hear your date went well! And you are seeing him again!

*Diane* said...

i'm so glad you had a great time. By the way, i love the way you write..very funny story. I like that you're owning your "awkwardness"...lol i'm on my way to owning mine :-) Keep us posted

Sheila said...

Oh, that is so cool, Erica! it's been so long since I dated, I have to live vicariously through you. :)

The awkwardness is sweet - and it's only awkward if you let it be.