OK, here's one.
It was the summer of 1992. At the time, we only had one child, and he was only a year old, so he wasn't eating grown-up food yet.
I had just gotten an absolutely killer recipe for Ceasar salad. The recipe called for a whole head of Romaine lettuce. I had never made Ceasar salad before, and didn't realize that the whole heads of romaine were, at that time, extraordinarily big. So this recipe made a huge batch of salad. DH and I loved it, so we ended up having it about 3 nights in a row for dinner. And that's all we had for dinner on those nights. And it was just the 2 of us, so between us we ate a really big bowl of Ceasar salad every night for 3 nights in a row.
Soooooooo, I was walking by a produce stand that Friday, and they had a bunch of huge ears of corn, 6 for a dollar. (That summer was apparently a really good one for produce). So I decided to buy some to have with our Ceasar salad that night for dinner. As I was gathering my corn, the man at the stand said to me, "Ah, go ahead and take 8 of them. 8 for a dollar." So I did. My mouth was watering in anticipation of a wonderful Ceasar salad and corn on the cob feast that night.
The catch: The next day, we were going on vacation. A six-hour flight. And there was no way any of that corn on the cob was going to be wasted, nor the big head of romaine lettuce I'd already bought.
The moral of the story: No matter how tempting, don't eat a huge ceasar salad and 4 big ears of corn the night before you go on a very crowded six-hour flight. An airplane is not where you want to be when your digestive system finally begins to experience the effects of all that lettuce and corn.