The Way Life Is CH 36 MONTHES LATERIt was my first week in New York and I was living with my cousin's friend in an apartment, even six months later I still have the same gross job
.My first day at the Zoo was
. Not the best first day on the job. I was the Zoo's Pooper Scooper, meaning I was one of the three people that picked up the Animal's poop. Every other minute someone was calling my name to pick up the poop which got a bit annoying
.."Sam!!! Lion's cage!!!" my friend Monique yelled through the walkie talkie hanging off my belt, "Okay!! I got it.." I said back grabbing my supplies and heading to the lion cage.An hour later, I was walking down the brick path to the supply closet with Monique. "I'm not kidding Sam
When was the last time you have been on a date?!" I didn't answer. "Exactly
. Come on Sam
Just let me hook you up with one boyfriend's friends!!" Monique said well playfully smacking my shoulder. I shook my head, "No Monique
You know I don'
The Way Life Is CH 2Later that day I was sitting at home, I looked at the clock, 3:40. Lilly should be getting picked up from school by her dad right about now. I walked into my bedroom and looked around at all the pictures on the wall, and then I walked over to my dresser and picked up a photo of me, Lilly and her dad, and started to feel tears forming in my eyes.I looked at the ceiling, then back at photo, We were so happy back then, why did you have to cheat? I asked my X-husband mentally. I sighed, then set the photo back on the dresser and walked to my closet to get changed into my night wear.An hour later, I was getting into my soft, warm bed, just when I got comfortable, my phone rang. I sighed; there is no rest for me
Is there? I got up to answer the phone; I looked at the ID, unknown. I raised my eyebrow then answered it, "
Hello?" I asked. "
.. Mommy?" the other person said; I soon recognized that to be my daughter's voice. "Lilly?! Why are you calling me
The Way Life Is CH 1BEEP
..SLAP!!!I opened my amethyst eyes, took a deep breath and looked around at my surroundings. Still unclear, but recognizable, I reached for my black glasses and slipped them on top of my nose and got up prepared for a day of "enjoyment".As I was buttoning my shirt my bedroom door flung open revealing a impatient ten-year old. "MOM!!! We are going to be late for school AGAIN, If you do not hurry up!!" She yelled. I smirked and replied "Fine Mother." My little ten year old rolled her eyes and walked out of the room, but I could still hear her muttering to herself, "And I thought the kids were suppose to be immature
." I laughed slightly at her comment. Then finished getting ready myself.After I finished slipping my shoes on, I slipped out of my room and headed toward the kitchen where my daughter was eating cereal. "Finally!!" She said, and got up and headed to grab her backpack. "Don't forget, Lil