I don’t have to be perfect.

I can be perfectly human instead. I have these perfect chocolate truffles in my office. I savor them. I share them with my colleagues. I log every bite.

This evening I got hungry while working late. So I ate a second serving, which was one more than I had planned. I thoroughly enjoyed them. I didn’t feel guilty. I thought about it and decided I didn’t want a fake chocolate protein shake. I would rather a fabulous moment of real food. I am really enjoying the taste of every one of these morsels. They’re smaller than the tip of my thumb and the taste is melt-in-your-mouth sublime. I think it’s the first and last bites that we really taste anyway. So perhaps that’s a good strategy. A two-bite rule. And if I go overboard, well then, you-turns are permitted

I didn’t keep eating the whole box however. I saved some for tomorrow!

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  1. Happy Halloween! Having a good day! With no chocolate…but tasty chicken, salad with little goblins all around! My partner is sick…bad cold .. so we are being entertained by the visitors to the front door!

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