“It’s about damn time.” Jas said after looking at Brandy then over at Maya. Brandy was shocked and confused. “Wait? Jas, you knew? Maya you told her before you told me?” Maya faces was red…she was in shock at Jas’ comment and in a calm voice said, “No, I didn’t I been afraid to tell you guys, I didn’t want to lose our friendship.” Jas laughed and said “I kind of sensed that about you, and the other night at the club confirmed it. You mean to tell me you’re really shocked Brandy?” Maya stood there trying to figure out how Jas could sense she was bisexual. “No, I’m truly shocked.” Brandy finally said. Maya, blurted out, “What you mean by you sensed that about me?” “I don’t know but you gave me that vibe, I guess.” Maya seemed confused but didn’t want to keeping pressing her besties about it. Brandy looked over at Maya and smiled… “Why would you think you would lose your friendship? We love you gay, straight or whatever.” Maya smiled and hugged her friends…all her cares were gone she felt accepted and free to be herself.
Brandy suggested that they all head to the mall, but Maya declined claming she wanted to clean up around the house and maybe head to the gym. She really didn’t want to clean, but she needed an excuse to stay home. Jas’ comment really got to her. She wondered if Jas wasn’t surprised and “sensed” that she was bisexual, then could her family know the truth too. She got so frustrated and grabbed her gym bag, bottle of water and car keys she figured that working out would help take her mind off of things.
She opened her door and there was Akil. Akil sensed that something was bothering Maya, he asked “Are you okay?” Maya’s face said no, but she replied “Yes, I’m fine thanks.” Akil knew she wasn’t stating the truth and offered to take her mind off whatever it was. “I wanted to thank you again for the sugar.” ‘You’re welcome…I really need to go. Is there anything else you need?” Maya couldn’t believe herself for being so short with Akil but she was not herself at that moment. Akil looked down and smile at Maya and said “No, I guess I will catch you later.” Maya waved and walked to her car heading to the gym.
Once at the gym Maya spotted an empty treadmill so she hopped on. She couldn’t believe what Jas said. Like what could she sense, and who says that? Just then her thought trailed off to how she had treated Akil. He did nothing wrong to her, if anything he was being a sweetheart. Maya tried to think of a way to make it up to him, so she thought a dinner would smooth things out and it would earn her points. Just then she got a text.
Trina: Hey sexy, it’s me Trina…save my number.
Maya: Hi. (She wondered how Trina got her number.)
Trina: I saw your sister and she explained everything to me and gave me your number. I hope you don’t mind.
Maya: Not all all… will do @ save your number. At the gym now tho, can I hit you later.
Maya walked on the treadmill a little longer and decided she needed to head to the grocery store to pick up something simple to cook for Akil. In route to the store, Maya decided on Spanish rice and chicken. Once she got everything she needed she headed home to jump in the shower.