I Just Don’t Want to Stop

June 6, 2011

I hold the knife in my hand.

Take it easy.

Carefully, I push the knife forward and down.

Exercise some self-control.

At first there is some resistance, and then the knife cuts through easily.

Just a little cut.

One more cut, and then I slowly lift the piece out, still a bit cool from the refrigeration.

It’s a lot bigger than I planned.

I sink a fork into the corner and tear away a bite-sized piece.

You know you don’t have to do this.

Hesitantly, I bring it to my mouth and close my lips around a mouthful so sweet it makes my salivary glands swell. 

I won’t eat the whole thing.

Before I can even make sense of it, my plate is empty.

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6 Responses to I Just Don’t Want to Stop

  1. Kir on June 6, 2011 at 4:33 am

    Was it cheesecake? LOL…I feel exactly like this about birthday cake..and now I want some..UGH!

    Happy Monday!


  2. Leigh Ann on June 6, 2011 at 5:19 am

    Yeah, I don’t have much self control when it comes to cake. Or cookies. Ok any sweets.


  3. Elly Lou on June 6, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    I’m having cupcake issues this week. I decided cupcakes were safer than a whole cake because they’re pre-measured, right? *looks at pile of paper circles littering floor*


  4. Laura Timanus on June 8, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    What is it??? I want some!!


    thesweet Reply:

    Check back later this week 😉


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