For years a dear friend of mine attempted at convincing me to try sushi. However, I had these pre-fixed notions of what it would taste like and time after time I refused. That was my first mistake. Not trying sushi was just a cover to everything else in my life at that time (almost a year and a half ago) that was furiously rolling downhill.
I denied myself the pleasure of trying anything new. Prior to even giving sushi a chance, I had already written it off my list. In fact, for many years my list consisted of a routine I had been used to and the thought of incorporating change scared me desperately. I feared trying something new, something that was outside of my comfort zone. What I know now, is that I was terrified of what I would find. What I found was a love for the Japanese sushi roll and an extraordinary zest for life.
From the first bite of the well-known Shrimp Tempura roll, until the very last, it was an instant love affair. Till this day, almost a year and a half later, my heart can not refuse sushi. Some may find this a little off the hinges crazy, but to me it makes logical sense.