Monday, June 23, 2008
I Like Skittles...
...but not THAT much. Today, I did something that I have not done in over a year. I made an impulse purchase of a candy bar. I had been craving Skittles for about a week now. I've been checking the vending machines daily, no Skittles. It's all right because today I was at the grocery store buying food for a recipe I am making for work on Thursday. The Skittles were calling my name at the cash register. They were on sale, buy one, get one free. I am not one to pass up a bargain, so I bought two without even looking at the Nutritional Information. I got my groceries put in the car and threw the bag with my two bags of Skittles in the front seat. I sat my proud butt down and took out one of the Skittle packs from the bag. I then looked at the NI. 250 CALORIES! I couldn't believe that one small pack of Skittles was over 5 WW points. I threw the pack of Skittles down in disgust and decided that it was not worth it. I went back to work, unpacked the groceries that work paid for and left the Skittles that I had paid for in the front seat of the car thrown of the floor. I proceeded to pick up my 2 yr. old from daycare and did what any other parent would have done in the same situation. I gave my 2 yr. old the Skittles. Knowing he would not share more than one at a time made it all worth while. Every time I got finished chewing one, I stuck my hand out for another and he obliged. By the time we got home, I had 5 Skittles...just enough to curve my craving AND we have a whole other bag to share tomorrow.
Posted by TB--Milwaukee at 6:47 PM