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Fool Me Twice Shame On Me

Discussion in 'Fruits & Vegetables' started by Nyboy, May 19, 2017.

  1. Jun 18, 2017
    Nyboy

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    I think I remember as a kid putting sugar on strawberries.
     
  2. Jun 18, 2017
    thistlebloom

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    We put sugar on everything! Even sweetened cereal. I remember the bottom of the bowl with a little milky beach of sugar. I can't even fathom why that was just a normal breakfast back then. We did mostly always have Shredded Wheat Bales and Grapenuts, occasionally mom would get Cheerios, but no Cap'n Crunch or Lucky Charms for us!
    No, we just had to smother everything in a blanket of sugar.:\
     
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  3. Jun 19, 2017
    AMKuska

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    I remember doing this too. I can't believe I'm still alive actually. :sick
     
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    Nyboy

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    I wonder if the unlimited soda and junkfood cereal is reason for my dental problems
     
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  5. Jun 19, 2017
    thistlebloom

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    I limited my kids sugar all their growing up years, and we only rarely drank soda. Maybe twice a year, so it was reserved as only a special treat.
    Kid#1 got a job at 17 at a local amusement park where in the employee break room they had access to unlimited soda. He thought this was so great and probably drank his weight every day. The next year he had 13 cavities.
    He realized the connection and wished he had showed some restraint.
     
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  6. Jun 19, 2017
    Nyboy

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    Soda was cheap ( store brand) we where allowed to drink all we wanted. Funny as teenager all my friends who where never allowed soda as kids would drink large amounts, I always choose fruit juice.
     
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    digitS'

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    I remember thinking that I was able to have an RC cola about once each summer month at Christiansen Market. If Mom had something to do at the next town over, there was some chance for me to be dropped off at the A & W for a root beer.

    Soda pop never came home from the store. We would have ice tea when eating outdoors or in a park. Shoot! We had to get thru a gallon of milk each day, for a family of four and Dad is lactose intolerant.

    Having cavities filled without Novocaine tended to focus the mind on dental care.

    Steve
    who has only lost 2 wisdom teeth so far, which may explain a lot unrelated to post
     
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    Nyboy

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    cavities filled without Novocaine :th
     
  9. Jun 19, 2017
    lcertuche

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    We only occasionally got soda's as kids. Our drink was water for thirst and milk with meals. Sugar was added to everything. Mama didn't think young'uns should drink tea but Grandmother (against Mama's threats) gave us all the tea we wanted. Personally, I let my kids drink tea, coffee and DH buys soda so they drink way too much of it. Water is what I encourage and they drink gallons of that. Our Brita pitcher gets filled several times daily. Our cereal is usually oatmeal (sweetened for the kiddos) and every now and then cheerios that the Wildbunch like a little cereal with their sugar, lol.
     
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    catjac1975

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    The last time I went to a farm to pick my own they were terrible. They had a bitter after taste even though fully ripe. They must be planting the newer varieties.
     

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