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By Steven Li on 2006-12-13

December 13, 2006

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Good news! I restrained myself from eating doughnuts tonight! applause, applause :)
Bad news. I found my wall of chocolate. During this past week I’ve been slowly accumulating a stash of brown chocolately goodness sweet stuffs. Just normal harmless everyday items from Trader Joe’s, Von, and some Japanese chocolate from Life Plaza. But you know what happens when many harmless things adds up? Bad temptations.

I was studying (very hard) for tomorrow’s Chinese exam when it came to my sudden realization that I was yet again, daydreaming. So, to snap myself back to reality, I stood up, did some stretches (if you could ever imagine such a thing) and unintentionally turned around to face the “kitchen” corner of our puny dorm room. To both my horror and delight, I encountered this:

Jars of Nutella, Trader Joe’s knockoff version of Nutella, crisp chocolate cat cookies, mini Japanese dark chocolate truffles and a bitterly rich sipping chocolate mix. I must have been possessed or something cause all of a sudden I felt a desperate urge to run up to the brown colored wall and consume all of it.
“Stop it!” my roommate Meg cried out, “are you insane?” she commented as I reached the bottom of the cocoa cookie container. She peered into my Starbucks mug, nearly overflowing with warm, rich dark liquid chocolate. “You’re going to give yourself a toothache!”
“MMmhhrmmmrrrmm…I’m starting diet tomorrow,” I mumbled, melting a truffle into the sipping chocolate and offering her alternating spoonfuls of Nutella and TJ’s chocolate hazelnut spread. I was suffering chocolate gluttony at my weakest. After my tummy started to complain and my heart felt heavy with butter, fat, and baked goods, I stopped. It was a passionate fling with dark chocolate in the middle of finals season. I had my fill. Feeling rather belghbleghblah, I went to brush my teeth for a good ten minutes (no cavities for me!). When I returned to the room, I found all my “goodies” laid back neatly on the shelf:

I love my roommate.



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