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Devil's in the Details

Tonight, when I got home from work, my mom had surprised me by making spaghetti. Which happens to be one of my all time favorite foods. Unfortunately, she'd kinda forgotten about my whole "not eating meat" thing. However, she'd split up the spaghetti into 4 different glass containers, each with one portion, so she told me to just pick the meat out of one, put it in another, and that she'd eat it later. Well, there was no point in being wasteful, so I started using a fork to pick out the meat.

Small problem with that. I happen to be OCD. Which means that picking the chunks of meat out with a fork quickly devolved into trying to get out every single little speck of meat in the entire dish with my fingers while sobbing. Fun times. Luckily, my mom heard. She came to calm me down and help me through the episode.

The moral of the story is that with whatever you're trying to accomplish, be it going green, vegetarian, losing weight, or anything else, unless you happen to have a mental disorder, don't sweat the small stuff.


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