Saturday, March 24, 2012

Tales from Residency: Balanced breakfast

Attending: "You need to eat healthier."

Kid: "I eat healthy."

Attending: "What do you have for breakfast?"

Kid: "Frosted flakes."

Attending: "Well, instead of frosted flakes, you should have bran cereal. Or if not bran cereal, then you should have Oreos for breakfast."

Kid: [looks shocked]

Me: "Do you mean... Cheerios?"

Attending: "Oh. Right."

8 comments:

  1. I could totally get behind Oreos for breakfast. Mmmm.

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  2. Yes, why is that not already a cereal?

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  3. My husband has Oreos for breakfast, frequently. He claims that in Italy, people have cookies for breakfast "all the time."

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  4. Apparently that is/was a cereal according to google. Probably not as bad once they took out the trans fats.

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  5. I used to eat Cookie Crisps. Probably just as bad as oreos.

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  6. My idea of a 'balanced' breakfast is a doughnut (apple fritter love!) on top of my cup of coffee, because my other hand is carrying other stuff.

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  7. Bahaha! Hilarious. Cheerious made their debut in South Africa about two years ago, and I've been addicted to them ever since.

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