|These were terrible, yet popular in the '70s. I don't think you were supposed to eat a box in one sitting. They took awhile because they were wrapped in cellophane. (Which might have been tastier!)|
|I drank gallons of this chemical concoction that was later found to be full of cyclamates...whatever that is. Apparently, lots of lab rats didn't survive it. I think it's reformulated now and I being sold again.|
|Look how happy she looks! It was made up of styrofoam looking (and tasting) pebbles with some spray-painted chocolate coating. You could never find the chocolate caramel nut ones.|
white pasta, white flour or white rice. One diet from a recent “Reader’s Digest” even suggested
chocolate would be better for you than potatoes. No kidding! I need to look into this one further.
Unfortunately, during both of my pregnancies, all I could keep down was mashed potatoes. I can
certainly vouch that they are indeed fattening!
Socially, I wish we could treat weight as a matter of fact issue like my 7-year-old son Taylor does. Though I died of embarrassment, a heavy young girl in a scout uniform came by our car while we were waiting for his sister. He said “Look Mom, there’s a big, fat Girl Scout! I said, “Taylor, shhh, that’s not nice.” Then he said even louder, “But Mom, she’s big, she’s fat, she’s a big, fat Girl Scout!” I hurriedly turned on the car and rolled up the windows. He didn’t mean anything by it. It was just an observation, not a slam against her personally.