Recognizing my own bias or prejudice .....

Posted by ellerbracke @ellerbracke, Aug 31, 2019

I know I am very guilty of classifying people in general, and regarding weight in particular. Living in the bible/heart attack/ diabetes belt, it simply blows my mind how many obese people I see every single day when out and about. Granted, fewer of those at Dillard’s than Walmart. Still, in addition to being concerned, I am also judging those people. I know I should not, but how in the world can someone get that fat? It would take years of dedicated overeating to reach that. No, I really don’t think that all of them have a medical issue, seeing what’s in their grocery carts. Someone help me get a less judgmental attitude when I’ve been semi-denying myself all those chips and cookies and fries for decades?? I live and eat well, but treats should be treats, not daily food.

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@lioness

@contentandwell I know what you mean and it is so easy to put it on again. I love the dark chocolate have to kisses a day Hershey makes the dark chocolate and I find the kisses to be just enough .

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Jeez Linda, did I read that right only two kisses in a day? As in one two, less than three or was that a typo? How do you get through the other 23hrs 55 seconds? I don’t care for dark chocolate myself but if there nothing else I’d try and choke some down. I like the milk chocolate with caramel ones but a handful or two, I have small hands, lol
My friend left some dark chocolate here and I got desperate so I gagged some down. IT WAS HORRIBLE, worse than some of the junk Hurricane Mary devours. Come to find out it contained mint. What an awful combination. One is bad enough but together super mega yuck!!! 🤮🤢
Jake

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@hopeful33250

Hi @lioness,
You see the positives of not driving (as well as the limitations). That is just great! It helps keep you from being depressed over that which you can't control. Congratulations on making such a good adjustment to a difficult situation. I hope I do as well as you when I reach that point in my life.

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@hopeful33250 Thanks Teresa You will as you are a positive person and will find the way too

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@jakedduck1

Jeez Linda, did I read that right only two kisses in a day? As in one two, less than three or was that a typo? How do you get through the other 23hrs 55 seconds? I don’t care for dark chocolate myself but if there nothing else I’d try and choke some down. I like the milk chocolate with caramel ones but a handful or two, I have small hands, lol
My friend left some dark chocolate here and I got desperate so I gagged some down. IT WAS HORRIBLE, worse than some of the junk Hurricane Mary devours. Come to find out it contained mint. What an awful combination. One is bad enough but together super mega yuck!!! 🤮🤢
Jake

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@jakedduck1 As soon as I read it I knew you would come back at me . Yes it was a typo should be two kisses a day of dark chocolate candy maybe I should of rephrased it . lol

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@lioness

@jakedduck1 As soon as I read it I knew you would come back at me . Yes it was a typo should be two kisses a day of dark chocolate candy maybe I should of rephrased it . lol

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@lioness
I can’t believe you can only eat two of those infinitesimally small little kisses.
Jake

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@jakedduck1

Jeez Linda, did I read that right only two kisses in a day? As in one two, less than three or was that a typo? How do you get through the other 23hrs 55 seconds? I don’t care for dark chocolate myself but if there nothing else I’d try and choke some down. I like the milk chocolate with caramel ones but a handful or two, I have small hands, lol
My friend left some dark chocolate here and I got desperate so I gagged some down. IT WAS HORRIBLE, worse than some of the junk Hurricane Mary devours. Come to find out it contained mint. What an awful combination. One is bad enough but together super mega yuck!!! 🤮🤢
Jake

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@jakeduck
Hurricane Mary never eats junk😡I’m wondering what percentage of dark chocolate you had…..the higher the number the more bitter it may taste to your peculiar taste buds…..mmmm dark chocolate, a good Pinot and some mussels in white wine sauce with crispy bread. Get up off the floor…you can have the rest of my bread.

Healthy Hurricane Mary

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@jakedduck1

@lioness
I can’t believe you can only eat two of those infinitesimally small little kisses.
Jake

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@jakedduck1 I just let it melt in my mouth and savor the flavor

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@imallears

@jakeduck
Hurricane Mary never eats junk😡I’m wondering what percentage of dark chocolate you had…..the higher the number the more bitter it may taste to your peculiar taste buds…..mmmm dark chocolate, a good Pinot and some mussels in white wine sauce with crispy bread. Get up off the floor…you can have the rest of my bread.

Healthy Hurricane Mary

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@imallears
I like grape juice too but the alcohol ruins it. Did you ever stop and think the only reason you can choke down some of stuff you eat is because your a bid snockered? Your probably going to tell me the grape enhances the food?
Jake

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@lioness

@jakedduck1 I just let it melt in my mouth and savor the flavor

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@ lioness
Well that ought to kill 5 seconds of your day.
I wish I had your willpower and determination.
Jake

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@jakedduck1

@imallears
I like grape juice too but the alcohol ruins it. Did you ever stop and think the only reason you can choke down some of stuff you eat is because your a bid snockered? Your probably going to tell me the grape enhances the food?
Jake

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@jakeduck
I don’t know anyone who can get snockered on one glass of wine lol. Ah, it makes the whole food experience so much better…the atmosphere, the ambience ……viva la reservetol….so much better than a sugar high from candy…..and when you have dinner and drink wine with friends….omg…..unbelievable …..and the wine has to be in the proper glass just like food has to be properly presented and pleasing to the eye.

BTW you inspired me to defrost a thick bone in pork chop so I seared and seasoned it and it is now simmering in a bone broth.
Let me see…..that will be good with a Cabernet or Merlot or Meritage….doesn’t matter.

Healthy happy hurricane Mary 45 minutes away from wine time🍷

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@imallears

@jakeduck
I don’t know anyone who can get snockered on one glass of wine lol. Ah, it makes the whole food experience so much better…the atmosphere, the ambience ……viva la reservetol….so much better than a sugar high from candy…..and when you have dinner and drink wine with friends….omg…..unbelievable …..and the wine has to be in the proper glass just like food has to be properly presented and pleasing to the eye.

BTW you inspired me to defrost a thick bone in pork chop so I seared and seasoned it and it is now simmering in a bone broth.
Let me see…..that will be good with a Cabernet or Merlot or Meritage….doesn’t matter.

Healthy happy hurricane Mary 45 minutes away from wine time🍷

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@imallears
Hey there Hurricane,
If you cook your chop for 5 1/2 hours it will be super tender.
Well they say wine is good for you, it should be it tastes just like medicine, IMO.
When I visited friends in Canada they sent us $2 grand for 4 bottles of wine. Talk about having more money than sense. It was red wine and I tasted it, now I understand how you can eat some of the vile things you eat. If you like wine you’ll like anything, which you’ve proven many times.
Yes, your right about candy. It’s horrible for a person but I could easily live on candy and Dr. Pepper, my food and drink of choice. But I don’t drink soda except when my friend brought me lunch one day. And not much candy, unfortunately.
Jake

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