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Don’t Snicker At Me

I’m not feeling very inspired as I sit and write this evening. I had a rough day yesterday and succumbed to scarfing down a Snickers. Actually, I thoroughly enjoyed every decadent bite.

I can’t remember the last time I ate a full-size Snickers bar – man, they’re good! It is the perfect combination – peanuts, caramel and chocolate. A 2.7 oz. candy bar has 280 calories and a whopping 14 grams of fat.

I could have eaten three ounces of chicken, a baked sweet potato – with a pat of butter and a salad with vinegar and oil. I probably could have thrown in a small piece of fruit. I can’t keep crap around the house, but I found it at Wal-Mart when I picked up some photos. I would like to say that the candy jumped into my cart, but I was already contemplating what kind I wanted when I walked past the greeter.

I wandered around a bit and talked myself out of donuts, ice cream and big bags of fun-size candy bars. I knew all of those items would take me down a VERY dark hole. I guess it could have been worse – I could have opted for the supersize bar at the checkout that was as big as my head. I know someone who can eat candy bars that big – of course he works in construction and likely burns 18 million calories a day.

I bought a regular Snickers and ate it in the car, and I admit was tempted to toss the wrapper out the window on my way home. I used to do that when I was a kid to get rid of all the evidence. My best binging took place in the driver’s seat of my little orange camaro – flying down dusty country roads in rural Indiana. I rolled up the window knowing I didn’t want to go back to that space.

It wasn’t until tonight that I looked at the nutrition info. I suppose that is all the explanation needed behind reason I don’t eat Snickers. Geez, that really sucks! I can’t imagine a Milky Way or Twix is much better. On the bright side, I could have headed to DQ for a small Snickers Blizzard. That would have set me back 670 calories and 25 grams of fat!

Thankfully today, I don’t have any errands to run. The most evil thing in my house is peanut butter. While I have been known to put some serious hurt on a jar of Jiff, I think it safe from me tonight.

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