C.S. Lewis once said, “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” I have been fortunate enough to encounter less than a handful of people of whom I felt we have known each other our whole lives when it’s only been a few years one being my best friend/roommate Crystal. We have never stated that we are best friends but I’d like to think it goes without saying. She’s one of the only people I know that truly understands how seasonal affective disorder and depression can be hard on a person. We are pretty much identical with our ways of thinking although sometimes when she’s being pessimistic then I’m the optimistic one and vice versa. I guess that’s how we keep the balance in our friendship. We also have had many times when we would say “I thought I was the only one! ” but now we pretty much just say “girl you know I know”. We also have an unspoken judgement free friendship which is great.
Pizza is the one food item that no matter what the reason is we will both pretty much say yes to in a heartbeat. The love of pizza is so strong that Crystal has told me that if she were to die in the apartment because I made her laugh while eating or drinking something; to order a cheese pizza with jalapenos and place it next to her lifeless body. Is this a bit much? Maybe, but it’s how we work so of course I’m going to do it. Also. I can’t go against a verbal contract, my conscious won’t allow it.
The pizza love is so strong that we went into a snow storm to get some. When I realized how bad it was snowing I asked her if we were still getting it and Crystal basically said yes. She is from Chicago so the snow never bothers her anyways. Oh no, I can’t let the freaking Frozen song get stuck in my head, must resist! Anyhow, when we arrived at the pizza place the guy checked our pizzas and noticed that Crystal’s didn’t look great and made her a new one but let her keep both. It was the first time I can honestly say I was upset with how nice my pizza looked.
*Here are some texts we exchanged before ordering. Enjoy!