As I’m over 30 and have a job that requires me to sit on my growing posterior all day, I’ve decided to do that thing that most adults do over the course of their lives: DIET. <hiss, boo> That has to be my least favorite four-letter word.
Which reminds me, why haven’t they come up with some sort of metabolism shot that would allow me to continue my unhealthy lifestyle and still squeeze into a size 2? I can see it now – “I’ll have a coke, burger, fries, and a side of metabolism booster shot, please.” :p Hey, we can all dream…
But as that’s not happening anytime soon, and because I’m hungry, I give you – weird food facts:
#1. Graham Crackers were originally created to stop “carnal urges” including the kind you do by yourself. Because apparently these urges can be tamed by eating crackers. Hmm, interesting theory, I wonder what the old creator of graham crackers would think of the gooey goodness known as smores? :p
#2. Eggs aren’t refrigerated in the United Kingdom, but you still need to refrigerate the ones you bought in the refrigerated section of a U.S. grocery store.
#4. For the newly health-conscious like me, beets can turn your pee and poo red (learned that one the hard way).
#5. People have been paid in chocolate…well, kind of. According to an article at the Smithsonian.com, it was sometimes used in place of wages during the Revolutionary War. Also, it can help you recover from being around Dementors and in dealing with real-life annoying people (who may also try to suck the life out of you).
There you have it. If you’re dieting like me, I feel your pain. If you’re not, eat something in my honor. 🙂