I met Paige by her locker and asked, “I have a free period. Want to go off campus?”
“I'm going to the library to study.” she said.
“It's the first day. What are you studying?” I said rolling my eyes at her, but smiling.
“For the tests at the end of the semester.” she said.
“Those aren't till January.” I said.
“Still have to get a head start.” she said.
“Okay then, I'll see you in fourth period.” I said walking away.
I grabbed my keys and went out to my car. I decided just to go sit by the river for a little while. I sat down on a bench and just stared at the river. As I watched the river I kept thinking about freshmen year.
Month Two of Pregnancy
I tried pulling my jeans on, but they just wouldn't budge, so I had to settle for yoga pants and a sweatshirt to hide the little bump. I really wasn't that big, but I was gaining a lot of weight. I'm going to have to workout a lot to get the baby fat off after this.
“Ellie, let's go!” yelled Sean. He was still suspended from the team from fighting with Jake. He still had to go to games, but he couldn't play.
“I'm coming.” I said walking down the stairs.
We went out to the car and got in.
“Do I look fat?” I asked.
“Not really. It looks like you've gained a little weight though.” he said as we pulled out.
“I don't wanna get big.” I said.
“Don't worry about it. It doesn't matter what they think.” he said as we pulled into Jenna's driveway.
I got out and rang her doorbell.
Her mom answered.
“Hello, Ellie. How are you feeling today?” she asked me.
“I'm alright. Is Jenna ready?” I asked.
“Yes. Wait here and I'll go get her.” she said going back into the house.
About three minutes after she went in Jenna came out.
“Hey.” she said.
“Hi. Are you ready?” I asked her.
“Yeah, let's go.”
We walked to the car and got in.
“Have you talked to Jake yet?” asked Jenna as we pulled out.
“No and I don't plan to talk to him for the rest of the year.” I said.
“Come on, he's really worried about you.” she said.
“It's all a show.” said Sean.
“What do you mean?” asked Jenna.
“All the girls are pretty mad at him since they found out about him getting her pregnant and the whole list thing. He's pretending to feel guitly, so he can still get girls in bed.” he said as we pulled into the school.
“I still think you should talk to him.” said Jenna.
“What is with you and the whole Jake thing?” I asked.
“What do you mean?” asked Jenna.
“You always seem to take his side. It seems like you have a crush on him or something.” I said as Sean parked the car.
“I don't.” she said blushing really red.
“Wait do you like him?” I asked her as we got out.
“No.” she said as we walked.
When we got into the school Sean went to his locker.
“You can tell me if you do. I won't get mad.” I said as we got to her locker.
“Okay, I do have a little crush on him.” she said opening her locker.
“What about Owen?” I asked.
“Owen's in alternative and he has a girlfriend.” she said sadly.
“I'm sorry. I'm not mad about you liking Jake, I'd be shocked if you didn't.”
“I can't do anything about it.” she said.
“Why?” I asked.
“He still likes you.”
“How do you know that?” I asked.
“Whenever we see him and he just stares at you like a little lost puppy.” she said.
“I don't feel that way about him, at least not anymore.” I said.
“Even if he did like me, I wouldn't date him because your my best friend and you're caring his baby.” she said. I was touched.
The bell ran and we both left for our first period class. As I walked down the hallway I saw everybody stare at me.
I was about to go into my class when a girl stepped in front of me.
“You're such a slut.” she said.
“Just because I'm pregnant doesn't make me a slut.”
“A real slut can't admit it to herself.”
“Only you would know a real slut, wouldn't you?” said a voice from behind me.
It was Aly.
“Just leave her alone and go bother someone else.” she said.
The girl looked like she was about to say something, but thought better of it and walked away.
“Are you ok?” asked Aly.
“Yeah, I'm fine.”
“Sorry about Amy, she thinks she's so great.” said Aly.
“I'm used to it by now.” I said.
“Don't worry, I've got your back.” she said.
“Anytime. See you later.” she said and walked off.
I was happy that I still had some real friends left.
We just wanted to Say That It is all happening really fast in the outside (Real) world, but in herhead it's really slow of everything that is happening. Just wanted to tell you guys that :)
~Kitty & Amber :)