Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Yeah, I Went on a Chocolate Run. So?

This afternoon, I poked my head into my bosses' office, "I'm going out for chocolate. I'll be right back." I told him.

He didn't bat an eye.

For a woman who never once craved chocolate before I turned 30 - the craving I had today completely rocked me.

I'd had a good lunch, even had some leftover and put it in the office fridge.
When I felt hungry 40 minutes later I knew I wasn't actually hungry. I wanted something... carby... and chocolate. I need cake!

I tried to ignore it for another 4o minutes but my body was insistant.
Day two of Mother Nature's annoying gift. I need cake. Chocolate Cake.

There is a grocery store near my office. I was sure I could buy a slice. But you know - you can't trust that grocery store cake to be chocolate or even chocolate flavored. Sometimes it's just brown cake. That would not do.

My car took me straight to the nearest St*rbucks. When I walked in the door, two double chocolate cupcakes with thick chocolate frosting greeted me cheerfully. I'll take both of them.

Oh... it was so good!
Soooooo gooooood.

And I'm proud to say there is still one cupcake left to tempt me on Ash Wednesday.


Greeneyes said...

Girl, way to uphold one of the fine creeds of womanhood: Thou Shalt Support All Manufacturers of Good-Quality Choco-dom.

p.s. Word verification = "prose".
: )

Blue Castle said...

I'm so impressed that you have one cupcake left. I'm kinda drooling just thinking about it. :)

k said...

i have totally been craving anything with sugar for the past couple of weeks. i have given in and the numbers on the scale prove it. today is a new day though!

what are you giving up for lent? i think i am going to give in to going to church maybe :)

Anonymous said...

I love those cupcakes!