Flexing a Chocolate Bicep

Mary J Melange

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.

~Judith Viorst~

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Oh Judith, why did you say that? Did you have to go there?

I thought strength meant lifting a 40 pound bag of kitty litter or firmly ending a relationship or parents breathing “no” to the kids (and meaning it) or the ability to make important financial decisions.

Am I somewhat strong if I break the chocolate bar in four pieces and eat two?

Am I a little strong if I leave one piece?

Am I weak if I break the most-delicious-ever dark chocolate bar in fourths and eat it all?

No, Judith, I say there is no weakness in the amount of velvety dark goodness in one’s stomach.  Chocolate is goodness for the soul, for peace, for the taste of what it…

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