September 12, 2012

The Girl with One Eye

I woke up from a very drunken Saturday night with my makeup still on. Fuck. And why can't I see properly?? I'm missing a contact. Seriously, Lindsay? Get your shit together. I stumbled into my bathroom and reached in the box where I keep my contact lenses. Empty.

Ever since The TJ's Guy told me my glasses were funny, I haven't worn them in public.
More importantly, I had a date that night. I definitely couldn't wear my glasses on the date, so I grabbed my prescription and ran to Lenscrafters. You've never seen a more sad face than the one I gave the salesclerk when he told my contacts were "special order only."

I nearly cancelled my date, but I knew it would come off as a super lame excuse. So I did what any girl would do: I drove to the date with my glasses on, parked my car, changed into my ONE contact, and went to my date.
...What? Normal girls don't do shit like that? I don't believe you.

The Writer was a nice, Jewish guy. I didn't feel any chemistry between us, but I still had a good time. Even with one blurry eye. He moved to LA to make it in the entertainment industry, which is generally a turnoff for me. We talked about writing and I mentioned how much I love it, but that I've only dabbled in blogging. I even told him I used to blog about restaurant life. At the end of the date, I knew he was interested. He asked about a second date, and I didn't say no. I figured I could give it a second chance. I walked to my car, put on my glasses, and drove home.

Little did I know the HUGE mistake I'd made...

8 comments:

  1. Oh my god! What was the huge mistake?!

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    1. Everyone loves a cliff hanger! You will see tomorrow ;)

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    2. Love it. Keep 'em coming! :)

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  2. haha! I have definitely been in your shoes, but I promise, guys DO make passes at girls who wear glasses!

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    1. Looking back, I think I should have just worn the glasses. They're not so bad after all :)

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  3. AHEM , where is part2? You are killin' me here!

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    1. Corina, check out the post from yesterday: The Rookie Mistake. I would never leave my readers hanging for too long!

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  4. Ohh DUH! lol I get it now
    lol..The one that got away puh lease!

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