The rules are as follows: I will provide the beginning of a story in one or two sentences. You, in the comments, provide the middle of the story - also in less-than-or-equal-to two sentences. Likewise, I'll try to finish the story in a couple sentences. If I cannot, you win. A pot of gold. To be redeemed by a unicorn and a leprechaun in the far-off land of Woppets.
Or maybe somebody else can try. That would be so Web 2.1 of us.
Alex had the fate of her diet in her hands. If she chose the ice cream now, she may stave off a larger caloric attack....