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That "drive-thru challenge" question (on SparkPeople's poll)


Monday, January 14, 2013

I guess my biggest challenge at drive-throughs - or "drive-in windows" - is... NONE!!

'Cause I hardly ever go there!!

After living about eight years in the Balkans, Italy, and East Africa - ALL of which have very good local food - I'm pretty sure I didn't "leave" or "lose" anything at a drive-through window. And so, you find me there only rarely. This takes a load off... literally!! LOLLL!

Yes - every now and then I DO stop at one. Sometimes for coffee; sometimes for a "soft-serv" cone - aka frozen yogurt.

But I have no problem carrying fruits and veggies in a bag, or in the car, or making myself a veggieburger sandwich to bring along. And, yes, every now and then, I may indulge in a few fast-food french fries - but it's a RARE day, indeed! (There's a better chance to catch me ordering pizza - almost ANY kind except Domino's (personal preference).

Done for now! Thanks for reading and have a GREAT week, everybody!!

(signed) MsBootcamp
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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 1/18/2013 5:24AM

    Yepper I agree....I am drive thru free too:) I pack my own food all the time and yes get some looks. Oh well at least I feel good about the foods I am eating.

Happy Friday!

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SOKKERNUT 1/17/2013 10:44AM

    emoticon I rarely go through drives thoughs myself. My husband on the other hand does alot! And he is skinny as can be. LOL...

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LILY_SPARK 1/15/2013 2:01PM

    Growing up in a remote area, even when I *did* go into fast food places? I parked and walked in!

Now, of course, about all I can get 'out' is a coffee or whiskey. Celiac is 100% genetic, therefore 100% unforgiving. I can't even if I wanted to.

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MSBOOTCAMP 1/15/2013 1:43PM

    Thanks, ladies! You all are fascinating, on the ball, amazing...

It's lunchtime at work! More CHOICES!! emoticon

Always time to drink more WATER!!! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 1/15/2013 9:45AM

    Even if I do go to a fast food place (which is rarely except for coffee), I always go in and not through the drive-through.

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CELIAMINER 1/15/2013 8:25AM

    I don't frequent drive-throughs either. There's too much good stuff out there to waste calories on fast food.

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LASKIE2 1/15/2013 6:18AM

    This is very interesting, especially since just about every other commercial features fast food. That's a lots of control - very inspiring ........hmmmmmm

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ONE6OH 1/15/2013 3:08AM

    Thats very interesting. I dont frequent drive thrus much unless I have an SUV full of basketball players.

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CATHEMARIE 1/14/2013 11:00PM

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PINKNFITCARLA 1/14/2013 10:39PM

    Good for you! I avoid drive thru's like the plague!

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FLAMENM 1/14/2013 10:02PM

    Great week to you, too!

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MSBOOTCAMP 1/14/2013 8:59PM

    Interesting! How we're Fiji and India? I hope to visit both someday.

When you got back to USA and went to fast-food places, maybe you felt like you had "missed" something...??

Thanks for sharing!

Cheers!!

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SLENDERELLA61 1/14/2013 6:31PM

    Good for you!! Drive ins aren't an issue for me now, either. However, after living 3 years in India and the Fiji Islands 40 years ago, when I got home I frequented them.

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