"What? Oh, oh yeah, uh.. He ended up taking an earlier bus. Was heading to someplace new, he said. I could show you, if you'd like..?"
Then just forget to mention the "new place" is "on your hips" and quickly pull down your sweatshirt. Ta-da, you've gotten away with furthering your winter pudge and lessening the hunger pangs you've been getting as the weather gets colder. Might need to get bigger pants, though. Again.
But yeah, winter pudge and sneaky eating and squirrels getting fatter. :3 Aaaaaaaaall thanks to nixx, who drew this up on commission in a stream. And lookit all that fluff too, mmmmmyes.