1500 words Feel Good Story
Emily, or Expedition Em as she was known, had to change or no man would find her attractive; especially not the one she wanted.
Emily gripped the paddle, her knuckles as white as the foam on the water. Her canoe crashed through the torrent while adrenaline pumped through her veins. The smile on her face was as bright as the sun sparkling off the icy river. It wasn't really happening though. She'd been staring at the computer for so long, trying to delay the coming ordeal, that her screen-saver had come up. There was no getting out of it, adventures like her latest white-water rafting trip were firmly behind her. Instead, Emily had to make do with tedious, girlie stuff like shopping. 'I'm going up town,' she announced. 'Can I get anyone, anything?'