Archive | 9:48 am

burger and fries

13 Nov

I still remember to this day the caption under my picture on my 6th grade yearbook. It was my first yearbook and I would treasure it for life (or so I thought) since it would include pictures of my friends I cherished deeply and were about to leave behind as primary school came to its end. As soon as I got my hands on it, I flipped through it to find my class and started eagerly looking at the pictures and reading the captions as these had the power to describe who we were in one brief phrase. “Καλώς τα καλά ζαρζαβατικά” = ‘we welcome the good vegetables’. Deeply disappointed is an understatement of how I felt at that moment of time.

I had been waiting for a caption like ‘she knew how to throw the best parties’ – although all credit should be given to my mom of course – or ‘she made us laugh’ or ‘she was a good student’ – which was not true at all since I was merely mediocre – but one can dream, right? No, I got the vegetable thingy. Truth is I was the only one that had a paprika snack on a daily basis. Everyone else had their version of a chocolatey snack but no, me, I had the vegetables. Needless to say that having a red paprika daily for 6 years has scarred me for (food) life.

To cut the long story short: I was raised to love healthy food, mainly vegetables (besides red paprika) and fruit, avoid fried foods and generally sweets. Our version of going out as a family to eat was not to a fast food chain, but to a taverna where we would enjoy a nice steak and yes, some fries to go with it.

My first burger was at Wendy’s with my friends from school at the (very late if you ask me) age of 15. The look on my friend’s faces was priceless. They thought I came from Mars. First burger at the not so tender age of f*****g 15? I was told to get the bacon cheeseburger along with fries covered in cheese sauce and bacon. That was it. I officially entered the world of junk food. I was damaged for life.

20 years and one thyroidectomy later I still think that when you want to go down junk road there is only one direction: burger and fries!
xxx
T

to pin or not

a place to test all of my pins and let you know what I think

Mamatsita

Homemade recipes-Homemade Fun

Simone's Thermomix Essentials

Thermomix; Thermomix recipes; family; everyday cooking

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

Helping Your Business Flourish

Communication. Marketing. Women in Leadership.

Newagemama.com

Γι΄ αυτούς που κρατούν ανοιχτούς τους λογαριασμούς τους με τη ζωή

Hungry Hannah

● Food ● Life ● Health ● Wellness ●

Loni Found Herself

Finding Myself. Finding Happiness.

homemadeadventure

Recipes and ramblings of a domestically inclined medical student

PornBurger

Burger Perverts Welcome

Ramblings From A Mum

This is my journey, my thoughts, my views, plain and simple and from my heart. Please travel with me and share, hopefully it will be an interesting trip.

Seth Adam Smith

★ Faith ★ Family ★ Freedom ★ Forward ★

Have a Yummy Day

A fine WordPress.com site

Life Aboard Two Choices

Pete & Lu's Sailing Adventures

kids recipes and organised chaos

Being a SAHM, cooking real food and learning to be organised

CROSS-SHAPED STUFF

i want to see more stuff shaped like a cross

State of Alaska

Life's a joke. Might as well laugh.

READING BETWEEN THE PINES

If life's about the journey, does it matter how many bathroom breaks you take along the way?

Inspirational + Awesome

Inspirational quotes, stories and videos + Awesome pictures

A Teachable Mom

Attitude. Latitude. Gratitude. One Lesson at a Time.

Meditating Mummy

I read, I teach, I eat craft chocolate, I travel ...

Our Life In Action

All you need is a little imagination

depressionexists

Sharing my experiences

Larry D. Bernstein | Freelance Writer, Blogger, Educator

everyday bits & pieces of a desperate housewife & stay-at-home mom

simplymejustbe.wordpress.com/

here's to YOU, who You have become so far, and who You have yet to BE, Simply You Just BE!

Used Not Confused

Fashion is Passion

Fiammisday Blog Come Vestire i Bambini

Come vestire i bambini? Fiammisday, il Blog di moda per mamme e bambini che ti consiglia l’outfit giusto per ogni occasione

Roll Over and Play Dad

Everyone in this house needs to calm down

Adventures with Finn

Weekly Dispatches from Dad: Exploring Life with a three year old

My Fourtography Life

four children and a photography habit to support

The World according to Dina

Notes on Seeing, Reading & Writing, Living & Loving in The North

nation of two plus one

*nation of two plus one* the story of a multicultural family

Insanity of Motherhood

Motherhood, marriage, and midlife.

cookinandshootin

"It's so beautifully arranged on the the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it." - Julia Child

%d bloggers like this: