Ladies and gentlemen. Jenny has gone from place-holder to all-star football player in one week. That’s right, I scored my first touchdown.
Actually, I have to give credit to my team for having patience with me. They’ve been trying to get me a TD since last season. Last week the stars aligned and my moment arrived. I can finally say I played a part in our victory.
I’d like to say I was totally cool about it, but I wasn’t. I remember running, I remember turning, I remember seeing the ball coming towards me, I remember distinctively thinking there’s no way I’m going to catch this. Then, the ball was in my hands…. And I didn’t drop it.
I looked down and realized I was in the end zone… and… I squealed.
That’s right, I squealed in celebration, instead of doing what I’d been telling myself I would do, which is acting totally cool- like I caught TD passes all the time. But, no, I had to let out a delighted, girlish squeal.
An Ochocinco riverdance would have been less embarrassing.
Oh well, my team seemed proud of me anyway.
For my next challenge- interception.