Relationships (of any kind - friends, family, lovers) that are based on anything less than honesty are nothing more than superficial exchanges. Things that have been shackled, and denied the light that truth brings, will never grow or expand. As difficult as it might be to accept, someone who lies to you does not respect you. Someone who does not respect you can't really be your friend. As disappointed as you may feel, there is immense value in accepting this.
We are going to come up with a million excuses until we decide to just say screw it and do it. Let's stop making excuses and just do this. I'll be there at the same time tomorrow. Just don't overthink it because it's something we can't plan. We literally just have to let go and see what happens. The more we try to control this the less successful we're gonna be