I have not been on a date since last December. I have plans to go out with a girl I met this Friday evening. I am really looking forward to our date. I’ve planned for us to go to a jazz bar. We’ll eat dinner while listening to the band play. I have not been this excited about anything in a long time. I met this girl at the local gym. She recently moved to the area and signed up at the same fitness center where I workout. We started talking during our spin class. She ended up on the bike right next to me. We usually arrive at the gym at the same time. After several weeks of taking the group fitness class together, we got talking on the way out to our cars. We realized that we have a lot of things in common. She is as dedicated to her level of health and fitness as I am. We both run marathons, avoid processed foods and are vegetarians. She also grew up in the northeastern part of the country and moved south for a job opportunity. I finally worked up the courage to ask her out. If our dinner goes well, I’m hoping that she’ll be willing to go for a run together on Saturday afternoon. There is a marathon coming up that we both plan to sign up for. It would be really great to have a training and running partner. If things don’t got well at our dinner, it’s going to be slightly awkward at the next spin class.