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Positive Peer Pressure

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

I had a craving for some icecream last weekend. I looked up nutrition info for Dairy Queens Mini Blizzards and chose cookie dough, 420 calories, for just a 'mini' size. I planned it for my Sunday calories. We took the dogs for a walk at the park that afternoon. On the way home we went to the drive through at Dairy Queen. I ordered my Mini Cookie Dough Blizzard. My sister and brother-in-law ordered Mini Mint Oreo Blizzards, and my niece ordered a Mini Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard. I was surprised because she always gets a large blizzard. When I asked her why she ordered a mini blizzard she sheepishly replied, "peer pressure." We all got a good laugh out of that. Just goes to show you that you can have a positive influence on those around you when you make better choices.
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  • v MAYBER
    what a great example you have set and such a smart niece to see it
    it sure had to make you feel good
    hoping you will start posting on some of the topics on this team and reactivate some of the subjects one day at a time
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    1569 days ago
  • v FRAN0426
    We all hope great choices are good for us, but influencing your niece to get a smaller blizzard is icing on the cake( without eating the icing nor cake of course.
    1582 days ago
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