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06 September 2013

Death by ice cream

Friday, September 6: A story about a time you were very afraid.
Found here.

Funnily enough, this prompt was a little tricky, considering I am one big COWARD. After thinking for two days, this is the story I am going to share. 

During the summer of 1992, my parents, younger brother and I went to America to visit my oldest brother. I was 7 at the time, or I'd just turned 8, can't quite remember. Because it was summer and we were on holiday, we were allowed to eat quite a lot of ice-cream. Usually home made ice cream cones like the ones in the photo :) Sadly, on one of those days, I overdid it. 

I didn't realise I'd overdone it until we went out for a walk along the Reflection Pool near the Washington Memorial and I became very, very, very thirsty. So thirsty that I convinced myself that I was dying from over eating ice cream. There were water fountains every few meters or so, and I would run to them, guzzle water, then run back to my family, only to be thirsty again by the time I reached them. 

I was terrified. What was this unheard of disease that attacked young, albeit ice cream greedy, girls?! I really do remember telling my parents that it was the end, that I was dying because my thirst could not be quenched.

Of course I was fine but there you go. 



  1. I love this! I shouldn't laugh...but it is pretty funny. p.s. I am doing this challenge too after reading your blog:

    1. This is amazing!! I'm so following you now :P haha you should definitely laugh!! It's kinda insane really. But hasn't stopped me reaching for those Haagen Dazs tubs ;)


  2. lol ice cream is so yummy! Hope that didn't make you stop eating it!

    1. hehe thanks Angela! No, nothing can stop me!!



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