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    One of the bigger jars of peanut butter a week mostly by himself. He isn't picky on type or style. It helps him keep his sugar level and is his favorite snack (since he eats several small meals a day instead of three larger ones).

    And yes, I agree, it's important for people to know what it's like, and that it's not 'welfare queens' and people aren't living 'high on the hog' on food stamps. Sure, it lets me get higher quality food for my family, and make sure we have enough to eat. But when I splurge and get a higher end meat (like roast) it's either because I found a really GOOD sale or it's a nutritional necessity.

    I was horrified this morning when I really wanted the dog's gushy food because my body was so starved for the iron and protein in beef. I try to eat high protein as much as possible, but other meats just don't always seem to have the same effect. I know my energy has been flagging since I've been home from the hospital and the bruising is taking forever to go away, but this was a new low. I do have enough left over for lunch another day this week thankfully, which will help as well.

    "Madness! Total and complete madness! This never would've happened if the humans hadn't started fighting one another!" Londo Mollari

    by FloridaSNMOM on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 04:49:40 PM PDT

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