I Can Eat Chocolate For Breakfast

I can eat chocolate for breakfast, or not. Having this choice speaks to the power I, as an individual, possess. A power many have never—and will never—experience. In my hunger I see a simple need that must be, and easily can be, met. I can fulfill this need time and time again and exercise my personal power of choice while satisfying a seemingly endless appetite. Yet why is my choice so powerful?

     — Jessica Swift is a freelance editor and writer. She operates Swift Ink Editorial Services out of her home in Sharon, Vermont. Jessica lives with her husband, Mike; their dog, Lucy; and their parakeet, Ellipsis. Jessica can be reached at Swift.Ink@gmail.com.