Irksome thoughts intruded her mind while she contemplated her response. How dare he ask her that? But it wasn’t really his fault – it was his job after all.
What was it about his words that incited that ginormous need to take up his offer? She had to weigh her words before responding.
What if she gave in today? This was a difficult journey after all. But it also meant falling off the wagon on day 2!
Now, his tone seemed annoyed, but it snapped her out of her reverie.
“Mam, you are holding up the line. Would you like chips or apple with your salad?”
Fighting the urge to scream “CHIPS!!!”, she sighed as she said “Apple, please”.