Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

Word of the Week: Willpower

I recently read about a woman in a diet club who was lamenting that she had gained weight.

She reported that she’d made her family’s favorite cake during the weekend and half of it was eaten at dinner.

The next day, she said, she kept staring at the other half until finally, she cut a thin slice for herself. One slice led to another, and soon the whole cake was gone. The woman went on to tell us how upset she was with her lack of willpower and how she knew her husband would be disappointed.

Everyone commiserated until someone asked what her husband said when he found out. Continue reading


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