I’m reblogging this piece from a year ago because the little bastards have shown up in my house again, plus yesterday’s post was such a bummer.
“We’ve got to go shopping if we want to get Em’s Christmas gift to Malaysia on time,” Deb said last week. “And we need Halloween candy.”
“Noooooo!” I cried. “Don’t get Halloween candy yet!”
“I’m not going to not buy Halloween candy just because you’re worried you’re going to eat it all,” she said. “Just don’t eat it.”
Easier said than done. Chocolate and confections are designed to crush will power. Chocolate alone is famous for releasing pleasure-inducing endorphins. That’s science, and you can’t argue with science (unless you’re the Harper government).
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