Clear Blue Water by Karen Montague-Reyes for November 11, 2005
Person: So Manny quit smoking? Eve: Yep. Cold turkey. I'm proud of him, but he's been a bear lately. Person: It's hard- Eve: Mom, he's only quitting because he wants to pass his physical next month - here he comes1 I gotta go, bye! Another bowl of ice cream? Manny: More! More! 225 lbs. Here I come! Eve: Well, better fat than dead of lung cancer. Manny: True. Diabetes and heart disease are so much more pleasant!