Grandma: Sweetheart, don’t get me wrong. I’m proud that you got accepted but… I’m going to miss seeing you everyday”. She sobbed and watching her broke my heart, causing me to cry with her and wrap my arms around her small frame.
Me: Grandma, I’ll be fine. I will come and visit you whenever I can. I promise. I said to my lovely grandma as she took a hold of my arm, preventing me from packing up.
Grandma: I’m going to miss the way I woke up, seeing you with my breakfast in hand and showing me that beautiful smile of yours. Just like your mother used too…”
I cried even more as I heard about my mother and broke down completely, knees weakening.
Me: I miss her. I sobbed. I missed them
Grandma: I miss them too, but remember, they are watching you from above. They’re proud of you, I know they are”.
Me: I wish they were still here to congratulate me, hug me, kiss me. I need them
Grandma: Honey, don’t cry, please. They wouldn’t want you to cry, they hated watching you like this. Your father would go nuts when you came home with tears streaming down your face. And your mother would do whatever she could to bring back the smile on your face. It would always work. Indomie noodles with egg were your weakness”. She said and I laughed through the tears.
Me: She would make the best Noodles food ever. It was like heaven with every bite you took from them. I smiled, wiping away my tears and she wiped away her own. I get to start packing up Grandma, I’ll go down in a few
Grandma: Ok sweetheart, I’m baking some goodies so you could take them with you. She winked and I giggled.
Me: Thanks Grandma, you’re the best!
I kissed her cheek gently and she walked out of my room, while I continued to pack up for School.
After I filled 2 luggages, 3 small travel bags, and my backpack, I skilled my own down the stairs and was greeted by the amazing view of goodies on the kitchen counter.
Grandma: Slow down, grandma giggled and I stopped stuffing my face, lifting my head up and smiling at her with my mouth full
Me: Hi grandma. I tried to say but all that came out was chocolate goodies, splattering all over the floor. “Ooopsss”
She shook her head, grinning and walked over to grab the broom.
Grandma: I’m sure going to miss you.. she commented as she broomed the chewed up cupcakes and I giggled taking a proper bite of my 4th cupcake
Me: Me too, I chuckled … “Hey grandma”
Grandma: Yes dear?
Me: Where’s Bentley? I asked her, noticing that my golden teacup dog hasn’t came downstairs to lick my face like he does everyday.
Grandma: Oh! She said like if she forgot to tell me something. “Sandra took him for a walk”.
Me: Right. I said, taking another bit of my delicious cupcake. “Will she be back soon?”
Grandma: Yeah, she said she was just going to take him around the block”
Me: Oh okay
Just then, the doorbell rang.
Me: My baby! I squealed, running to the door. “Hey Bentley” I said in a high pitched voice, kneeling down and immediately got tackled, losing my balance and falling on my back, Bentley climbing on top of me to lick my face. “I love you too, boy” I giggled, pushing him off of me and stood up from the floor.
Me: Hey Sandra. I smiled and three my arms around her
Sandra: Hey Nike
Me: How’s Rasheed? I asked and she huffed, making me giggle
Sandra: Him and his player ways are never going to change. She replied.
Me: Typical. I laughed, flicking my wrist in the air
Sandra: Ugh, I hate it. His room is right next to mine and I always hear his booty calls screaming and moaning. She rolled her eyes.
I gasped “Poor little Sandra and her innocent ways”
She hit my arm playfully “I’m not that innocent”
Me: Down boy! I spoke, but it was too late, he had already jumped on top of Sandra, knocking the remaining of air I had left, out of me.
Sandra giggled as Bentley licked her face and I struggled to get them off of myself “OFF NOW!” I snapped and she hurriedly jumped off of me.
Me: Thank you. I dusted away my jeans as I stood up and walked up the stairs.
Sandra: Where are you going? She asked following behind me.
Me: I gotta leave in about an hour. I replied, opening the door to my room.
Sandra: Sucks to be you
Me: Are you serious? It’s college we’re talking about. One I got accepted into! How does that suck in any way?
Sandra: You’re going to share a room with complete strangers. Dirty environment. She explained and I sighed, plopping down on my bed.
Me: Yeah, that does kinda suck truly. But this is Naija na. We have no other choice.
Sandra: I will miss you. She sighed and I looked up at her
Me: I’m going to miss you too. But, I’ll visit whenever I can, okay?”
She smiled “okay”
Me: I will call as soon as I get there, ok? I told my grandma and Sandra as I placed my last bag in the trunk waiting for the driver to take straight to Ogun State.
Grandma: Ok sweety, I will visit as soon as I can”. She spoke on the edge of tears and I gave her a warm smile before pulling her in for a hug.
Me: ok grandma. I love you
I hopped in the car, kabiru, the driver started the engine, I smiled as I waved to grandma as she shut her eyes, turned around, and walked back inside the house
Grandma: Kabiru, make sure you return as soon as possible
Driver: Ok mama. I go come back quick quick
I took a deep breath, as Kabiru gripped the wheel tighter, and stepped on the gas pedal, making our way to Adeleke University in Ogun State.
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